Mary Hamilton wrote this week “No, good content is not enough for Facebook success”, responding to what Liz Heron had said at a recent conference. Mary’s argument is that Facebook are being misleading when they tell news organisations that making…

Well, if you read my Twitter timeline it has apparently. Journalist after journalist going “this piece in the Guardian says that the Telegraph has said that the only four key skills they want from journalists are ‘social, video, analytics and…

Well, I’ve had better reviews to be honest…
#GamerGate poll: Clarifying the change from “Uncovering corruption” to “Fighting corruption”

I wrote about #GamerGate again today for the Mirror, with predictable consequences. There was something I wanted to clear up about the poll though. Not long after it opened, it was pointed out to me that you couldn’t tweet the…

Was Jack Of Kent right to break an embargo on Conservative Party plans for human rights legislation?

The internet’s very own learned legal friend Jack Of Kent has caused a stir today by publishing detail about Conservative party strategy on human rights legislation that was embargoed. The Mail’s Political Editor – James Chapman – was particularly vexed,…

9 things news organisations could learn about social media from “Martin Belam’s joke” on Twitter

Nah, not really.

*** WARNING CONTAINS SPOILERS FOR KATE BUSH LIVE IF YOU HAVEN’T SEEN THE SHOW YET *** I got to see Kate Bush last night. As I said to my wife as we walked towards the venue, “This is something I…

Am I being deleted by Google against my will?

UPDATED: Quartz say no – “Google is trolling the EU with passive-aggressive disclaimers on search results” ———————————————————- I noticed by chance when Googling looking for an old friend that some of the search results for their name had been removed…

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….

I’ve absolutely loved being part of the Daily Mirror and Ampp3d’s coverage of the Scottish Independence Referendum. And right now, I’ve got quite a good few hours of coverage ahead of me still. As polls close, here’s some thoughts on…