Tag Archives : citizenseye

Leaving the Sentinel: 5 things I have learned about faciliatating community-led media

Having spoken at a few conferences recently about the impact of social media and community-led media in terms of community engagement, I have been meaning to write this post for a while – especially as I’ve been talking specifically about method and approach to developing community based media outfit – and – several people have been in touch about how…

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The #digitalsentinel and on being the cutting edge of mundane.

I’m currently¬†in London after attending the AHRC Connected Communities Showcase yesterday. I was representing the Digital Sentinel project that is based in Wester Hailes and is a follow on from a wider set of ‘Community Hacking‘ projects (check out the amazing comic strip on the projects website!) such as Ladders to the Cloud and the installation of the Digital Totem…

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What I’ve been working on: @UWSInteractive Festival, March 5th-9th 2012

Some of you might have noticed that I’ve been tweeting a lot about a thing called “@UWSInteractive” (which has a website¬†and everything) – well, because I don’t have enough things on and inspired by the pure madness of 2012, John Coster, Tina Barton and myself decided we wanted to try set up and run a citizen media festival across all…

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Talk at Leicester’s @docfilmfestival: Olympic Games and the rise of social media documentary

via Community Media Hub Flickr This weekend I was asked by John Coster, editor of Citizen’s Eye and the curator of Leicester’s Documentary Film Festival to give a talk around the forthcoming Olympics and the rise of social media documentary around megaevents. Using a couple of slides from this presentation and showing a number of clips from a youtube playlist…

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Notes on @thirduniversity Rabble for the @poddelusion Live in Leicester, 16th August 2011

[Disclaimers: These are the work-in-process notes that I’ve prepared for a *five-to-seven* minute stint as part of a live-recording of Pod Delusion at Leicester’s Skeptic in the Pub meet last Tuesday (16th August, 2011). In their own words The Pod Delusion “is a weekly news magazine podcast about interesting things. From politics, to science to culture and philosophy, it’s commentary from…

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