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The video of my presentation at the International Symposium on Online Journalism at UT Austin in April 2011 is now available. The paper I presented draws on the research for our Participatory Journalism book. In the presentation, I suggest that journalists view audiences as “active recipients”, somewhere between passive receivers and active creators of content.

I’ve just heard that Reportr.net has won a Best Blog award at the Canadian Online Publishing Awards in Toronto. It is an honour to be recognised as among the best in online media in Canada. I would like to thank the judges, drawn from highly respected industry professionals and experts from Canada and the U.S., for…

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One of my first TV pieces was aired in 1990 on an exhibition of Bauhaus photography for BBC Look North when I was a news trainee at the BBC. It is hard to believe that it has been 20 years since this report was broadcast.