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Digital journalism trends in 2016: From social newsgathering to social journalism

This is the first in a series of posts between now and the end of the year looking at key themes I think will emerge during the course of 2016. 1,469 more words


A long time ago in a Cinema not so far, far away

“You so do not understand! You weren’t there at the beginning! You don’t know how good it was, how important!”
Tim Bisley, Spaced.


Due to the excitement building up for the upcoming release of the next instalment of the Star Wars franchise: Episode VII – The Force Awakens, the daring Chrononauts of Retroscoop have set the dial on their ‘Way Back Machine’ to December 1977 to relive the excitement and hype that surrounded the UK release of the first Star Wars movie – an event that completely gripped the nation and ultimately changed cinema forever. 1,059 more words


Does a city need a morning newspaper?

I’ve attended a few meetings recently in preparation for the International Festival for Business which opens in Liverpool next week. Interestingly, several people have said to me that they are finding business to business communications in Liverpool more difficult since the… 221 more words

Five reasons UGC has made the regional Press better

WARNING: This is a very long piece, written over several periods of time, looking at the power of UGC. In summary, its sets out why I think UGC has been good for the regional Press. 1,824 more words


The All New Liverpool Daily Post: New Years fires perplex local fire services in South Liverpool.

South Liverpool fire chiefs and police have been perplexed since 2 January when over 50 large bonfires have been set alight between Speke and Dingle: all of them on the grounds or near to local sports clubs. 158 more words

Confessions Of An Ageing Tennis Player

The All New Liverpool Daily Post: a site for sore eyes, ears, noses and throats.

Here in Liverpool we have just witnessed the demise of the Liverpool Daily Post after 158 years of publishing.  Given this site has only be live for a couple of years and has banged on about all sorts of stuff impervious to public opinion, anything which can bang on for 158 years has to constitute some kind of record and worthy of some kind of award. 163 more words

Confessions Of An Ageing Tennis Player

Do local newspapers have a future?

I was interested to read in The Guardian recently that David Montgomery, head of the Local World media group, has advocated a new model for local newspapers. 292 more words