Stand Out In The Cloud

I'm trying to stand out in the digital age – see how I get on

Inside the BBC Sport Live Text – How to do a great live blog

I reveal how BBC Football’s live text is created and explain why it’s such a good example of a live blog.

February 4, 2014 · 1 Comment

Be careful when choosing plugins for your site

As part of my course I have a hand in running a website about online journalism called Interhacktives. A week or so ago I managed to break the site because … Continue reading

December 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Twitter is a terrible place to advertise your content

I had a look at how many people click on the links Tweeted by some big name Twitter users and found that, actually, very very few of their followers do.

November 7, 2013 · 5 Comments

A day in the life of an Interhacktive

Those of you who do not or have not attended an MA Journalism course at City University, London will no doubt be nonplussed by the term ‘Interhacktive’. The point of … Continue reading

November 3, 2013 · 3 Comments

Improve your personal SEO for better job prospects

Appearing high on a Google search can get you noticed by employers. Here’s a tip on how to do it.

October 28, 2013 · 1 Comment

5 Reasons For Making a Twitter List

Making a Twitter list may initially seem like a pretty drab affair, however, there are a number of ways that it can help you expand your digital footprint. I’m going … Continue reading

October 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Curating Curation

I recently started a journalism course at City University and my first official lecture was given by digital journalism guru Paul Bradshaw. In it he repeatedly used the term ‘curation’ … Continue reading

October 9, 2013 · 2 Comments

The Mission Statement

Hello. My name is Patrick and I’m trying to stand out in the cloud. I’ve just started an MA in Interactive Journalism at City University, London and as such I … Continue reading

October 8, 2013 · 1 Comment