internet

As is always the case, I was pleased to receive an email from my good friend and journalist SA Mathieson last week. SA, who I worked with at The Guardian and who now works for EHI Intelligence as an analyst, often has interesting things to say about journalism and we occasionally talk about the industry …

Often I get asked what a community editor does, a question I sometimes find it hard to answer. But increasingly I tell people that it’s the community editor’s job to say what everyone else is thinking. Here’s an example to show you what I mean. On yesterday’s story about the Twitter trolls who sent rape …

In 2012, in those funny few days between Christmas and New Year, I made a pledge to learn to code during 2013. It was one of three New Year’s resolutions that I set myself after a few Christmas sherries (I wrote them on my cupboard door in a vain attempt to motivate me, see image …

Twitter’s introduction of a report button was necessary after the events of the last week, during which Caroline Criado-Perez was subjected to hours of abuse for campaigning for Jane Austen to be the face of the new £10 note. However, it’s the equivalent of a sticking plaster and won’t solve the issue of users sending abusive messages …

On Wednesday I posted about how the UK’s major newspapers refer, or rather don’t, to their journalism on the web, tablet and mobile. I suggested that better signposting of content on other platforms would, over time, lessen the impact of a decline in newspaper sales and help drive online users. With that in mind, I …