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#newsrw: 10 tips for using social media as a news gathering tool

| June 1, 2011 – 3:56 pm | 13,700 views
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Social media has become an essential newsgathering tool for journalists. Here we look at the top 10 tips and tools to make the most out of web

#newsrw: A round-up of the best blogs from news:rewired – noise to signal

| June 1, 2011 – 12:38 pm | 9,534 views
News Rewired :Conference 27-5-11- Thompson Reuters,London

We’ve rounded up some of the best coverage of news:rewired from speakers and delegates alike and collected it together in one handy post.

Speaker Nicola Hughes – DataMinerUK has written a detailed summary of her talk in the sorting the social media chaos session, complete with tips on her favourite journalism tools.

On the Reuters Blog Mark Jones, who spoke in the social media strategy session, used Storify to round up Tweets, pictures and text from across the day.

And RBI’s Adam Tinworth heroically liveblogged every session he was in. Including the liveblogging session.

For all this and more, continue reading…

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

| May 27, 2011 – 1:49 pm | 10,035 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 | 3,452 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