Thursday, 26 November 2009

The embargo is dead - long live 24 hour news

It was a big day in Liverpool today as the government returned its long awaited (much too long awaited) decision on whether Everton FC can move to Kirkby.

As you would expect, the Liverpool Daily Post and Liverpool Echo were all over the story.  The implications for the decision were massive for two camps:
  1. Everton and its fans
  2. The residents of Kirkby.  
That's a lot of people, making it a massive story.

Wednesday, 18 November 2009

The revolution starts here - Grassroots politics on Facebook

Politics is changing. [Stick with me here.]

As we all know (and as I've already mentioned), the political elite are flocking to the likes of Twitter as an instant and effective way of getting their message across - potentially to an audience who have never before been engaged.