Brighton Future of News Group

Brighton Future of News Group

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Lucy C. Looking for rugby enthusiasts to take part in website usability testing in Brighton Thursday 20th or Friday 21st Feb. Earn £30 for your...

If you're free for a couple of hours this Thursday 20th, or Friday 21st Feb (during the day), and want to help test one of our new websites (rugby related) please send me a message. You will be compensated £30 for just an...

  • 7 months ago

Lucy C. Looking for rugby enthusiasts to take part in website usability testing in Brighton next week!

If you're free for a couple of hours next week, and want to help test one of our new websites (rugby related) please send me a message. A small compensation may be awarded for your time. Candidates must be over the age of...

  • 7 months ago

Sarah L. My Society – a great tool for journalists and bloggers

My Society runs many of the UKs best known democracy websites from They Work For You to FixMyStreet. Find out more about how My Society sites can generate source material for journalists and bloggers when Myfanwy Nixfon...

Myfanwy Nixon from My Society, creators of numerous useful tools including They Work for You, will talk about how the public use the organisation's various tools, such as Fix My Transport and...

  • March 14, 2012

Sarah L. Hacks/Hackers Brighton launches on 8 September at The Dome. Tickets are still available for this free event which is part of the Brighton...

There will be two short talks on apps, both based on the Guardian. One is Guardian Anywhere, an unofficial app for Android, which Tom Hume and James Hugman from Future Platforms will be telling us about. The second is an...

Hacks and hackers journalism.co.uk

Journalism meets technology at our Hacks/Hackers Brighton meetup at the Brighton Dome on 8 September...

  • August 22, 2011

Sarah L. How social media has changed the way Sussex Police interacts, with Nick Cloke

Sussex Police head of media relations Nick Cloke has encouraged officers at all levels of the force to use social media, such as Twitter. In the discussion at the next Brighton Future of News Group meeting, on Monday, March...

From PCSOs to chief inspectors, Sussex Police has embraced social media. During the recent student protests senior officers used Twitter and Audioboo to provide updates to the press and public. As...

  • March 11, 2011

Sarah L.

Josh Halliday was an extremely popular guest at the first BFONG of 2011. His strong work ethic and enthusiasm for hyperlocal news as well as his career in technology and media journalism, impressed everyone who attended. ...

  • January 18, 2011

Sarah L. On Monday, January 17, Guardian media and technology reporter Josh Halliday is coming along to BFONG.

Josh will be talking about his award-winning hyperlocal blog and how his strong presence on social media helped him secure a job with The Guardian when he was fresh out of university. Major news stories Josh has covered...

  • January 13, 2011