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Liveblogging enhances the journalistic process, according to Anna Doble, social media producer at Channel 4 News and a site editor for Channel4.com/news.
At Channel 4 News liveblogging sits alongside other content ‘adding value’ to the work carried out by the teams working on the television programme and on the website rather than replacing it.
Liveblogging allows for constant breaking news updates throughout the day as well as greater engagement with viewers.
Anna will be discussing these issues on the panel for the liveblogging session at news:rewired.
In our latest Q&A we talk to FT interactives editor Rob Minto about interactives, data visualisations and inforgraphics, and how these new ways of storytelling are changing journalism for everyone
Rob Minto is interactive editor at the Financial Times, with responsibility for interactive graphics, multimedia, audio and blogs. He has also been the FT’s technology correspondent, and has worked at the paper for more than six years. Before the FT, Rob worked as an online editor at the Risk Waters Group (now Incisive Media) and […]
Peter Bale is the executive producer of Microsoft UK, responsible for content on platforms including MSN UK – the largest commercial portal in the UK. He joined Microsoft from News Corporation where he was online editorial director of the Times and the Sunday Times. He was a founder of FTMarketWatch.com and was a Reuters correspondent […]
Kevin Anderson is a freelance journalist and digital strategist with more than a decade of experience with the BBC and the Guardian. Anderson has been a digital journalist since 1996 with experience in radio, television, print and the web. As a journalist, he uses blogs, social networks, Web 2.0 tools and mobile technology to break […]
News:rewired was a high trending topic on Twitter: catch-up with #newsrw conversation at this link. There was a liveblog tracking tweets at this link. The BBC College of Journalism filmed parts of the day and City University live-streamed the key sessions. City University journalism students Dina Rickman, Arj Singh, Heather Christie and Alex Walters provided […]
The afternoon crowdsourcing session at news:rewired was dominated by disagreements about the value of citizen journalism
In the latest of our Q&As we talk to Ruth Barnett, social media correspondent for Sky News – who this week begins a new political role for the organisation’s Westminster bureau. She joined the broadcaster in 2007 as a multimedia producer and was appointed as Twitter correspondent in March 2009, before taking on her most […]
Ruth Barnett is a social media correspondent for Sky News. She joined the broadcaster in 2007 as a multimedia producer and was appointed as Twitter correspondent in March 2009, before taking on her most recent role last month. Ruth has pioneered Sky’s real-time coverage of live events and uses Twitter and social media to track […]
“There has never been a more exciting time to be a journalist,” said Channel 4 news presenter Jon Snow earlier this year.
It’s fair to say there’s never been a more challenging time either, as economic, social and technological developments irreversibly change the shape of the newsroom and the face of the media landscape.
To help the industry navigate its way through this new terrain, Journalism.co.uk is pleased to introduce news:rewired, a brand new one-day journalism event for 2010 at City University. We’re gathering together some of the best people on the UK digital news scene to present what they do and how they do it. Everyone is welcome, whether from one-person media enterprises to large news organisations.