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Reuters Institute for the study of Journalism

Professional journalism is augmented by untold numbers of citizen journalists who now break news, add context and report through social platforms. Consequently nearly everything these days is published or shared at some point on a social platform. They dictate not only what we see but provide the foundation of the business model for social platform [...] Read more ...

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22 Nov 2014

Not Fit to Print: An Insider Account of Pakistani Censorship

To be sure,the Express Media Group and its staff have been attacked several times during the past year for raisingsensitive issues. Day afterday, my national editor told me about how he received frantictelephone calls late in the evening about what the lead story should be for thenext day and what angle the article should take. Yet thereis also a m [...] Read more ...

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22 Nov 2014

The Reykjavik Grapevine

I do not think we should prevent him from coming here. Barring people from coming here is stupid. Why make a martyr out of him? Scumbags like him are always the first ones to celebrate censorship and deportation. Because fuckwits like him like to pretend they are the true champions of freedom of speech, and … [...] Read more ...

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22 Nov 2014

The History of Everyday Web Symbols

In this post, let’s take a brief look at some of the most commonly-used web symbols and how they were created. Have any other web symbols you’d like to know the origins of? In December 2005, Microsoft’s Internet Explorer and Outlook teams announced that they would start using Mozilla’s RSS symbol. Horlander chose not to include “RSS” in [...] Read more ...

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22 Nov 2014

How Lib Dems should talk about immigration

This week saw the publication of an important report from the think-tank British Future called ‘How to talk about immigration’. Its central thrust is that the majority of the British public’s views about immigration are more moderate, pragmatic and nuanced… [...] Read more ...

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22 Nov 2014

How Lib Dems should talk about immigration

This week saw the publication of an important report from the think-tank British Future called ‘How to talk about immigration’. Its central thrust is that the majority of the British public’s views about immigration are more moderate, pragmatic and nuanced than the polarising debate often allows: How to talk about immigration challenges both [...] Read more ...

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22 Nov 2014

Come and work with us! Funded PhD in Social Media research

An open and exploratory design-led research lab at Lancaster University. We conduct applied and theoretical research into people, products, places, services and technologies. We work with organisations in the private and public sectors to provide fresh perspectives on real-world issues and facilitate innovation. Read more ...

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22 Nov 2014

How Lib Dems should talk about immigration

This week saw the publication of an important report from the think-tank British Future called ‘How to talk about immigration’. Its central thrust is that the majority of the British public’s views about immigration are more moderate, pragmatic and nuanced… [...] Read more ...

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22 Nov 2014

Football and social media

A few years ago, Facebook executives urged Cristiano Ronaldo’s management team to start a Facebook page for him. “Listen, you have to be there,” the Facebook people said. “He has the potential to get to 10 million followers.” Luis Correia, chief [...] Read more ...

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22 Nov 2014

Getting down to business

This is the text of my Presidential Address to the first Diocesan Synod of the Diocese of Leeds (West Yorkshire & the Dales) on Saturday 22 November 2014 in Harrogate. Of course, we have been getting down to the business of ministry and mission ever since the day the diocese began (at Easter 2014), but this is where we begin to establish the govern [...] Read more ...

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22 Nov 2014