The Changing World of Journalism

The Changing World of Journalism

17.03.2014
Journalism as we know it is regularly changing. A journalist is no longer somebody that just reports, write articles or searches for a...

Digital Activism Drives Democracy in the 21st Century

17.03.2014
For several years now, I have advocated that more intelligent use of the media options available to us in the 21st century can influence...

The Reality of Swearing on Social Media

14.03.2014
Recently, I found myself involved as a "Twitter expert" in a "radio debate" about swearing on social media. It went so well that they missed...
The Week In 50 Funny Tweets

The Week In 50 Funny Tweets

14.03.2014
What a great week to be a woman! Or a carnivorous man! Or anyone who loves the internet! Yes, this week's round-up of Twitter funnies...
Social Media and the Music Industry

Social Media and the Music Industry

14.03.2014
It's not unrealistic to say that I can probably track the last ten years of my life in terms of what social network I was most active on;...
'100 Retweets And I Shoot Someone': Chilling Tweets As Man Aimed At Passers-By

'100 Retweets And I Shoot Someone': Chilling Tweets As Man Aimed At Passers-By

14.03.2014
A man has been arrested after apparently threatening to shoot random passers-by if he gained 100 retweets on Twitter. Police suspect Dakkari...
'Barroco Barner' Gaffe - Another Disguised Excuse to Laugh at Women?

'Barroco Barner' Gaffe - Another Disguised Excuse to Laugh at Women?

13.03.2014
For many of us it has been dispiriting to read the reports and analysis, weighty and otherwise, let alone to have the meanderings of a...
This Lawyer Thought We Should Have 'Islamic Airports'

This Lawyer Thought We Should Have 'Islamic Airports'

13.03.2014
A partner at a prominent law firm who used Twitter to call for segregated "Islamic airports" is to leave his job, it has emerged. Clarke...
Should You Separate Your Personal and Professional Lives on Social Networking Sites?

Should You Separate Your Personal and Professional Lives on Social Networking Sites?

12.03.2014
It's not black and white. Just as you are the same person whether you're at work or play, each social networking site you join doesn't...
LOOK: If Nicholas Cage, Brad Pitt & Zach Braff Looked Like Their Worst Fan Art...

LOOK: If Nicholas Cage, Brad Pitt & Zach Braff Looked Like Their Worst Fan Art...

Sara C Nelson  11.03.2014
Fan art is one of the most genuine and charming ways of paying tribute to one’s heroes. The hours spend labouring over a sketch pad,...
#RIPBobCrow: Twitter Reaction From The Left And The Right

#RIPBobCrow: Twitter Reaction From The Left And The Right

11.03.2014
From MPs to journalists, economists to trade unionists, people on Twitter came out in tribute to RMT leader Bob Crow, within minutes of...
Teachers Read Out Mean Tweets

Teachers Read Out Mean Tweets

11.03.2014
'Celebrities read mean tweets' has been a brilliant segment on Jimmy Kimmel's late-night show for some time now. So we're delighted that...
David Cameron's Most Memorably Monumental Media Fails

David Cameron's Most Memorably Monumental Media Fails

Chris York  10.03.2014
"Too many tweets make a twat." And with those six words, David Cameron ensured that every single minor slip up, gaffe and faux pas he...
Argos Customer Service Wins At Twitter

Argos Customer Service Wins At Twitter

Asa Bennett  10.03.2014
Argos showed off its street cred in a spectacular Twitter response to a customer's complaint about "da attitude" of one of its staff. Immy...