#citizenrelay interview, one year on!

Here's an interview I recorded for a conference discussing how #citizenrelay influenced my teaching practices. Full details of the #citizenrelay project can be found here. (more…)

Citizen Media 2012: Principles and Practices

Recently a lot of my time has been dedicated to writing my Honours thesis. It's been an interesting experience, and despite it being challenging at times, I have loved every moment of it. Having submitted the final copy just over a month now, and having some down time, I thought now is best to get back to writing. Below is the final dissertation which I submitted, feel free to add ...

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Guest post: somewhereto_ #citizenrelay

Here's a short guest post I wrote for Somewhereto_. For those of you who don't know, Somewhereto_ is a Channel 4 & Legacy Trust project which unlocks space for 16-25 year olds for doing things they love. You can read the post here. Somewhereto_ were one of our partners with #citizenrelay In addition to this, I am currently working on an event which will be funded by Somewhereto_ working alongside the ...

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Flame Festival: Reflections on #paratorch #citizenrelay

Yesterday marked the Paralympic Flame in Scotland, with visits to Edinburgh and Glasgow where celebrations were in place. This post is a quick reflection on my experience in Glasgow, which was a huge contrast to all the previous experiences on the Olympic Torch Relay with the #citizenrelay project.   Glasgow's celebrations had taken place from 12-4pm at the Tramway and Hidden Gardens, it was a very quiet affair and ...

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Paralympic Flame Festival #citizenrelay #photography

Sunday 26th August, 2012 marked the Paralympic Flame being in Scotland, the flame lit a cauldron in Edinburgh and then was transported to Glasgow for the Paralympic Flame Festival which welcomed the flame to performances by various dance and musical groups.   Escorting the flame to Glasgow were flame ambassadors, Maggie McEleny MBE and Jodie Taylor. (more…)

Operating as a citizen journalist during the London2012 Olympic Games

During the final weekend of London 2012, I was operating in London as a citizen journalist. For the past year and half I have been following the impact of London 2012 in Scotland through my work with #citizenrelay (Scotalnd) and #media2012 (UK-wide). Previous entries can be found here. This summer, I have followed the Olympic Flame around Scotland with #citizenrelay, worked as a citizen journalist from London thanks to Somewhereto_ and attended ...

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In Pictures: Glasgow 2014 Parade

Earlier today, as part of Glasgow's Lord Provost's parade, Glasgow 2014 had a significant presence because in two days time it will mark two years until the Commonwealth Games begin in the city.  (more…)

#ICSEMIS2012; Day 02 (20th July, 2012)

Brief summary of social media activity during the second day of the International Convention on Science, Education and Medicine in Sport (ICSEMIS), taking place in Glasgow from 19th-24th July, 2012.

#ICSEMIS2012; Day 01 (19th July, 2012)

Brief summary of social media activity during the first day of the International Convention on Science, Education and Medicine in Sport (ICSEMIS), taking place in Glasgow from 19th-24th July, 2012.

Interviewed on @duncanrigradio about #citizenrelay

Yesterday, Jennifer Jones and I were interviewed by one of our #citizenrelay media partners, Duncanrig Radio. Great to meet more of the students who help run the station as well as giving a  lesson to a media studies class.   Interview with Citizen Relay's, Jennifer Jones and Cameron King by Radioduncanrig on Mixcloud