That graph is the rather stunning [traffic impact of the London Riots on the Brockley Central blog](http://brockleycentral.blogspot.com/2011/08/riot-urls.html):
The London riots sent traffic through the roof, with 35,000 visitors on the Monday, when riots in Lewisham took place and 45,000 visitors on the Tuesday, when Brockley Kate provided coverage of the aftermath and we provided a live report, during which mostly nothing happened. On a good day, the site normally gets 2,000 visitors.
I’m not surprised – as someone who was monitoring the situation in Lewisham very closely, Brockley Central was the only reliable source of information when the national media was largely ignoring what was happening in Lewisham.
Good stuff I’ve read recently, haven’t linked to yet, but don’t have much to add
to right now:
* The Nichepaper Manifesto
– an articulate and well argued guide to how niche publishing might looks
Warning: Liveblogging. Here be inaccuracy, errors and typos
Pablo Metz [http://www.mbr-research.eu/]
How similar are the Union Flag and the Tricolore? Both flags…
Bike and a ball? Not very. Expcept, they’re both things people buy for their
This is the problem data has right now. Measurable