Laura Kuenssberg, business editor, ITV News; Neal Mann, digital news editor, Sky News; Katherine Haddon, head of online, English, AFP; and Tom McArthur, UK editor, breakingnews.com discuss setting social media standards
Social media has become an essential newsgathering tool for journalists. Here we look at the top 10 tips and tools to make the most out of web
This post offers presentations from Session 1B – Sorting the social media chaos featuring: Nicola Hughes, data journalist, Data Miner UK; Alex Gubbay, social media editor, BBC News; Neal Mann, freelance field producer, Sky News and Fergus Bell, senior producer, Associated Press. Moderated by Suw Charman-Anderson, social technologist.
‘It’s not about being the centre of attention any more, it’s about creating a party and making it rock,’ said Mark Jones of Reuters in the social media strategy session at news:rewired. But at the Independent they are the focus with more than 100,000 Likes across the newspaper’s Facebook presence
The sorting the social media chaos session at news:rewired – noise to signal saw field producer Neal Mann create quite a buzz when he described Twitter as Reuters on acid, crack and cocaine
The social media strategy session at news:rewired – noise to signal takes a closer look at how news organisations are using social media to report and engage with online communities.
How can journalists measure the impact of their online reputation?
This selection of resources shows examples of how political journalists broadcast their work online and interact with one another.
There are also guides to social networking policies, Twitter style, and Facebook news feeds.
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news:rewired reporters Heather Christie and Alex Walters caught up with Robin Hamman, head of social media for Headshift and Kate Day, head of communities for Telegraph.co.uk.
Kate Day, from the Telegraph, and Jessica Reed, from the Guardian discuss effective uses of social media