Interview with @BreakoutR re #TFBloggers

On Tuesday I was interview by @andydmitch for Breakout Radio We are a non-denominational Community Christian Radio Station based in the Weardale and Wear Valley area of the North East of England. Our focus is around the needs of the area and communicating the Gospel message through this intimate and accessible medium. Listen here - less than 10 mins (MP3)

Black and White and dead all over? @timeshighered

For those who care deeply about the future of journalism, the phone-hacking scandal could hardly have been less well timed. Professional journalism's survival is threatened by the economic impact of digital technologies. The plurality and diversity of voice upon which representative democracy depends is in jeopardy. Needed urgently is debate about how well-resourced, professional news gathering can be sustained. Instead, tired 20th-century concerns about the ethics and ownership of popular newspapers are diverting attention from…

Radio 3 ‘New Generation Thinkers’ Application

The Funding Award (AHRC/Radio 3) Do you want to tell the world about your work? In the last six months BBC Radio 3 has broadcast programmes presented by academics on subjects as varied as 16th century Scottish history, Johnsonian linguistics, Turkish literature and the history of astronomy. Its daily arts and ideas programme Night Waves has provided a platform for debate and commentary from scholars across the world. Now BBC Radio 3 and the Arts…

The One Show

I've just been chatting to the Researchers from The One Show about "Keep Calm and Carry On", which they are planning to cover on 29th March.  I had tried pitching to The One Show before, but hadn't been picked up.  It looks like I won't actually be on it, as they will be filming at Barter Books (Alnwick is a little far from Winchester, although I really want to go and see the store!), but…