Fri.Mar 09, 2012

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An Ant’s Eye View Guide to Awkward SXSW Conversation Starters

Ant's Eyeview Blog

How do you get over that awkward feeling at a SXSW party and actually start a conversation with someone? AEV Blog SXSW

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More rebranding of citizen media as “journalism”. Sigh

Social Reporter

The Guardian voluntary sector network has an interesting provocative piece headlined  How citizen journalism is setting the local agenda which goes on to say: Hyper-local news, websites and blogs are inextricably linked to cohesion and engagement within communities. It varies amongst sites, but the highest is around 10% of network members.

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Stop people making bad commitments and poor estimates

The Bumble Bee

Imagine the scenario. The workshop went so well. You just stopped short of a group hug. You finished off by agreeing the actions. Fast forward 2 weeks.

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More rebranding of citizen media as “journalism”. Sigh

Social Reporter

The Guardian voluntary sector network has an interesting provocate piece headlined  How citizen journalism is setting the local agenda which goes on to say: Hyper-local news, websites and blogs are inextricably linked to cohesion and engagement within communities. It varies amongst sites, but the highest is around 10% of network members.

2012 30

Gratitude for refugees

Chris Corrigan

Yesterday I had the great pleasure of working with the tireless staffs of various Neighbourhood Houses in Vancouver. Most of these people are involved in the work of Welcoming Comunities Initiatives , working with refugees and migrants to Vancouver. Then, the civil war came on the heels of US subversion of Guatemalan democracy in 1954. Wrong.

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Neighbours for half a century

Neighbourhoods

Here’s a story from the Sheffield Telegraph about a group of residents who are celebrating 50 years in common on the same street, having moved in at the time the estate was built.   Neighbourhood relations