News on the Move III: Going mobile

News on the Move III: Going mobile

News on the Move III: Going mobile

Press Gazette
Thursday, 16 October 2014 from 13:00 to 19:30 (BST)
London, United Kingdom

To discuss how best the journalism industry can adopt to this latest stage of the digital revolution, Press Gazette is organising a half-day conference on 16 October in Association with News UK – News on the Move III: Going mobile.

news-moveBy the end of this year it is estimated that around 75 per cent of Britons will own a smartphone – up 1.6 per cent on a decade ago.

This has fuelled an explosion in consumption of digital news.

It present a new challenge to journalism business models because news on smartphones is harder to monetise than journalism read on desktop computers.

News on the Move will look at way to make journalism work on mobile phones and tablet computers, and how to make it pay.

News on the Move takes place at The News Building, News UK, 1 London Bridge Street, SE1 9GF from 2-5.30pm on Thursday 16 October.
Registration over lunch from 1-2pm. Networking drinks from 5.30-7pm.

Confirmed speakers for News on the Move:
Mike Darcey (keynote): Chief executive of News UK (publisher of The Times, Sunday Times and The Sun).

Martin Ashplant: Former head of digital at Metro.co.uk (consistently the UK’s fastest growing newspaper website) now director of digital and social media at City AM.

Push (Christopher Dawes): Editor of tablet-only subscription magazine Electronic Sound.

Nathalie Malinarich: Mobile editor for BBC News Online

Luke Lewis – Editor of Buzzfeed UK

Abba Newbery – News UK director of advertising strategy

Alan Hunter – Head of digital for The Times and Sunday Times

Subhajit Banerjee – Guardian mobile editor

Alex Kozloff – Head of Mobile for Internet Advertising Bureau

Nic Newman – Editor of Reuters Institute Digital Report, research fellow at City University, former Controller Future Media at the BBC.

Entry to News on the Move is restricted to journalists and those who work in the publishing industry, students and journalism educators. 

Those wishing to attend from companies who provide commercial services to the publishing industry should speak to Rahul Nair about sponsorship opportunities:  rahul.nair@pressgazette.co.uk  —0203 096 2261.

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Press Gazette

Thursday, 16 October 2014 from 13:00 to 19:30 (BST)

London, United Kingdom

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