Web 2.0 from the communicator’s viewpoint

  When I lead workshops, seminars and other professional development events that address social media and organizational communication, I always ask who’s heard of the term ‘Web 2.0.’ Usually, a reasonable number have, often as much as 20 percent of participants if the overall audience is a non-geeky crowd. Things…

A nice little earner from mobile roaming

Channel 4 broadcast a hard-hitting report on Monday by its Dispatches investigative reporting team on the UK mobile phone business. Allegations of sharp practices by mobile phone retailers (an outfit called Phones4U came under especially severe criticism), denial of responsibility by mobile operators when things go wrong with changing contracts,…

Old Bailey opens its unseen files

What a rich resource for law students. Indeed, for anyone interested in the law and history of England: The long arm of the law now stretches across time: from tomorrow [April 28], the transcripts of every trial heard at the Old Bailey from 1674 to 1913 can be read online,…

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