MediaNet Academy (2007)

A site produced as a team effort at the Churches Media Council Conference 'MediaNet Academy', to which I'd won a free place. The site was hosted by wetpaint, a free CMS. The starter question we were provided with was "If Dr Who travelled through time to the media world of 2027, what would he find? How would God be working in and through the media?". The web stream's specific brief was to design a simple…

WW2Poster Blog (2009-2010)

Having been quoted in the Daily Express, I started to track the success of the Keep Calm and Carry On slogan. With time, I will add some of the material that I collected for my PhD thesis to this blog (although preferably not losing out on publication opportunities). This blog is designed to complement my website: http://www.ww2poster.co.uk (which seriously needs updating), and is the first time I have seriously published on WordPress (although I've been…

The Art of War at The National Archives (2005)

Whilst The National Archives were looking for artist biography material, they came across my website www.ww2poster.co.uk, read about my PhD thesis, and decided they needed my expertise. I was contracted in as an editorial consultant. Following any necessary extra research, I wrote the following content for the site: About 95% of the captions, and the group descriptions, for the illustrations and propaganda sections The information on INF 3 and the Ministry of Information Much of…

Second World War Posters (since 1997)

The site ww2poster.co.uk was constructed as an electronic resource to gather data and disseminate the research-in-progress for my PhD.¬†The website ranks highly on Google, and has been referred to as one of the top poster-websites in James Aulich War Posters: Weapons of Mass Communication (Thames & Hudson, Imperial War Museum), 2007, receiving around 500 unique visitors per day from visitors worldwide. The site has generated contacts from other academics working in the field, and information…

Questionnaire, 1997

Below is a questionnaire circulated in late 1997, early 1998, to people who remembered posters from the Second World War. I got many replies, and some of the particularly interesting ones are featured here. The interviews did not materialise due to cost and time restraints, as I had so many archives to visit! Questionnaire into the memories that people have about British Home Front posters of the Second World War If there are any questions…
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