Tag Archives: Twitter

Twitter celebrates ‘top tweeters’ at #TwitterDinner, but what places a tweeter on top?

Last night, as I skimmed through my feed, a nightly ritual before drifting off to Bedfordshire, I noticed a handful of celebrities were waxing lyrical about the ‘top tweeters’ #TwitterDinner they had just attended, hosted by Twitter CEO, Dick Costolo, … Continue reading

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Q&A: Ed and Sarah Rogers, Riverhill Gardens

Channel 4’s Country House Rescue, for me, is all about the best of British: our long-standing architectural heritage preserved and sympathetically modernised for future generations to enjoy. Collectively, these programmes symbolise the conservation of a heritage that lies at the … Continue reading

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Q&A: Victoria Buckley, academic – digital’s effect on research

Digital has revolutionised many sectors, democratising content and providing access to resources otherwise unavailable. Victoria Buckley is in the final stages of a PhD at the University of Sussex and talks to me about what online communities have done for … Continue reading

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A cut above the rest: digital goes haute couture at Burberry

The term ‘heritage brand’ doesn’t necessarily evoke futuristic imagery but in the case of British fashion house Burberry, at this season’s London Fashion Week, it was clear that this is a brand looking forward, not merely blowing dust off its … Continue reading

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Q&A: Caroline Shenton, Chief Archivist, UK Parliamentary Archives

Archives aren’t usually places associated with digital technology but UK Parliamentary Archives Chief Archivist, Caroline Shenton, blows the dust off the myths and tells me a very different tale. What would a typical day (if such a thing exists!) be … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS: made you look!

I think it’s safe to say, following the recent riots in the UK, that many of us were glued to our screens as we watched the 24- hour news channels play a small selection of amateur videos, on repeat, of … Continue reading

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Google + and the homogeny of social networking

As Google+ rocks up as the new cool kid at the social media party, stealing the glitter-ball-dazzle from Facebook, Twitter et al, it seems a good time to step back from those bright and colourful digital lights to consider its … Continue reading

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The future: social TV commentary?

While I sit and watch, what has so far been, a really very exciting Wimbledon men’s final, my enjoyment has been somehow tarnished by the appalling quality of the commentary from the BBC – especially the inane comments coming from … Continue reading

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PR agency of the future: stop projecting and evolve

So, on Wednesday this week I spent the evening at the #PRCADebate, which was the first industry event I’ve been to since leaving PRWeek behind last December. It was good to catch up with friendly faces and meet some new … Continue reading

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Social media: good for one’s health? (Here comes the science part)

‘If I don’t write to empty my mind, I go mad.’ Lord Byron As someone regularly diverted by the work of Mr Freud (Sigmund, not Matthew!), I often find myself perusing, more widely, research and studies in the field of … Continue reading

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