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news:rewired – media in motion is now sold out, here is what delegates can look forward to

| January 17, 2012 – 11:31 am | 5,995 views
Sold out cropped - flickr

As tickets have now sold out, what treats are in store for delegates attending the digital journalism conference on Friday, 3 February?

The one-day conference on the latest trends in digital journalism will open with a keynote speech from Liz Heron, social media editor at the New York Times, who will give delegates a taster of social media strategy from across the pond, outlining how the title taps into social networks for newsgathering and community engagement.

The remainder of the day will feature a total of six sessions and three workshops for delegates to choose from. See the agenda for full details.

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news:rewired – noise to signal: what the delegates thought

| June 6, 2011 – 11:18 am | 4,547 views

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

Speaker presentations: Session 2B – Social media strategy

| June 3, 2011 – 10:41 am | 6,376 views
Session 3B Knowing your audience

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.

10 things every journalist should know about data

| April 26, 2011 – 1:14 pm | 18,045 views
Data visuals

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.

news:rewired – beyond the story: what the delegates thought

| December 20, 2010 – 4:49 pm | 7,350 views

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.

Going beyond the story: journalism, storytelling and computer games

| December 16, 2010 – 6:14 pm | 4,631 views

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

Community editors should be an integral part of the newsroom, says Media Wales’ Ed Walker

| December 16, 2010 – 12:47 pm | 14,883 views

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

Tight-knit communities make brands successful, not numbers, says Joanna Geary

| December 16, 2010 – 11:09 am | 6,526 views

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

news:rewired – hear from ‘beyond the story’ speakers why you should come

| October 25, 2010 – 2:16 pm | 6,744 views

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.

Tickets are available at £100 (+VAT) from this link.

Thoughts from #1pound40: Can Twitter curate journalism?

| November 20, 2009 – 4:16 pm | 3,893 views

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.