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SOCIETY OF EDITORS GLASGOW DAY TWO 2020 VISION

09.35 Douglas Mccabe Enders analysis Number of consumption opportunities .Diversity of platforms.Way gets used and revenue streams.Digital main change.Tv consumption gone up in last few years.Newspaper circulation gone donw but now more accelerated esp after 2003.Google came on stream>Newspaper lovers increase love not vice versa

0940 Fewer newsagents Number likely to come down,Subscriptions one third of magazine sales,10% of newspaper sales.Younger people printed product once a day not relevant for their lifestyle.

09.45 Disaggregration in all areas.news more rapid change than newspapers.Myriad  of different tactic used by papers,BBC news largest news player on  line follwoed by Mail online.Ad revenue very volatile for press.TV 23% in 2999m23% today,

Callsified completly transformed in six or seven years .In 2008 crossover point.Newspaper size grown enormously

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SOCIETY OF EDITORS GLASGOW LIVE BLOG SESSION SIX :DEMOCRACY

4.10 Lesley Riddoch introduces subject

Bill Akass Managing Editor News of  the World.Building website.Amazing run oof NOW stories this year.Prevent abuse of power simply because we exist.V.alue of  free press in corruption we prevent,Public interest?Not a snobbish elite.Public interest impact on lives of our readers.

4.12 Cricket max fixing .Extraordianry story.Huge detterent to corruption.Political system one of cleanest in the world.Mps expenses-seen as small beer in other countries.BBC fifa film-not deterred abotu exposing corruption

4.15 Paul Francis Kent Messenger Kent journo of the eyar.local paper worst in world for recycling.cameron’s big society-what checks and balnaces on privatised suppliers,planned merger of councils in london and elswhere-no voter say in the matter.Smal cabals may emerge.Transparency revolution-all councils from janaury publish all deals over £500.Will journalists understand?How wil they find their way around it.

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SOCIETY OF EDITORS GLASGOW LIVE BLOG SESSION FIVE: TRAINING

3.05|Joanne Butcher ceo nctj on firsdt.Trying to meet the needs of a very diverse industry.60 years old.somewhat of a revolution.hannah waldram did nctj at cardiff.4o years of training there..bike and backpacak

3.06 journalists of the future

telling stories and to deadline,work in amultimedia environment and there is a national standard,diploma desinged to keep open as many doors as possible.five core skills six optional modules.reporting exam plus muti media portfolio.essential public affairs-central and local government combined.media law,shorthand 100 wpm plus identifying a key quote

3.10 new diplioma balanced.not just about qualifications..good training and ideas vital.lotsw of pathways to industry.committed to dleivering industry standard

312.Marie Kinsey BCTJ only good journalists not bad journalists.journalists of future able to create the world.

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SOCIETY OF EDITORS GLASGOW LIVE BLOG SESSION FOUR

2.20 Martin Clarke publisher Milonline on the success story that is the Mail/Mail on the net

Proud of biggest newspaper site in Britian.Second biggest english speaking in the world.

But not all good news .All national newspapers take just 0.8% of internet traffkic .6% use web for news.News sources portals and bbc

2.25 Portals hiring journalists like mad ‘disappear up our won paywalls’/Yahoo and MSN will find out how to do news well

facebook down traffic to mailonline went up 25%.Web one big entertainment medium.Web is just one big conversation.A free conversation.Social networks as important as search engines.10% of Mialonline traffic comes from Facebook.Second biggest to Google

2.29 facebook one spectacular marketing opportunity.mailonline never spent a penny on marketing.Daily Uk traffic numbers all important.

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SOCIETY OF EDITORS GLASGOW LIVE THIRD SESSION: LIBEL

12.02John Kampner of Index on censorship on his libel reform campaign.Very technical

12.04 London became libel tourism capital of the world.Ukrainains suing fellow unkrainains in the UK courts

12.05 Obama signed law protecting us citizens from being sued in english libel courts

12.08 Private members bill tabled byLord Lester.Taken on by Coailtion government.Where at now?Draft bill likely march 2011.Scrutiny in 6/12 months

12.09 law likely  ‘responsible journalism’ beefed up Reynolds.Singe publication rule.Question marks over chatrooms and other internet things.out of court libel tribunal to discuss meaning and pre trial agreements.Helped by national newspaper editors in campaign

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SOCIETY OF EDITORS GLASGOW LIVE BLOG SESSION TWO

11.02Darren Thwaites Editor evenign gazette teeside.Looks just below school leaving age.Positive about present.Papers only part of story.Massive local audience on the net.Engagement-community bloggers to community forums.Wish 3.1 million tokes collected in five weeks.live matchday blog 1000 hits.

1106.Third key work influence Talk up teeside.Middlesbourgh worst place to live in Britain.Powerful and influential voice in last 18 months.Shoulder to shoulder with steel workers all the way.Good shape to come back fighting when economy recovers

11.09 Economic downturn bigger impact than structural changes,Session called IT AIN’T DEAD AND WE’RE FIXING IT written by somebody unfamiliar with the English language

11.10 Derek Tucker editor press and journal aberdeen.About to become part of the past-retiring.Winced at title.Ungrmmatical non sequitur.Horrendous last decade.Need to take stock of what went wrong.Why P&J third larges selling regional newspaper in Britain.

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SOCIETY OF EDITORS GLASGOW 15TH NOVEMBER LIVE BLOG

09.40 .Fundamental issue of journalists eamisl not being available.Miek Ironsdie National Readership survey.Almost impossible to measure  audience.Shows film on NRS-260 titles audited.Randaom samples each and every day.Weighted to reflect population.Double screen computer used with respondents,36,000 interviews each yearAverage issue reader £25 shopping voucher given in london only…

09.50 NRS man rather dull.Full of confidence on how papers are doing.Is he reading the same stats as me?This whole conference built on the prmise of GOOD news re paper

09.55Mike Ironside move unread parts of newspaper to website.Ony important for the Sun.Editorial and advertising arms need to talk to each other

09.56 Prof Stewart Purvis Seven hours a day spent consuming media and communcation activities.Half the working day.Media mult tasking and more likely if on screen.’Front line convergence on the move’. YOUVIEW will need set top box and powere,aerial and broadband

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