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Monthly Archives: July 2011

#SIPAUK2011: Links and slides from my presentation on journalism, aggregation and curation

Tweet Today I’m speaking at the Specialised Information Publishers’ Association’s UK conference on a breakout session on digital tools for editors and publishers, in a session with my erstwhile colleague Martin Stabe, now an interactive producer at FT.com. To sum it up very briefly, I was talking about curation, aggregation and the importance of transparency [...]

A week is a long time in media

Tweet The last seven days have not been dull. With the UK launch of Huffington Post utterly overshadowed by the on-going crisis (for once, this word is justified) at News Corporation, it’s one of those weeks where stories normally found on the media/business pages rocket their way to the front pages and the top of [...]

Hats off to Nick Davies

Tweet There’s so much coverage of the shutting down of the News of the World, including mine, but I’m not seeing anyone talking about the journalist at the heart of this story – but who comes out with his reputation and morals intact. Nick Davies has for four years kept this story alive, ignoring every [...]