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10 years on @Flickr

This month, I will have been using the photo sharing platform @Flickr for 10 years, posting nearly 1,000 photos per year. For a while, Flickr seemed to lose pace, as other new photo mobile applications like Instagram and even Twitter image came about. However, for a big screen, high-res photo experience, it is still the most...

Sport

Should computer games be considered sports?

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This question frames a @BBC5Live debate tomorrow night I took part in @MediaCityUK . The show was in front of a live audience and went out on @BBC1 ‘red button’ and Twitch, where...

Blog

A career in sports broadcasting?

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Back in the summer of 2014, the International Amateur Athletic Federation brought me in to give some social media training for their athletes at the World Junior Championships. The others...

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My #REF2014

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The #REF2014 results came out, but the details are still unpublished. I led the Unit 36 submission for the University of the West of Scotland, which managed to achieve a 25%...

Publications

The Olympic Movement and New Media (2014)

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This week, a new book of mine was published by the Russian International Olympic University. Co-authored with Alexander Zolotarev and Prof Lev Belousov, the book is published in Russian and...

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Live Event: Sports Media

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On Wednesday 17th December, I will host a webinar event for the International Olympic Committee MOOC on Sports Media, which will feature British Olympian Samantha Murray. Register here   Here...

Science Communication

FameLab UK

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This week, I judged the regional final of @FameLabUK with contestants from Manchester and Sheffield. It was a fantastic display of the talented science communicators around England’s North and the...