Thursday 29 December 2011

On Air from the Hangout: A Discussion with Peter McDermott and friends

This blog is changing to reflect the digital landscape. In this post, Peter McDermott (remember him when he interviewed reflects on the Hangout in real Life that Google's Bradley Horowitz had just aired in Ann Arbour, MI. I enter the room at 8:30m and stay until the end..


Thursday 22 December 2011

Talk to the Chief Constable at Warwickshire Police, UK in first online chat

Warwickshire Chief Constable Andy Parker will be going online to chat with members of the public on Thursday night in the first trial of a new way of communicating for the force.

Mr Parker will be online using the CoverItLive system between 7.30pm and 8.30pm on Thursday, December 22, and will welcome questions and comments on issues of concern to the community.

Questions not answered during the hour will be dealt with offline and the whole conversation will be published at a later date.

If you want to take part in the discussion visit the force website

Alternatively you can email your comments to sure you add END at the end of your question) or you can pose a question using the hashtag #talktoAndy via Twitter.

Friday 9 December 2011

Crisis in Midlands Journalism Audio from the 8 Dec 11 NUJ Meeting

On 8th December the Birmingham and Coventry branch of the National Union of Journalists held a meeting to discuss the Crisis in Midlands Journalism. If you are passionate about how you get your news then listen. 

You can follow the local NUJ on twitter @NUJBirmandCov and at their blog Birmingham and Coventry NUJ

Monday 5 December 2011

Nuneaton burglars kill kitten in microwave, second incident in UK this year

In local news, it seems there are deranged people on the loose. This is the second time now involving a kitten placed in a microwave (and killed). Anyone with information should contact Nuneaton Police, Warwickshire, UK on 024 76 641111

Previous case occurred on 16 Feb 2011 in Torquay, Devon where _A woman microwaved a 10-week-old kitten to death and was found guilty of causing it unnecessary suffering (sentencing on 14 Dec 11).

And of course the Coventry incident where a cat was placed in a wheelie bin, which caused outrage and 150 people protested outside the guilty woman's home
SICK burglars killed a 10-week-old kitten by putting it into a microwave oven during a Nuneaton burglary.

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