Friday, May 23, 2008

June meeting invitation

What happened when a traditional daily newspaper opened up their newsroom decision-making to everyone - customers, collaborators, colleagues and competitors - in real time?
Hear from Alison Gow, deputy editor and one of the forces behind the Liverpool Daily Post LIVE project, at a Trinity Mirror Merseyside open house for Digital Editors Network on 16 June. You’ll also hear from David Higgerson, new Head of Multimedia for Trinity Mirror Regionals, on his plans for the future, and from Business Development Director Mark Dickinson on why he’s bullish about monetising the web.
The afternoon will start with a short walk-about the Merseyside news and will be followed by a (pay-as-you-guzzle) drinks & dinner Net(work)ing event at Piccolino Italian restaurant.
1:45 pm Registration at TM Regionals front desk, Old Hall St , Liverpool. (It's the vast glass-fronted building just up the road from Moorfields train station) NB. the Pall Mall NCP car park is the most convenient for motorists
2:00pm Walk-about the Liverpool Daily Post and Liverpool Echo shared newsroom with Alison Gow
2:30pm Going boldly in the multimedia future - Dave Higgerson
3:15pm Liverpool Daily Post Liveblog - Alison Gow
4:00pm Break
4:15pm Show me the money! - Mark Dickinson
5:00pm DEN: What next?
5:30pm Drinks & NETWORKING dinner for Digital Editors at Piccolino (It’s pay as you guzzle).
DEN is another industry partnership initiative of the of the University of Central Lancashire, Preston. Attendance is free, but space for this event is limited to 25 on a first-come basis.

To book a place email Nick Turner at

Wednesday, May 07, 2008

Thanks for your support

Thanks for your support last week. It's great to see people travelling from far and wide (Ipswich and Dundee!) to take part.
I think this list gives some idea of who attended. Sorry if I've missed anyone out.

Craig McGinty, freelance

Sarah Hartley, MEN

Andy Dickinson, UCLan

Alison White, Reading Evening News

Christian Dunn, Evening Leader

Arup Biswas, Johnston Press

George Hopkin, Johnston Press

Louise Thomas, UCLan

Ian Harvey, Express & Star

Oliver Luft, Journalism UK

Stewart McIntosh

Martin Hamer, LEP

Rod Kiddell, Sirius Media

Richard Rooney, DC Thomson

James Griffin, Evening Star

David Higgerson, Daily Post

Dan Owen, Daily Post

Lee Swettenham, GMWN

Marin Hamer, LEP

Rick Waghorn,

Peter Boler, MEN

Nick Turner, CN Group

Sue Crawford, CN Group