This post contains presentations from session 3B, collaboration in investigative journalism, featuring Iain Overton, managing editor, Bureau of Investigative Journalism; Simon Perry, founder, Ventnor Blog; Paul Lewis, special projects editor, the Guardian and Christine Spolar, investigations and special projects editor, the Financial Times.
This post features video filmed by the BBC College of Journalism of Charlie Beckett, founding director of POLIS, the media think-tank at the London School of Economics, delivering the keynote speech at news:rewired – connected journalism on Thursday (6 October).
Collaborative data platform BuzzData has been named as the latest sponsor of Journalism.co.uk ‘s news:rewired – connected journalism conference, on 6 October.
Communications director Momoko Price will join the final panel of the day to discuss the future of collaboration in journalism and how journalists can make the most of the open web environment, share data and encourage greater transparency through greater accessibility and awareness of information.
Two heads are often better than one when it comes to working creatively.
Ahead of news:rewired – connected journalism, where digital journalists will discuss new opportunities for collaboration in the news industry, we outline ten free tools and apps which are available for journalists to use to work together on projects and news stories.
The final session of news:rewired – connected journalism will look at some of the key issues raised in a world of participatory journalism: the “digital-first” mentality, the values and standards of the link economy and the role and responsibilities of journalists and news organisation as active members of the open-web community.
Speakers already confirmed for this session are Steve Herrmann, editor of BBC News Online, and Anthony De Rosa, social media editor at Reuters (via Skype). More speakers will be announced shortly.
Beckett, previously programme editor for broadcasters including Channel 4 News and the BBC, will discuss the past, present and future of networked journalism, drawing on his extensive research and interest in the topic of participatory journalism and the growing examples of collaborative efforts within the news industry.
You can still buy tickets for news:rewired – connected journalism at this link.
Journalism.co.uk’s next news:rewired event will take place on 6 October at MSN’s London offices in Victoria.
news:rewired – connected journalism will look at the latest opportunities for collaboration in the newsroom given the evolution of new digital journalism roles, and how reporters can work with the wider community to improve, fund and find the journalism of the future.
Buy tickets here at the price of £130 (+VAT).
news:rewired reporters Heather Christie and Alex Walters caught up with Robin Hamman, head of social media for Headshift and Kate Day, head of communities for Telegraph.co.uk.