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#newsrw: A great Storify of news:rewired highlights

One of the speakers who presented at Friday’s news:rewired – noise to signal event has created a fantastic Storify of the event.

Mark Jones, who is global communities editor for Reuters News, has created this summary of tweets, photos, articles and personal comments brought together with an easy-to-follow narrative.

It does not include all sessions but gives an overview of journalist, writer and freedom-of-information campaigner Heather Brooke’s keynote speech, a session on sorting the social media chaos, another on social media strategy and a round-up what went on at a session on liveblogging.

#newsrw: How to follow today’s news:rewired event

Journalism.co.uk’s news:rewired – noise to signal event is taking place today at Thomson Reuters, Canary Wharf, London.

The one-day conference is focusing on data journalism and how to filter the noise of large datasets, social networks, and audience metrics into a clear signal.

The key-note speaker is journalist, author and freedon-of-information campaigner Heather Brooke, who is best known for her role in bringing MPs expenses to light.

Other speakers include key players from the BBC, the Guardian, Reuters News, the Telegraph, News International, the Economist and Channel 4 News, the Independent, the Financial Times, the Press Association and Sky News, plus lots of smaller organisations specialising in data, social media and journalism.

To keep up-to-date with what is happening today, follow the #newsrw hashtag, @newsrewired on Twitter, posts and a liveblog on newsrewired.com and stories here on Journalism.co.uk.

You can also search stories, photos, videos and audio across the web by using the #newsrw hashtag.

#newsrw: How to follow news:rewired – beyond the story

If you’re not able to make Journalism.co.uk’s digital journalism event news:rewired – beyond the story taking place tomorrow (Thursday 16 December), never fear – we’ll be providing lots of coverage of the day’s events, news and views on newsrewired.com, Journalism.co.uk and Twitter. You can read more about who’s attending and who’ll be speaking on http://www.newsrewired.com.

On newsrewired.com there will be blog posts covering each session and a liveblog of the day broken down into the sessions again from Wannabe Hacks’ Nick Petrie and Matt Caines.

The BBC College of Journalism will be on handing filming snippets from the day’s action, which will also be posted on the site and speaker presentations will be added to the website as soon as possible after the event.

To follow others’ tweets and blog posts about the day, use the newsrewired.com buzz page or follow the hashtag #newsrw. We’ll also be tweeting from the @newsrewired Twitter account.

#newsrw: Follow the tweets at news:rewired

This liveblog will pick up the tweets tagged #newsrw at Friday’s news:rewired event. Follow here, or via news:rewired.com.

#newsrw: Countdown to Journalism.co.uk’s news:rewired event – are you coming?

It’s just one week till news:rewired – the nouveau niche at Microsoft UK in London, our one-day event for journalists and communications professionals with a specialist subject or beat.

**Last chance to buy** We have a couple of tickets still available, so click through fast, to be in with a chance.

So who’s coming along on Friday 25 June? You can see a full list of delegates here; and a full list of speakers at this link. We’ve also created this Wordle showing the various organisations at which our delegates work (click through image to see larger version):

As reported on our news:rewired site, UBM is the best represented B2B publisher, with 10 delegates, followed by Reed Business Information in second, with five delegates and three speakers. Follow this link for further breakdown.

#newsrw: 10 tickets left – get yours before the price goes up

There are just 10 tickets left for news:rewired – the nouveau niche, Journalism.co.uk’s one-day event on 25 June for journalists working within a specialist beat or patch.

If you want one now – here’s the link to book: http://www.journalism.co.uk/195/

The price is currently discounted at £80 (+VAT), but will return to the full price of £100 (+VAT) tomorrow, Friday 11 June.

If you need more convincing, full details of the day are at this link. In summary we’ve got speakers from MSN UK, the Financial Times, Reed Business Information and the BBC discussing paid content, mobile, social media, data journalism and much, much more.

If you’re not able to attend you’ll be able to follow proceedings on @newsrewired and http://www.newsrewired.com.

Win a Livescribe Pulse smartpen from Journalism.co.uk

To spread the word even further about our forthcoming digital journalism event news:rewired – the nouveau niche, we are offering you the chance to win a Livescribe Pulse smartpen worth £150.

Imagine a pen that can record audio as you write and link that recording to the exact notes you taken down, before transforming your written notes into notes on your computer screen to be saved and searched.

Using a camera, microphone and speaker, the Livescribe Pulse smartpen does just that. As a journalist, this means its easy to find audio clips from interviews and speeches quickly by simply tapping the relevant notes in your pad or by searching your handwritten notes on a computer. Furthermore, you can share your notes through pencasts: online interactive Flash videos of handwritten notes and audio.

In his review of the pen, Shane Richmond, head of technology for the Telegraph, says: “In the few days that the Livescribe Pulse smartpen has been on my desk one colleague has bought one and another two say that they plan to. It has that effect on people.”

The entry requirement is simple, all you have to do is follow @newsrewired and tweet the following:

Come to #newsrw digital #journalism event 25:06:10. Follow @newsrewired & RT for chance to #win smartpen http://is.gd/c7f2a

In the run up to the first news:rewired event earlier this year Guardian community moderator Todd Nash won an HD Flip Camera after taking part in our retweet competition.

The competition will close on Friday 4 June 2010 at 1pm (GMT) and the winner will be selected at random and announced shortly after. The terms and conditions of the competition are listed below.

Not convinced? Watch the pen in action:

news:rewired – the nouveau niche is a one-day event hosted by Journalism.co.uk aimed at specialist journalists looking for digital ideas, tips, and inspiration from the industry’s best. It’s hosted in partnership with the BBC College of Journalism and MSN UK and sponsored by Kyte.

We’ll be offering practical sessions on crowdsourcing, data visualisations, community management; emerging news technology; and paid-for content. Keynotes include MSN UK executive producer Peter Bale, and Marc Reeves, editor of TheBusinessDesk.com West Midlands and former regional newspaper editor.

Tickets cost £80 (+VAT) until 11 June when they return to the full price of £100 (+VAT). They can be booked here – our last event sold out so please buy your tickets early to avoid disappointment.

If you’re interested in sponsoring the event or have any other queries, you can contact the Journalism.co.uk team. Contact us on laura [at] journalism.co.uk for more details.

Competition entry terms and conditions

1. Competition entry is subject to the acceptance of these conditions.
2. How to enter: the competition requires entrants to both follow the @newsrewired twitter feed and retweet the following phrase ‘Come to #newsrw digital #journalism event 25:06:10. Follow @newsrewired & RT for chance to #win smartpen http://is.gd/c7f2a’. The retweet must keep the entirety of the phrase intact to be valid for entry.
3. Competition will run from 11am (GMT) Friday 14 May 2010 until 1pm (GMT) Friday 4 June.
4. Any entries received after 1pm (GMT) on Friday 4 June 2010 will be void.
5. The winner will be selected at random from all correct entries received.
6. The judges’ decision will be final.
7. Although every effort will be made to ensure the prize is with the winner before 25 June this cannot be guaranteed and Mousetrap Media Ltd accepts no responsibility for late prize delivery.
8. Mousetrap Media Ltd reserves the right to discontinue the competition at any stage without reason.
9. The prize is both non-refundable and non-returnable. Mousetrap media Ltd accepts no responsibility for any harm, expense, liability or injury that may be sustained relating to or arising from participation in this competition or acceptance or use of the prize.
10. Employees of Mousetrap Media Ltd, those involved directly with the news:rewired event and their immediate families are not eligible to win.
11. The winner in accepting the prize authorises Mousetrap Media to publicise, in any media, his or her name, job title and Twitter handle unless prohibited by law.
12. You can retweet as many times as you like, but it will only count as one entry.

Econsultancy: ‘How small newspapers can make money from Twitter’

Ben LaMothe expands upon an idea he had at last week’s news:rewired conference of local newspapers making money through building focused, well-researched Twitter networks.

Newspapers are selling their Twitter streams as an targeted advertising platform. If you’re a small newspaper and you sign up 10 businesses to a Twitter advertising scheme, charge them £100 per week, you could end up with a few thousand pounds worth of advertising revenue.

As your Twitter following grows to a certain point, adjust your rate to reflect the growing audience. If it drops, to a certain point, adjust it down.

Full post at this link…

#FollowJourn: @newsrewired/Journalism.co.uk’s digital journalism event

#FollowJourn: news:rewired

Who? Journalism.co.uk’s inaugural event on digital journalism.

What? It’s happening today! There are sessions on multimedia, social media and crowdsourcing for journalists, as well as special focus on working in partnerships in local media, using data and making money online.

Where? You can follow the whole day and participate online at www.newsrewired.com.

Contact? @newsrewired.

Just as we like to supply you with fresh and innovative tips every day, we’re recommending journalists to follow online too. They might be from any sector of the industry: please send suggestions (you can nominate yourself) to judith or laura at journalism.co.uk; or to @journalismnews.

#newsrw: How to put news:rewired on your own blog

Over on Journalism.co.uk we’ve explained the various ways you can follow our news:rewired event tomorrow, but we thought we’d share the code for embedding the CoverItLive liveblog which will pick up #newsrw Twitter conversation and commentary:

<iframe src=”http://www.coveritlive.com/index2.php/option=com_altcaster/task=viewaltcast/altcast_code=36632b9923/height=550/width=470″ scrolling=”no” height=”550px” width=”470px” frameBorder=”0″ allowTransparency=”true” ><a href=”http://www.coveritlive.com/mobile.php?option=com_mobile&task=viewaltcast&altcast_code=36632b9923″ >news:rewired</a></iframe>

It will be set live at 10.15am tomorrow morning; to participate, you can register with a CoverItLive log in or with your Twitter account. To follow it on our site, follow this link: http://www.newsrewired.com/?p=912

Meanwhile follow the ‘buzz’ here. After the event, we hope to share video content courtesy of the BBC College of Journalism. We expect plenty of blog coverage too: from our own team of City students, as well as other well-known media bloggers.

Throughout the day, you will be able to pick up AudioBoos tagged #newsrw – these can be embedded using the code supplied on audioboo.fm.

More information at this link and at http://newsrewired.com.