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Author: Paul Grimsley

More Mobile Friendly

Mobile friendly websites are the thing. People carry their computers around with them now in their pockets. They want to be able to find data on the go, so it makes sense that your website should be friendly to these devices. People do not want to have work to get the data from your site, and if it takes them too long to find it they are going to go elsewhere. More And More People Are Using Their Mobile Devices More people than ever are using their phone or mobile device to find things. A lot of searches are...

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Societal Mediation

A Social Media Evolution May Be Underway Social media is just a set of tools that are bolted together and left to grow in the laboratory that is the world. A platform from which something is launched. A filter that mediates communication between people, with some algorithmic biases. Social media really is the black mirror – a screen that reflects back at people whatever aspects of their character they choose to display. Or it is an influencer in its own right that hides behind the idea of a free-floating hive mind that is left to be policed by the...

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Let’s Spread Some Good News

Just Imagine If Everyone Thought About Solutions Rather Than Problems This seems like an unlikely thing to be said in a meeting with any News Editor – that he tells you to go out there and dig up some feel-good stories. Bad News sells, right? That is the old adage that gets trotted out, but how true is it? Do people really want to just sit around and read about other people’s misfortune? That seems like a really sad state of affairs. Bad news – it distorts the picture of what is happening in the world. Think of the...

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Where Does The Future Of Journalism Lie?

Journalism Has To Have A Future, But Something Needs To Change As credible as Baron Munchausen, while thinking of itself as still as Woodward and Bernstein, journalism has been on the the ropes since the internet came along and started to change the environment all the old dinosaurs had been happily plodding around in. Talking heads and citizen journalism, where opinion was king, started to erode the platform of unbiased fact based journalism, and now when people think of the word they probably aren’t using the same definition that was in place ten years ago. Fake News, once known...

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Mystery – The Most Important Ingredient

Mystery Draws Them In … Ever watch a movie trailer and get the sense that you’ve seen all the best parts already? Ever looked at a book cover that is too literal with its illustration and felt like the whole story including the end is right there in your face? There is no mystery – you don’t have to have the experience beyond what you’re already seeing to find out anything, so why would you bother going beyond that point? It’s like when a friend tells you the end of a movie – the desire to go and see...

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