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A round-up of news:rewired - connected journalism

Want to know what happened at #newsrw today? Here is a summary of all the sessions.


  1. Charlie Beckett, founder of POLIS, kicked things off with a keynote speech.

  2. Here, Beckett summarises his key points from the speech:
  3. Session 1A: Newsroom architecture

    With: Helje Solberg, executive editor, VG; Karl Schneider, head of editorial development, Reed Business Information; and James Weeks, executive producer, new media, Sky News.
  4. There was plenty of discussion about the physical arrangement of the newsroom, but also a focus on the internal heirarchy and the need for change as newsrooms become more technical.

  5. Session 1B: Enhancing community engagement

    With: Laura Oliver, community coordinator, news, the Guardian; Kate Day, social media and engagement editor, the Telegraph; and Cathy Ma, head of social media, IPC Media.

  6. Session 2A: Integrated storytelling

    In the other session, Xavier Damman, co-founder, Storify; Adam Westbrook, online video journalist and lecturer and blogger; Stephen Abbott, executive producer, culture, the Guardian and Andy Cotgreave, senior product consultant, Tableau Software.