The Online Journalism Blog publishes comment and analysis on developments in online journalism and online news, data journalism, citizen journalism, blogging, vlogging, podcasts, interactive storytelling, publishing, Computer Assisted Reporting, User Generated Content, searching, online communities, mobile phone journalism, social media and all things internet. It tends to go through phases based on the current interests and activities of the contributors.
The blog is published by Paul Bradshaw (UK) and written by Paul and others, including Tony Hirst (UK). Previous contributors have included Matt Wardman (UK), Malcolm Coles (UK), Yessi Bello (UK), Mary Hamilton (UK) Karthika Muthukumaraswamy (US), Paul Canning (UK), Steen Steensen (Norway), Alex Lockwood (UK), Nicolas Kayser-Bril (UK and France), Alex Gamela (Portugal), Nico Luchsinger (Switzerland), Wilbert Baan (Netherlands), Sothisischristmas (UK), Pramit Singh (India), and Dorien Aerts (Belgium), as well as a team of ‘virtual interns‘. We’re always looking for contributors, so if you want to join the team let us know.
Paul divides his time between being a visiting professor at City University, London, Course Leader for the MA in Online Journalism at Birmingham City University, and a freelance trainer, speaker and writer. His background is in magazine editing and editorial website management and he has contributed to several books about the internet and journalism.
In 2009 Paul founded Help Me Investigate – a platform for crowdsourcing investigative journalism. The site was shortlisted for Multimedia Publisher of the Year in the 2010 NUJ Regional Media Awards, and won Best Investigation at the Talk About Local awards 2010. In 2013 he founded the UK’s first regional newspaper datablog, Behind the Numbers, with The Birmingham Mail.
If you are doing something interesting, and would like me to be involved, let him know.
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