Scrivener + EndNote crib sheet

After much prevaricating I’ve downloaded Scrivener. Why? Because everyone told me I should, and I was convinced after watching the demo video (10 minutes well spent). For those of you who don’t know what it is, it’s a writing tool that makes long writing projects easier to manage. One thing that I wasn’t sure of when I downloaded… Continue reading Scrivener + EndNote crib sheet

Tried by a jury of my peers

Today I gave a presentation to our weekly research seminar at Birmingham Centre for Media & Cultural Research. The seminars are a great example of the support structures for research that we have created within the centre over the past year. They provide a forum for centre members to share their work, and a space for… Continue reading Tried by a jury of my peers

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*

Enabling digital participation in Higher Education

OK so being as Ana and Jen (part 1 & part 2) blogged about posters, I guess that means it’s what we do now. So here’s my regulation blog post about a poster. A few summer’s ago Dave Kane, Anita Reardon and I were given a small grant for a pilot project in the uses… Continue reading Enabling digital participation in Higher Education