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We catch up with some of the delegates at the end of the latest news:rewired event – noise to signal, to ask them what they thought of the line-up, what they will take away from the sessions, and how they will follow up on some of the lessons from the day
This post offers presentations from Session 2B – Social media strategy featuring: Jack Riley, head of digital audience and content development, the Independent; Stefan Stern, director of strategy, Edelman; Mark Jones, global communities editor, Reuters News; Mark Johnson, community editor, the Economist and Suw Charman-Anderson, social technologist.
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.
We catch up with some of the delegates at the end of the latest news:rewired event – beyond the story, to ask them what their favourite sessions were, what they will take away from the day’s events and what they thought of the line-up
The one-day event looked at the processes and technology beyond producing content which could help make journalism more powerful. Sessions included discussions on building a community from scratch, search engine optimisation, linked data and the semantic web and the digital production desk.
Journalism is about storytelling, right? It’s a narrative form, isn’t it? What about using non-narrative means to disseminate news around issues like climate change, the financial crisis or coalition politics. Our final session looked at the use of computer games in the future of journalism
Focusing on local history, getting input from experts, and making journalism a two-way stree using interactive features are some of the ways to build communities around content, Walker told delegates
Times communities editor Joanna Geary tells news:rewired that it shouldn’t just be eyeballs anymore but about engaging with existing readers and communities around content
On Thursday 16 December Journalism.co.uk will bring you news:rewired – beyond the story, offering practical advice from experts in journalism and digital publishing. The day-long event will look at the processes and technology beyond producing content that can make your journalism and communications more powerful.
The sessions will include: building communities for content from scratch; search engine optimisation for specialist publishers; new business ideas; building a brand and what linked data and the semantic web mean for journalists.
Take a closer look at the event with our video and hear more on the topics to be discussed from three of our scheduled speakers. Malcolm Coles, director of Digital Sparkle explains why effective SEO is often missing from publisher websites and how to rectify this; Rory Brown from Briefing Media discusses the necessary attributes of a media entrepreneur; and the Guardian’s Martin Belam talks about the importance of linked data and the semantic web to journalists in an increasingly open data world.
Last week Journalism.co.uk attended Reuters and Amplified’s #1pound40 conference. More details on the event at this link – but essentially a series of discussion on the impact and potential for social media in journalism and politics.
@documentally aka Christian Payne was hopping from table to table capturing audio of the discussion which he kindly shared using Audioboo.