Nicola Sinclair's Blog Posts Tagged 'twitter' (3)

Shock report: digital media not at heart of broken Britain

I can hardly believe what I'm reading. The Guardian, having completed a study, reveals that Twitter and other social media sites were not the real villains in the recent riots.

 

In London, they report, most of the tweets followed after the violence had already broken out,…

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Added by Nicola Sinclair on August 25, 2011 at 15:49 — No Comments

Urban Outfitters vs indie art

On May 26th, jewellery maker Stevie Koerner tweeted that fashion giant Urban Outfitters had ripped off one of her designs. Within a matter of days,…

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Added by Nicola Sinclair on June 5, 2011 at 14:00 — No Comments

Holding power to account



Social media sites are often hailed as the digital guardians of democracy, holding power to account and delivering news directly to consumers without the need for a journalist to act as mediator.



Yet political events of the past few weeks have reinforced the valuable role of good old journalism. On Monday, Channel 4's Dispatches: Politicians For Hire revealed secret footage in which politicians including Geoff Hoon, Patricia Hewitt… Continue

Added by Nicola Sinclair on March 24, 2010 at 10:30 — 1 Comment

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