Blogging, journalism, the citizen and convergence…

A few weeks ago I did this interview with Julia Hobsbawm of Editorial Intelligence, in which I lay out some thoughts on the convergence of blogging and journalism and in particular the role of the private citizen in calling political elites to account for the conduct of their mandates. Its worth picking though the full set of interviews with leading commentators like Nick Cohen, Peter York, and Mary Riddell.

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

Living History 1968-74

A unique, once-in-a-lifetime 10-week course at Stranmillis University College Belfast featuring live, in-depth interviews with leading figures from this tumultuous era in Northern Ireland’s cultural and political history.

Live interviews with: Bernadette McAliskey, Austin Currie, Brid Rogers, Baroness Blood, Dennis Bradley, Baroness Paisley, Lord Kilclooney, Tim McGarry, Danny Morrison, Sir Kenneth Bloomfield and others…

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