Help Me Investigate: the social practices of investigative journalism

Last week I attended the 2010 conference of the International Association of Media & Communication Research where amongst other things I gave a paper, Help Me Investigate: the social practices of investigative journalism. Taking all of your ideas and presenting them in less than 15 minutes is pretty hard going when you’re used to having captive audiences… Continue reading Help Me Investigate: the social practices of investigative journalism

Social capital: you’re doing it wrong*

(img cc kelvin255) *not really. I’m being provocative, but I do have some ideas about another way of using the concept when talking about the Internet. I wrote a brief piece over at Interactive Cultures last week, which was a neat distillation of a lit review I’ve written about social capital and a key point from… Continue reading Social capital: you’re doing it wrong*