digital journalism

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Need a hotel while attending #newsrw? The Georgian House offers discount for delegates

Ahead of news:rewired – full stream ahead we have been asked by some delegates about where to stay nearby. As a result we’re pleased to say The Georgian House is offering conference delegates a 10 per cent discount on its online room rate.

The four-star bed and breakfast is located near to Victoria Station and just a 10 to 15 minute walk from the event venue at MSN UK, Cardinal Place, 100 Victoria Street, London, SW1E 5JL.

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Liveblogging and beyond: Six examples of innovative digital real-time reporting

One of the sessions at the news:rewired – full stream ahead digital journalism conference will look at how news sites are innovating in providing real-time updates via liveblogs and live streams of news.

Here are five examples of innovations in live digital news reporting, including from BBC News, ITV News and the Wall Street Journal, all of which will be represented by speakers in the session at news:rewired.

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Chartbeat is latest sponsor of news:rewired – full stream ahead

We are pleased to announce real-time website data company Chartbeat as the latest sponsor of news:rewired – full stream ahead,’s latest digital journalism conference.

The one-day conference, being held at MSN UK’s offices in Victoria on Friday 13 July, will be focused on the latest tools, techniques and tips on how to produce the best journalism online and make it earn its keep, with innovative case studies from the industry.

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What to expect from news:rewired – full stream ahead

An overview of news:rewired – full stream ahead, with details of what is happening, who should attend and who is speaking.

Most of the tickets have now been sold so get yours before the event sells out.

What? news:rewired is a one-day conference focusing on the latest developments in digital journalism. Throughout the day more than 30 speakers will share case studies and best practice.

Topics for this event include data journalism, social media and verification.

It’s the seventh news:rewired event and is organised by

When? Friday, 13 July. 8.45am (for 9.30am start) to 5.30pm, followed by networking drinks.

Where? MSN (Microsoft) HQ, London. (Address: Cardinal Place, 100 Victoria Street, London SW1E 5JL – see a map and a picture of the easy-to-spot building.)

Book Your Place!

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Collection of verification resources for journalists, ahead of #newsrw

A key issue facing journalists on a daily basis when working on any platform is how to verify information they are receiving. When it comes to working online the need to verify content shared on social media and other forms of user generated content sumbitted online remains just as important. At news:rewired – full stream […]

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Washington Post’s executive producer for digital news Cory Haik to give news:rewired keynote

Cork Haik will deliver the keynote presentation at news:rewired – full stream ahead on 13 July.

More than 30 news industry innovators will speak on the day, on topics including verification, making digital journalism sustainable, the art of storytelling on social media, mobile, data journalism and community engagement.

Tickets sold out three weeks before the last event – so book now to avoid dissapointment

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More speakers confirmed for #newsrw, including Wall Street Journal, Guardian and Johnston Press

Announcing the agenda and additional speakers who will be presenting at news:rewired – full stream ahead, which will take place on 13 July 2012 at MSN HQ, London.

New speakers include Raju Narisetti, managing editor, WSJ Digital Network, Alex Gubbay, director of digital platforms at Johnston Press, Subhajit Banerjee, mobile editor at the Guardian and John Barnes, managing director of the technology and digital division at Incisive Media.

We’re also pleased to confirm Pete Clifton, executive producer of MSN; Martin Fewell, deputy editor of Channel 4 News and Damian Kimmelman, CEO of Duedil.

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Latest on news:rewired – full stream ahead: First speakers announced

The first speakers to be announced as presenting at news:rewired – full stream ahead are from news outlets including the Guardian, the Economist, the Telegraph and ITV News

Sessions at the one-day conference will cover:
– how to work with and maximise engaged communities across platforms
– the latest developments in mobile news publishing and how best to exploit portable platforms
– the array of social media platforms at a journalist’s disposal, beyond (and including) Twitter and Facebook
– advice on handling rumour online and the recommended verification and correction processes
– money matters – the latest approaches to making money from news online and what users are prepared to offer in exchange for content
– how the ‘live stream’ approach to digital news reporting and live social feeds are being built into traditional news output

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