Articles tagged with: news rewired
With just under two weeks to go to our first ‘in focus’ event on social media newsgathering and verification, Journalism.co.uk is pleased to announce the final programme for the day, including new speakers from Reuters and The Associated Press.
Joining our expert line-up will be: John Pullman, global head of pictures and video at Reuters; George Sargent, social media producer at Reuters; Beth Colson, head of news production, international video, at The Associated Press; and Matt Cooke, UK, Ireland and Nordics lead at News Lab, Google, who is kindly sponsoring the event.
The half-day conference will take a detailed look at the questions surrounding eyewitness media search and verification, taking place on Wednesday 21 October at Reuters in Canary Wharf, London.
Mark Johnson, community editor, the Economist; Malika Bilal, digital producer and co-host of The Stream, Al Jazeera (via Skype); Hannah Waldram, community co-ordinator, the Guardian; Ros Atkins, presenter, World Have Your Say, BBC World Service; Tony Haile, chief executive, Chartbeat discuss growing engagement of audiences both across social media platforms and on news outlets’ own websites.
In the lead up to news:rewired – connected journalism, we are compiling a series of links posts on each session topic to offer some useful background reading for delegates before the event.
This post offers a collection of resources for session 1A, which will look at some of the new roles emerging within newsrooms and opportunities for integration and collaboration, from innovative ways to combine and connect departments to new ideas for collaboration between journalists and other digital roles, from developers to community managers.
Journalism.co.uk is pleased to announce that Joanna Geary, communities editor of the Times, will give the keynote speech to open the news:rewired – beyond the story conference next month
In our latest Q&A we talk to iVillage business development & marketing manager Lulu Phongmany about the value of creating and maintaining online communities and how iVillage’s users contribute to the site’s content
Citizens are now able “poke the beast of authority” at the touch of a button, according to Francis Irving, senior developer at mySociety.org
Francis Irving, senior developer at mySociety.org, the organisation behind Freedom of Information website Whatdotheyknow.com, shares his thoughts on the future pf public data access in the UK