Victims families use the net to find information

A website run by the family of Lisa Dorrian may have yielded vital information within an hour of going live, according to Debra Douglas in the Belfast Telegraph. The family of another victim of Loyalist paramilitaries Craig McCausland launched their site in November.

Mick is founding editor of Slugger. He has written papers on the impacts of the Internet on politics and the wider media and is a regular guest and speaking events across Ireland, the UK and Europe. Twitter: @MickFealty