A writer & editor working in museums, publishing & digital culture R&D, with long experience in cultural programming, the journalism of conflict, and public advocacy. I am a skilled freelance fundraiser & project manager, currently researching digital information ecosystems.
Exploring built digital media information spaces; unnatural ecosystems where humans seek to live sustainably & well.
Creative information project research & development for 'small media', and arts, cultural & museum sector partners.
Delivering all kinds of media, cultural & technological projects; drawing on years of personal contacts, expertise & experience.
A digital media lab for small publishers and a creative advocate for free expression rights between the virtual, the real, and the actual.
Leading new reorganisation & sustainability programmes
New programmes & projects for media & cultural organisations.
Development strategies for digital news verification tools & practices
Defending free expression rights in the world’s toughest corners
Opened IWPR's first award-winning multilingual online news service
Digital Media MA with distinction, in Technology & Cultural Form
Politics MSc, in Nationalist & Ethno-Religious Conflict Studies
Specialist training for high calibre BAME potential board members
Level Four BTEC certificate in Surviving Hostile Regions
An early look at Facebook’s algorithmic power to personalise your online worldviews – and close you off to outside points of view during major political events.
The first results from an analysis in-process of the Global Forum for Media Development were released at its recent meeting in Jakarta. They make for interesting reading.
To mark the 250th edition of Index on Censorship, various worthies were asked to pick their favourite article from its archives. One of them left a lasting impact on me.