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Report: Journalism, media and technology predictions 2015

nic newman media predictions 2015

Last month I blogged about some reflections on 2014 I’d given to Nic Newman as part of his annual ring-round. Now his 39-page report on Journalism, media and technology predictions 2015 is live (PDF). Continue reading

Birmingham Mail uses social media ‘Thunderclap’ to mark pub bombing anniversary campaign

birmingham mail thunderclap

The Birmingham Mail is to invite its readers and followers to sign up today to a week-long experiment with the ‘crowdspeaking’ platform Thunderclap.

Thunderclap, launched in 2012, allows users to sign up to send coordinated social media messages around a particular issue or campaign.

Staff at the paper have already started ‘seeding’ the campaign by emailing their own networks. An email from publishing director Marc Reeves explains:

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