Election 2010, 1am-2am

Just realised that I’m also on the 1am-2am highlights of this amazing live marathon by University of Winchester Journalism students – who usually create a 10 minute programme once a week, and ran for around 12-14 hours. Their TV channel could only take 100 viewers and was oversubscribed throughout the night. This was the 12-midnight […]

Election Night WINOL (12 midnight highlights)

I was on TV from midnight to 2am – really interesting to see a ‘live studio’ at work… a few highlights from here, including a couple of clips from me, discussing the ‘so called’ social media election – and fortunately the camera wasn’t on me when I WINCED at being called Becky… !

"I Voted" on Facebook

I was interested to see this appear on Facebook this morning (only on the full web-accessible page, it wasn’t possible to access it from the iPhone app OR from the mobile site).  The most obvious Facebook demographic are the “younger” voters, but any means by which we can remind people/each other of their right/responsibility to vote […]

Just how powerful is your vote?

With the government, and others, indicating that your vote has power, and that you MUST vote, another app indicates just how powerful (or otherwise) your vote actually is: Even without all the debates about the fight for suffrage, voting in an election is a constitutional right, and if you don’t vote, you can’t complain about […]

@mpntod makes use of QR codes

Martin Tod is the prospective Liberal Democrat MP for Winchester (a seat already held by the LibDems). Martin is a member of #WinchesterWeb, which I attend most months, and he’s a keen social media user (Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, blogging, video, newsletters… and now QR codes on posters – and @sermoa says apparently t-shirts are in  […]