blogging

Nov
12
17 years as a media artisan

17 years as a media artisan

Isabella Roughol has come up with the perfect name for what I’ve been doing for nearly two decades.
2 min read
Oct
05
Twitter, death threats and civility: rethinking journalism on social media

Twitter, death threats and civility: rethinking journalism on social media

The platforms undoubtedly need to do more to deal with the toxic environment on social media. But it's worth considering our own role in stoking that febrile atmosphere.
6 min read
Jan
07
Dominic Cummings’ blogpost, direct dialogue and its threat to mainstream political journalism

Dominic Cummings’ blogpost, direct dialogue and its threat to mainstream political journalism

The Prime Minster's Chief Special Advisor outlined a new vision for the civil service in a blogpost — and with it, a new way of communicating policy, in way we need to pay attention to.
7 min read
Oct
21
Euan Semple's Obvious move back to blogging

Euan Semple's Obvious move back to blogging

Friend-of-the-blog Euan Semple is refocusing on blogging. Good timing.
1 min read
Sep
04
Carry on blogging

Carry on blogging

Why I still labour at the largely-deserted blogface
1 min read
Jun
07
It's 2019, and you still need to own your content

It's 2019, and you still need to own your content

Beware the roach motels of the platforms - if content is your business, you still need to own and publish it yourself.
1 min read
Feb
19
Newsletters versus blogs

Newsletters versus blogs

Should you abandon your blog and just write a newsletter instead?
2 min read
Nov
19
Build that web

Build that web

Lloyd is blogging again - and here’s why.
1 min read
Aug
20
Recency is killing the web - and we'll all lose if that happens

Recency is killing the web - and we'll all lose if that happens

Our obsession with organising everything around the latest content may be destroying the greatest value the web holds.
3 min read
May
21
Even George RR Martin has left Livejournal

Even George RR Martin has left Livejournal

The last big user of the first platform I used has quit: Livejournal is not what it used to be.
1 min read