Monthly Archives: January 2012

Online footprints, digital identities and life after Leveson

Pic: Derek Backen via Flickr A few years ago I gave a talk to FACT Liverpool’s Art of Digital conference called Identity 2.0 considering how we try to comport ourselves online (professionally and otherwise) compared with our true selves; how, sometimes, the … Continue reading

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A print-centric view of engagement and interaction?

I spent most of today with the Leveson inquiry livestream playing in one of my tabs, listening if not watching, as the regional editors gave evidence.  These were the ones I was really interested in hearing from – the Dacres … Continue reading

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CoveritLive gets hacked

So this morning brought a “We’ve been hacked!” email from CoveritLive with the assurance ” We regret any inconvenience that this password change process may cause you”. Frankly, an enforced password change is a small price to pay… hopefully that’s … Continue reading

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Are users jumping through hoops to comment on your stories?

Image via Wikipedia Jon Mitchell has had a rant here on ReadWriteWeb about Google+ and its many (in his view) shortcomings.  I still don’t find Google+ compelling enough to be able to engage in that debate, but I was interested … Continue reading

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Disruption isn’t an inconvenience, it’s a lifebuoy

From a link tweeted by Kevin Anderson this morning I wound up at a new-to-me blog by John L Robinson called Media, Disrupted. Sometimes it feels like I work in Sesame Street – Journalism today is brought to you by … Continue reading

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