A small group met last week at TramshedTech in Cardiff to discuss opportunities that Brexit might offer for the digital sphere in Wales. This meeting was part of my early work for the Carnegie UK Trust, seeking positives from Brexit and followed on … [Read more...] about Digital opportunities presented by Brexit – Cardiff discussion
This week saw us celebrate with some of the good folk of Teesside who we've been working with to tell the world more about the great cultural life of their locality. It's been a fun few months during which this group (and others) have held … [Read more...] about Hyperlocal highlights: LoveTees, crowdfunding, surviving and learning
A MOOC? Yes, it’s another unlikely acronym we can thank the web world for and stands for Massive Open Online Course. So it’s education, it’s expansive, open to everyone and delivered online. Sounds great, and Cardiff University’s journalism school … [Read more...] about Interested in community journalism? Want to do a MOOC?
After the seasonal break - and then the mad rush to get everything caught up - we’ve settled back to work here. Happy New Year! As well as a full diary of client work and preparing for the next couple of workshops on Teesside, there’s a few events … [Read more...] about Digital issues from the local to global being debated this month
This week's launch of the new Centre for Community Journalism took centre stage at a Cardiff conference which saw key players in the hyperlocal scene come together to discuss enabling and empowering communities. Set within the university's … [Read more...] about Centre for Community Journalism hyperlocal help and research launched
Since I relocated to Cardiff in late December last year, I've naturally been getting my bearings with the city's hyperlocal landscape. There's certainly plenty of activity, with a wide variety independent websites and online voices for the city's … [Read more...] about Hyperlocal Cardiff