Some links for you:
- Local councils in the West Midlands to receive more than £11million to help communities through the credit crunch – Brum gets £3m – one of the biggest payouts in the country: "Local councils in the West Midlands are to receive more than £11million to help meet the needs and priorities of their communities in this difficult economic climate."
- Digital Britain discussion site – To discuss the recent Digital Britain report
- Social Media vs the Recession? | Changing the World (and other excuses for not getting a proper job…) – The role of social media in a recession. Really interesting post about the kind of interventions we need to prevent the newly unemployed feeling cut off.
- Digital Narratives: Status Updates as Storytelling? – Ruth Page at Birmingham City University is analysing Facebook updates: "I am trying to make sense of the Status Updates in Facebook. Can we consider them to be a form of story?"