Getting hold of meaningful data is the great battle facing British journalists, Heather Brooke said in her keynote speech at news:rewired – noise to signal. The Freedom of Information campaigner urged journalists to challenge the ‘unhelpful attitude’ of public records being withheld
Follow the data journalism toolkit session at news:rewired – noise to signal with a CoverItLive blog from Wannabe Hacks
Liveblogging has been called the “death of journalism” to the “embodiment of its future“. However people feel about it, it is a big issue for online journalism.
From election coverage to civil unrest, to the arrest of Julian Assange, liveblogging has been used to cover fast-moving stories.
Different formats are used by a variety of news organisations from newspapers to broadcasters.
The final session of news:rewired will take a close look at liveblogging and what it means for online journalism, hearing from those who use the format every day.
Follow our linked data and semantic web session with a Scribble Live blog from Wannabe Hacks
In the run up to news:rewired we’ll be publishing some thoughts from our speakers on the subject of their session. In this post we talk to Guardian datablog and datastore editor Simon Rogers about what 2011 holds for datajournalism
We round up some of the most innovative contributions to news:rewired, from the permanently out-of-office approach, to video game storytelling, to the location-based social media explosion