Tag Archives: Write To Reply

Defamation and the internet consultation

There is a new Write To Reply consultation on Defamation and the Internet. It is a re-publication of the current Ministry of Justice consultation in commentable form.
http://writetoreply.org/defamation/
The consultation closes on 16th December.
The site features links to media coverage of libel and internet publication. The consultation document provides a good introduction to the law of defamation. Essential reading for journalism students and bloggers.


October #5

Archive
BFI partners with Blinkbox to broadcast classic British films online New Media Age

JISC Report: Digitisation of special collections: Mapping, assessment, prioritisation

“How are we to know that digitisation is serving the needs of the Higher Education community and is sustainable in the long-term?”
Resource Shelf

Consultations
Digital Engagement is Everyone’s Job Dextrous web
Let’s talk about Government Consultations and Write To Reply. Blog+video Jadu

Google Wave
Google Wave Use Cases: Education RWW
Google Wave and News Jeff Jarvis

Journalism
Are there too many journalism degrees? Discuss. Online Journalism Blog
Homeless but not hopeless: intern for Elle’s advice column gets $150 a month for expenses. Guardian
Court ruling ‘clarifies law on user-generated content’ Hold the Front Page

Local news reporting
Links, post its and tweetdoc for #cabinet discussion on government and #hyperlocal news Talk About Local
Report on the hyperlocal news discussion at Cabinet DCMS meeting
MPs accuse councils of producing ‘propaganda’ newspapers Guardian

Mapping
BBC: Crime, health and environment. Awards offered for map data mash-ups
Ordnance Survey Geovation Awards £10k, £5k competition details

Open Educational Resources
Yale adds ten more open courses via CC BY-NC-SA
JISC Podcast: Open Access – Harvard’s Success Story with Robert Darnton
The value of OERs is the contribution to the Commons. Talis education interview


October #5

Archive
BFI partners with Blinkbox to broadcast classic British films online New Media Age

Consultations
Digital Engagement is Everyone’s Job Dextrous web
Let’s talk about Government Consultations and Write To Reply. Blog+video Jadu

Google Wave
Google Wave Use Cases: Education RWW
Google Wave and News Jeff Jarvis

Journalism
Are there too many journalism degrees? Discuss. Online Journalism Blog
Homeless but not hopeless: intern for Elle’s advice column gets $150 a month for expenses. Guardian
Court ruling ‘clarifies law on user-generated content’ Hold the Front Page

Local news reporting
Links, post its and tweetdoc for #cabinet discussion on government and #hyperlocal news Talk About Local
Report on the hyperlocal news discussion at Cabinet DCMS meeting
MPs accuse councils of producing ‘propaganda’ newspapers Guardian

Mapping
BBC: Crime, health and environment. Awards offered for map data mash-ups
Ordnance Survey Geovation Awards £10k, £5k competition details

Open Educational Resources
Yale adds ten more open courses via CC BY-NC-SA
JISC Podcast: Open Access – Harvard’s Success Story with Robert Darnton
The value of OERs is the contribution to the Commons. Talis education interview


July #2

NESTA Reboot Britain hightlights

Paul Hodgkin of Patient Opinion’s NESTA essay: How the new economics of voice will change the NHS bit.ly

Howard Rheingold: 21st century literacies 40 min vid blip.tv JD Lasica’s 6 min vid interview : bit.ly

 

Digital Britain

Stephen Carter: on OFCOM, Cameron, quangos bit.ly

 

Universities, future of

Stephen Downes has all the links about Demos Edgeless University report bit.ly

 

News microformat

AP, Media Standards Trust propose news microformat bit.ly

 

Regional News

Write To Reply consultation on future of regional news: read the document, comment and vote bit.ly

Birmingham Post to cease daily publication? is.gd

 

Talk About Local

Birmingham news feed pipe features at Hyperlocal labs talkaboutlocal.org

 

News of the World phone hack allegations

Out-law: Police may have had a duty to notify phone-hacking victims, says privacy expert www.out-law.com

Nick Davies: News of the World phone hacking www.guardian.co.uk

Links to 4th June

Democracy, EU

EU elections: how to vote? What do the parties stand for? 

A tool which helps you decide from Unlock Democracy  www.votematch.co.uk

Open Rights Group survey: Do your MEP candidates care about digital rights? www.openrightsgroup.org

Open Rights Group: MEP survey results and contact info euelection.openrightsgroup.org

Democracy, UK

UK Hansard survey: how do you use the net to connect with your MP or Parliament? ow.ly

Freedom of Information

Full Text Book: Freedom of information: a comparative legal survey (2nd Edition) www.resourceshelf.com

Information design

Sidenote from @arc90 lab.arc90.com used to fully annotate Moby Dick www.powermobydick.com

OU podcast where Tony Hirst discusses WriteToReply: cands.open.ac.uk

Twitter

Is Twitter dominated by men? www.guardian.co.uk

New Twitter Research: Men Follow Men and Nobody Tweets http://bit.ly/1Gs40W

Copyright

OUT-LAW: Copyright treaty backing e-books for disabled readers survives US and EU resistance www.out-law.com

Harvard Business School working paper: File Sharing and Copyright http://bit.ly/KSHL9

Privacy, data collection

KnowPrivacy: The Current State of Web Privacy, Data Collection, and Information Sharing www.docuticker.com

Google

Google Tracks Users Visting 92% of the Top 100 Websites www.theregister.co.uk

Google Squared is now live — try it out for yourself googleblog.blogspot.com

Music

“YouTube holds out after UK body drops music streaming fees” arstechnica.com

Guardian: How Last.fm is thinking outside the jewel case http://bit.ly/183EEm

Digital Britain

FT: Media chiefs urge tougher action on internet piracy. ISPs to enforce traxfer.ft.com