Tag Archives : citizen journalism

#transplantstories, the Story So Far

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With only 3 days to go until the British Transplant Games (BTG) begin in North Lanarkshire this Thursday, I thought I would spend 20 minutes providing a quick update about the #transplantstories project that we have been working on as a partnership between the University of the West of Scotland and North Lanarkshire Council. How? Over a year ago now, I…

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Scottish Fundraising Video Interviews for the Institute of Fundraising Scotland

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Last week I was invited to be resident social reporter at the Scottish Fundraising Conference in Glasgow by Rebecca Curtis-Moss from the Institute of Fundraising Scotland. I’ve just finished editing and uploading the video interviews with speakers and participants from the two day event – followed by short (ecstatic) bursts of joy from the winners of the Scottish Fundraising Awards…

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Presentation: Digital Storytelling & Major Events at Digitally Agile CLD Working Group

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Last week I was invited by Martin Dewar from Youthlink Scotland to deliver the opening presentation at the Digitally Agile working group who were developing a set of standards for considering social media and digital literacies in a community learning development (CLD) setting in Scotland. Digital Commonwealth: Major Events and Digital Storytelling (talk for #DACLD) from Jennifer Jones The talk…

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Project: Update on Wester Hailes #digitalsentinel community reporter taster sessions

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Over the last few months through my freelance community media development role at WHALE Arts in Edinburgh, I’ve been facilitating several community media ‘taster’ sessions in Wester Hailes for the development of the Digital Sentinel, a community-ran local news agency. I have been in this role with WHALE since October last year, having developed a ethical media policy and timeline for developing and…

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