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#Newsrw: ‘Twitter is Reuters on acid, crack and cocaine’

| May 27, 2011 – 1:49 pm | 6,025 views
News Rewired :Conference 27-5-11- Thompson Reuters,London

The sorting the social media chaos session at news:rewired – noise to signal saw field producer Neal Mann create quite a buzz when he described Twitter as Reuters on acid, crack and cocaine

LIVE: Session 1B – Sorting the social media chaos

| May 27, 2011 – 10:04 am | 2,323 views
News Rewired :Conference 27-5-11- Thompson Reuters,London

Follow the sorting the social media chaos session at news:rewired – noise to signal with a CoverItLive blog from Wannabe Hacks

10 things every journalist should know about data

| April 26, 2011 – 1:14 pm | 16,224 views
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Journalists need to know and understand data and statistics.
It is not just the preserve of the investigative journalist but can – and should – be used and understood by reporters writing for local papers, magazines, the consumer and trade press and for online publications.
From crime statistics, government spending, bin collections, hospital infections and missing kittens and data journalism is part of every journalist’s patch.
Sarah Marshall takes a look at the essentials journalists need to know and tools to help along the way.

Q&A with Paul Bradshaw: crowdsourcing investigative journalism

| June 9, 2010 – 4:12 pm | 2,494 views

In our latest Q&A we talk to journalism trainer Paul Bradshaw about HelpMeInvestigate.com, the benefits of crowdsourcing for investigative journalism, and where the money’s coming from

Issue of citizen journalism produces heated debate

| January 14, 2010 – 5:15 pm | 18,806 views

The afternoon crowdsourcing session at news:rewired was dominated by disagreements about the value of citizen journalism

Social media predictions: 2010

| January 14, 2010 – 2:25 pm | 2,499 views

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.

Collaboration is key: citizen media, crowdsourcing and data-mashing

| November 4, 2009 – 4:33 pm | 2,861 views
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In breakout sessions during the afternoon we’ll be looking at various news collaborations, exploring the benefits and problems of citizen media, crowdsourcing, and commercial and new non-profit partnerships.