The Hindustan Times’ Yusuf Omar talking about ‘selfie journalism’, Snapchat, Facebook and mobile journalism, MoJo itself – new journalism by and for smartphone users. … More Find your MoJo: Smart new media uses for smartphones
Can bots play a role in restoring positive, constructive discourse to social media, countering hate speech with messages of tolerance and spreading accurate information to dispel bigotry, malicious rumour or fabrication? … More Algorithms and bots in the service of good and evil
It’s worth remembering in the wake of Parliament’s vote to extend UK airstrikes to Syria, that amidst all yesterday’s dodgy strategy and grandstanding in Parliament, there was some real debate, challenge & ideas. … More Voting to bomb Syria: The morning after the night before
The post-2015 development consensus will be more culturally and politically diverse, and probably less sympathetic to the role of a free and independent media in complex political environments. … More Readying for a hard fight for media development
Anil Dash enumerates A desire to improve and simplify the experience for writing and creating content online. This is probably the area that’s stagnated most until the recent crop of tools like Medium or Svbtle popped up, though there had been a few small improvements in more limited contexts where people carefully reduced the scale … More The values that make the Social Web revolutionary
Vincenzo Cosenza’s last edition of his World Map of Social Networks, showing the most popular social networks by country, according to Alexa & Google Trends for Websites traffic data* (June 2011).
Plenty are worried by the inconsistent sentences across England being handed down by a justice system targeting participants in last week’s mass riots – years in jail for some, community service orders for others. It raises fundamental questions about the independence of the judicary and its response to crimes one judge called “completely outside the … More Guiding judges sentencing Facebook ‘thought criminals’