Letters pages used to be there primarily for the readers, and hence the use of editorial selection looking for interesting or amusing, high quality letters. … Read the full post »
Read about the digital and media pundit, Clay Shirky.
“The longer you can look back, the further you can look forward”. So said Winston Churchill, explaining the practical application of history to forecasting. … Read the full post »
This post expands on my earlier What sort of internet election was it then? piece. Particular thanks to Nick Anstead for the idea I’ve expanded on and to Mick Fealty for offering me the guest post slot on Slugger O’Toole which made me sit down and write this piece. You can read it in its … Read the full post »
When it comes to the end of the year and we look back to see what impact the internet has had on British politics, we will find that it had a significant effect but not where pundits are currently looking. … Read the full post »
Here’s your starter for ten as we experiment with a Saturday slot posing a view for debate:
For the last hundred years the big organizational question has been whether any given task was best taken on by the state, directing the effort in a planned way, or by businesses competing in a market. This debate was … Read the full post »
Welcome to a two-part series about the real impact social media (or social networking) is having on politics in Britain. In part one I look at the groups which face extinction, whilst in part two I will look at why pundits searching for the impact of social media on politics in 2010 are looking in … Read the full post »