news:rewired logo We’re delighted and honoured to announce that’s
deputy editor James Fryer will be joining an acclaimed line-up of speakers
representing media from the BBC and Guardian to the Times and Telegraph, no
less – at the inaugural news:rewired event in
London this January.

Taking place on Wednesday 14 January 2010 at City
University, where’s editor Michelle Byrne incidentally studied the
newspaper journalism postgraduate course a few years back, the event is being organised
by as an opportunity for working journalists, trainees,
journalism students and academics to learn from those with first-hand
experience in the industry.

The keynote speech will come from George Brock, head of
City University's journalism department, with speakers then being organised into
three main subject areas.

Multimedia speakers will include freelance journalism and
multimedia producer Adam Westbrook, CEO of AudioBoo Mark Rock and internet
consultant / media blogger Malcolm Coles.

Those speaking about collaboration including Demotix commissioning editor Andy Heath, Guardian Local launch editor Sarah Hartley and senior developer at Francis Irving.

While the making money speakers will be Sift CEO Ben
Heald, head of digital media at Greg Hadfield, partner at media
law firm Wiggin Caroline Kean and’s very own James Fryer.

For anyone with an interest in the UK media industry, don’t
delay in booking your ticket for what’s sure to prove an engaging insight for
would-be and established publishers alike:

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