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News:Rewired – The news stream: Lessons in live digital news reporting

Closing plenary!

In breaking or developing news situations, with audiences wanting to know the latest and most up-to-date pieces of information, many news outlets have introduced live streaming approaches to their news output, from liveblogs to more permanent pages dedicated to the streaming of the latest news snippets, images and social media content. The final panel will discuss the different approaches to this real-time reporting of news online, the decision making processes behind it and its impact on process within the newsroom.

With: Jason Mills, editor, web for ITV News; Raju Narisetti, managing editor, Wall Street Journal Digital Network; Patrick Heery, UK editor, BBC News website; Pete Clifton, executive editor, MSN; Ben Schneider, senior director and general manager for CoveritLive, Demand Media. Moderated by Kathryn Corrick, digital media consultant


Driving Innovation in Cities: Learning from Greater Manchester

Achieving economic growth and recovery when faced with an empty public purse and a radical agenda for devolution mean the need to innovate is greater than ever. So how can cities create an environment in which businesses and the public and third sectors can innovate more, better and faster?

Speakers include:

Sir Howard Bernstein, Chief Executive, Manchester City Council
Cathy Garner, Chief Executive, Manchester Knowledge Capital
Jonathan Kestenbaum, Chief Executive, NESTA
David Sanderson, Science Policy Manager, NWDA
Dr Julie Madigan, Chief Executive, Manufacturing Institute – FabLabs
Dermot Finch, Centre for Cities
Andy Westwood, Director of Skills and Employment, Manchester New Economy