Book Review: Patriotism & Propaganda in First World War Britain

This looks like an interesting book - not reviewed by me I hasten to add: Gradually, much of the scaffolding of the influential, but historically inaccurate, depiction of British opinion during the First World War, reflected in countless novels as well as older historical studies, is being dismantled. The disillusionment of the war poets is no longer seen as typical of soldiers' attitudes and the fortitude of British society is increasingly recognised. The view of…

Tweeting University VCs with @timeshighered

Really interesting post about tweeting University VCs: Scrolling through some of the 20,000 tweets made by Dominic Shellard (@DMUVC), vice-chancellor of De Montfort University, it quickly becomes clear that he is not a typical university head. "New Jack Reacher book arrives Thursday. I absolutely cannot wait!"; "Just done a gym session...chilling now in the cafe"; and "Sounds ace!" are all messages that could easily have come from an excitable fresher newly arrived on campus. But…

#WUNM in Storify

[View the story "#WUNM: Youth Workers & New Media" on Storify]#WUNM: Youth Workers & New MediaDay event help in Doncaster, in a room full of buzz, and a real desire to learn how we can move forward in using new media within the Christian YouthWork setting. Here's an unedited collection of tweets on the hashtag during the day... Storified by Dr Bex Lewis · Sun, Nov 11 2012 09:55:48We Use New Media | a day…