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Cardiff’s Christmas

Cardiff is the best place to go shopping in Wales, and the sixth best place to go shopping in the UK.¬†However other market polls have put Cardiff much further down the list at number 21. In the run up to Christmas Cardiff transforms into a shoppers paradise and with the recent completion of the St … Continue reading

Google Wave and Journalism Part 2

About¬†6 people in JOMEC currently have access to Google Wave and we have been experimenting with the system for a few weeks now. We are hoping to get all of the postgraduate students online but it takes time to get the invites sent out. A unique setting for testing journalists and Google Wave In the … Continue reading

Social Media and Live Events

On Friday I worked as a runner for the BBC Radio 4 roadshow, who were broadcasting Any Questions from the Cardiff Business School. During the broadcast I got the opportunity to sit at the back and watch while one of the BBC journalists twittered the broadcast. Due to the wireless network being a bit temperamental, … Continue reading

COW, UGC links and citizen journalism

Todays links are focused on UGC and the power of video. Last night BBC 2 Wales broadcast a film made by the University of Newport called Cow. It was released on to You Tube in August and has become an internet sensation particularly in the States. The second link of the day is about the … Continue reading

Trafigura and the people of Abidjan

Trafigura’s name has been dragged through the public muck this week, thanks to the great defenders of democracy; The Guardian and Twitter. The media storm which developed from Trafigura and Carter Ruck trying to prevent the Guardian publishing the Minton Report, using a super injunction, has protected our freedom of expression. But I feel the … Continue reading