Both national and regional newsdesks can benefit from using tools like NewsWhip and Dataminr to respond quicker to unfolding events — but what does this mean for the accuracy of their journalism?
With our conference just around the corner, we put together a short video that rounds up main talking points on the agenda.
Our 25th Newsrewired will, as always, feature a mix of workshops, talks and panel discussions about the latest tools, trends and techniques in digital journalism. Here are five things you will learn.
The breaking news panel at news:rewired featured Chris Hamilton, social media editor for BBC News, Paul Quigley, chief executive of NewsWhip Spike, Justine Mackinnon, co-founder of CrisisMappersUK and Jason Mills, editor, web at ITV News. The session was moderated by Laura Oliver, community manager at the Guardian.
The session included a look at breaking news strategy on social media as well as on a news outlet’s own digital platforms. It also showed delegates the potential use of mapping technology and crowdsourcing to find and tell stories as they happen, as well as a consideration of three different types of breaking news “perspectives”.
You can catch-up on the discussion with this video.
A live blog of the opening session at news:rewired where speakers discuss digital tools for breaking news situations