Archive for January, 2007

Michael Hill has very kindly given us permission to make his PowerPoint presentation available. It can be downloaded from the Media Department website at http://www.mediacourses.com/_docs/UCE%20Birmingham%20Jan%202007.ppt Advertisements


Article at… OhMyNews.


Ian Forrester has very kindly posted video of both Tom Reynold’s talk about blogging, and Vicky Taylor’s talk about user generated content – as well as the concluding panel discussion.


Tom Reynolds has posted about his anticipation of the conference (I hope it proved painless), and included a link to his PowerPoint presentation.


You can trust a columnist to come up with a position to spark off some debate. And as for a Daily Mail columnist… Keith Waterhouse has his perspective on bloggers: “I cannot be doing with blogging, bloggers or blogs”, he says. But as for photobloggers? Ah, they’re different. “This Damascus U-turn took place in the […]


The Conference today ended with a more or less open discussion about citizen journalism, User Generated Media or what we want to call it. The discussion was mostly about the Saddam Hussein footage recorded on a mobile phone during his execution. The focus seemed to be pretty much on who was responsible for whether we […]


The concluding panel debate of the day was kicked off by a consideration of the Saddam Hussein hanging footage. Should news editors have chosen to use the images? Does taste and decency have a role – or a meaning – in the new media age? As bloggers are not subject to the same regulatory restraints […]