Archive | September, 2006

West Yorkshire Police student podcasts

Leeds, specifically the LS6 postcode, always has a crime surge around about this time of year. It’s because of the massive influx of students arriving at the two universities. That’s why West Yorkshire Police has come up with this fantastic…

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For my cycling friends

OK so it’s American, but I know of at least three people who read this blog (only one with a blog) who might find Bikely of interest. tags: Bikely

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Get Digital for the Arts Council

My usual conference trick of showing how easy it is to post a photo from your mobile (although the venue is a bit dark for my phone).

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Musing about social software in enterprises

JP Rangaswami is the Chief of Alternative Market Models at investment bank Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein and he also writes the Confused of Calcutta blog. He has a great post about how social media is breaking down the barriers of control…

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Arts Council gig in Liverpool

I’m off to Liverpool tomorrow to speak at an Arts Council Get Digital conference on social media. Rather than use the usual dull PowerPoint (not that mine are ever dull!) I’ve put together a list of prompts using del.icio.us. This…

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The end of spin as we know it?

The Labour Party has just published a full transcript of Tony Blair’s interview with The Times. This is a potentially interesting development as if it becomes standard practice then it will certainly add a new dynamic to political reporting. I…

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FT article on importance of blogs in French politics

Today’s Financial Times has an interesting article (free today, paywall later – I think) on the growing importance of blogs in French politics. tags: Financial+Times, blogging, politics

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Real Business editor Adam Leyland to edit The Grocer

Real Business is one of my favourite business magazines and Caspian Publishing is also responsible for The Business Editors blog. Press Gazette reports that Real Business editor Adam Leyland is leaving to join William Reed as new editor of The…

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David Cameron’s India blog

David Cameron, UK Conservative Party leader, is visiting India this week and is blogging about it. Normally I would counsel clients against using blogger.com as a platform but in this case it is a smart move. It helps position Dave…

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MPs get down with the kids on YouTube

I’m Simon Dickson should be mandatory reading for anyone interested in how new media is impacting on government, democracy and campaigning. He now brings us news that the Home Affairs Select Committee is using YouTube to help it consult with…

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