At the recent Revival of Local Journalism conference the Chief Executive of Liverpool City Council, Ged Fitzgerald, reminded the audience of local journalists that he’s obliged to use local newspapers to publish statutory notices for planning, road closures and “all sorts of technical type stuff.” Continue reading
Monthly Archives: July 2014
A new newspaper for Birmingham – one copy only
I have just launched a new newspaper for Birmingham. It has 24 pages of fantastic original content covering news, arts, politics, sport, satire. and more. What’s more, it’s written by some of the city’s best writers.
What I said at Hello Culture 2014
I went to the morning session of Hello Culture, a one-day conference discussing ‘big data’ in the context of arts and culture. I was on a panel called ‘Data – Is the Tail Wagging the Dog?’