So, Threads the much-trailed Meta Twitter clone is finally here. It brings with it a load of questions. But there's also a once-in-a-lifetime chance for journalism organisations to pause, touch and re-engage with social media. It's officially here! Threads. Meta's Twitter clone has gone live on the apps stores ready
The recent local elections were a good chance for a quick reminder of how scraping can help quickly release the data trapped in the amber of HTML
Journalism startups want to change journalism for the better. But success means you’re still doing journalism. And that's baggage you’ve got to carry beyond the initial pitch.
Nick Tomalin famously said all that was required for success in journalism was “ratlike cunning, a plausible manner, and a little literary ability”. But it turns out a good pair of shoes and a sensible coat help too!
Anyone who has even a passing interest in Journalism will know the 5W's - the five questions you can ask to get the information or the answers you need to tell a story. But is there a more fundamental question worth asking?
A basic look at using python to explore text using the lyrics from Bond Themes.
Journalism.cards is an ideation app aimed at encouraging creative thinking in journalists and journalism students
Getting better screenshots from Google Street view was the excuse I needed to try developing a Chrome Extension
A few months ago I found myself on the the Isle of Man for my brother’s stag do. The stag party had ended up in the seaside town of Port Erin and had barrelled into a pub with my brother in tow, dressed in an inflatable unicorn suit. As
More gentle exploration of python. This time some lines of code for grabbing Parliament petition data.