journalism conference

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Save the date for the next news:rewired (6 December) – ticket sales already underway!

news:rewired, the one-day digital journalism conference from, will return before the end of the year to give delegates a chance to hear from more key digital journalism experts on the latest tools, techniques and tips for producing the best online journalism.

The next news:rewired will take place on Thursday 6 December.

We will be announcing more details soon. Tickets are already on sale at this link.

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New York Times social media editor Liz Heron to give news:rewired keynote

Liz Heron, social media editor of the New York Times will give the keynote address at news:rewired – media in motion.

There will also be speakers at the conference, which is on the latest trends in digital journalism, from the BBC, Sky News, ITV News, Mozilla, MSN, Guardian, Times, Financial Times, Economist, AFP,,, Trinity Mirror, Manchester Evening News, Future Publishing, Factory Media, SoundCloud and BreakingNews.

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Announcing news:rewired – media in motion, 3 February 2012

Our next event news:rewired – media in motion will take place on 3 February at MSN’s London offices in Victoria, looking at the latest tools, strategies and approaches in online journalism and the use of digital technologies for innovative news production, with a focus on social and mobile developments.

Sessions at the one-day conference will include a look at the opportunities for online video, how to bring newsgames into news coverage, how best to time social media output, innovative approaches in mobile reporting and building coherent multi-platform strategies for delivering content across print, web, tablet and smartphone apps.

You can book tickets here. Tickets cost £130 (+VAT) and include lunch, refreshments and after event drinks on the day.

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Presentations and video from session #3B: collaboration in investigative journalism

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.

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Announcing the final session: The future of collaboration in digital journalism

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.

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Links: Enhancing community engagement

This post offers a collection of resources for session 1B, which will look at strategies for creating a buzz through continued and enhanced community engagement, offering insight into the new and innovative ways news outlets and journalists are using social media and internal platforms to keep the community alive, engaged and contributing.

Speakers on the panel will include Laura Oliver, community co-ordinator, news, the Guardian and Kate Day, social media and engagement editor, the Daily Telegraph. More speakers are still to be announced.

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