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Reflection from #CJ15: Moving beyond ‘hyperlocal’ hating & towards a healthier Community Journalism debate…

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Another one of epic ‘jotting down every thought in my head whilst in Japan’ writing retreat posts.¬† After 16 hours of train travel on Tuesday (Glasgow to Doncaster, Doncaster to Cardiff), I got a full 18 hours in Cardiff to take part in Cardiff University’s Centre for Community Journalism (C4CJ) conference entitled “What’s next for Community Journalism?” – a free…

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Chronicle Calling: Developing a Community News Site for East Edinburgh

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September the 2nd, where does the (academic) year go – and what comes with September is brewing and pursing of new projects, a renewed focus for writing¬†and a quick raid of the office stationary cupboard for some new highlighters and a packet of unopened packet of post-it notes – as the girl with a whiteboard instead of a mirror in…

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New Article: Revealing the platform politics within community journalism

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Originally posted on Centre for Community Journalism website, Cardiff University – 7th October, 2014. Revealing the platform politics within community journalism: what do we mean by empowerment in the context of digital storytelling and hyperlocal websites? There is no denying, people have been talking about the ways that the internet and mobile and social media devices allow us to produce…

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