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Next meeting

Early notice that the next Digital Editors’ Network event will be on January 29th at UCLan in Preston.
We hope to cover two topics in reasonable depth: law and online publishing and search engine optimisation.
There will also be a short session to exchange ideas and share problems.

We expect to meet at 1pm again and finish in time for the Journalism Leaders forum which takes place the same day and will be focusing on sporting journalism.

Speakers and further details to follow.

If you are thinking of coming along please ping me an email.

A great success

Just to report that our meeting on Oct 16th was a great success – both in terms of the turn-out and the content.
In attendance were (in no particular order and sorry if I got a job title wrong or missed somebody out):
Sarah Hartley, Manchester Evening News
Jon Barron, Yorkshire Weekly newspapers
Oliver Luft,
Chris Leggett, electronic editor MNA
Ian Harvey, assistant electronic editor MNA
Arup Biswas, Group Editorial Content manager, Johnston Press
David Higgerson, diigial editor, Daily Post
Rob Artisan, PR
Steve Bennedick, head of SKY news online
Nick Turner, CN Group
Craig McGinty, freelance journalist and blogger
Lee Swettenham, Guardian Media Weekly Newsapapers
Shelina Begum,
Mike Hill, Lancashire Evening Post
Andy Dickinson, UCLan video journalism

Andy Dickinson led a discussion about video journalism that was packed full of useful tips and useful info
Craig McGinty then pointed the way for newspapers wishing to connect to the blogosphere
Finally I kicked off …

Join us on the 16th

THE next meeting of the Digital Editors' Network, at UCLan in Preston, will be focusing on what works in online publishing, getting the best out of video and how blogs and the established media can work together.
The Digital Editors’ Network is an initiative to enable sharing of best practice between journalists running media websites.
The three discussions will form part of the 7th Journalism Leaders Forum, on October 16, featuring the regional editorial director of Trinity Mirror Neil Benson, who is amongst the panelists considering the global impact of the local news business.
The schedule for the get together is:
1pm: Meet for spot of lunch
1.30pm: Video journalism - Q&ADiscussion led by Andy Dickinson, lecturer in digital journalism at UCLan, giving pointers on developing web content and topics such as using Youtube
2.45pm: How journalists can connect with the blogosphereDiscussion led by Craig McGinty covering topics such as setting up community blogs, staff blogs, enhancing b…