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
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: