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Category Archives: IT
I was one of three speakers at an NUJ Oxford event last Thursday on how to make digital journalism pay. A theme developed: it is perfectly realistic for journalists to make money out of digital journalism, but the problem comes … Continue reading
I kicked off a new series, Supplier side, for TheInformationDaily.com last week with two pieces: one on what Ukip’s rise means for businesses (not good), the other on the insights you can gain from cities and data: Cities are found … Continue reading
Data plays an increasingly big part in journalism. It can conjure exclusive stories out of a slab of figures. It lets journalists take full advantage of government policies on open access and freedom of information. It can produce some really … Continue reading
The following is an extract from my latest article on Beacon on Britain’s extensive use of CCTV. How to read it in full: 1) Read it now on Beacon by clicking here and, if you aren’t yet a subscriber, signing … Continue reading
This is a guest post for Paul Bradshaw’s Online Journalism Blog. I recently spoke to media students on Birmingham City University, where Paul leads the MA course in online journalism; this post is based on research for that talk. While … Continue reading