Matt Round on his personal highlights from UsVsTh3m

Matt Round on his personal highlights from UsVsTh3m

I’ve tried to avoid getting all misty-eyed on here about UsVsTh3m and Ampp3d and Row Zed and all that j@zz, but this is a lovely blog post from Matt Round who worked on some of the interactive stuff we did…

There is so much more to having a successful article online than just pressing publish

I wrote yesterday about “8 things we learned covering #GE2015 for Ampp3d & UsVsTh3m” and my friend/former colleague/drinking partner/fellow Doctor Who fan/beard rival Richard Beech chipped in with another couple in a blog post on the blog that he said…

8 things we learned covering #GE2015 for Ampp3d & UsVsTh3m

8 things we learned covering #GE2015 for Ampp3d & UsVsTh3m

Last month I gave a short talk at Hacks/Hackers London about covering the 2015 General Election with Ampp3d and UsVsTh3m. Here are 8 things we learned. 1. We don’t have much useful digital “prior art” It is possible this is…

I wrote a thing about some things what I had made

A week is a long time in politics. This time last week I was hammering out story after story for Mirror Online, UsVsTh3m and Ampp3d, covering the General Election in a shift that lasted from 6pm on the Thursday night…

Wittgenstein is the sincerest form of flattery

Wittgenstein is the sincerest form of flattery

On Friday afternoon, at the height of #TheDress, I thought to myself, what is the silliest possible article that I could write on this topic? The one that will be held up as an example of how the media lost…

Shat on the Telegraph

Shat on the Telegraph

At the weekend, Gary Lineker watched his boyhood team Leicester City come from 3-1 down to beat Manchester United 5-3. He got excited and swore on Twitter. He’s a football fan. I’m not sure they can be at the Telegraph….

Current status: Winning at the internet with Trinity Mirror

Current status: Winning at the internet with Trinity Mirror

Last week Digiday had a piece looking at Trinity Mirror’s success with digital experimentation. It’s always lovely to see things you’ve worked on having a real effect on a company. Here’s a couple of key points from Chris Smith’s piece……

Come and work with me making brilliant stuff for the web

So my track record helping Trinity Mirror launch UsVsTh3m, Ampp3d and Row Zed is pretty OK, and you like making brilliant fun shareable content for the web, so why on earth wouldn’t we want to do that together? I’m looking…

@BBCExtraGhost, #Vennfest, @UKGoHomeOffice and beyond – doing political satire for the web

@BBCExtraGhost, #Vennfest, @UKGoHomeOffice and beyond – doing political satire for the web

It turns out, when I think about it, that I’ve spent rather a lot of my spare time and my career trying to do political satire on the web. And that’s why I was invited to talk about it at…

A couple of weeks in the UsVsTh3m hot seat

A couple of weeks in the UsVsTh3m hot seat

I’ve had an absolute blast holding the fort as temporary editor of UsVsTh3m over the last couple of weeks. For a couple of weeks I’ve been sitting in for Rob Manuel in the editor’s chair at UsVsTh3m, and I have…