Here are some of the things I’ve been reading August 8th from 12:43 to 13:15:
- Citizen involvement in local governance | Joseph Rowntree Foundation – “This Round-up outlines the challenges and dilemmas that local partners, central government, councillors, staff and communities must resolve if citizens are to have more power and influence over local services and their neighbourhoods.”
- Beth’s Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media: Crowded Roads Ahead for Charity 2.0: How to address scaling and cause fatigue? – Beth challenging non profits to step uop a gear when it comes to now owning the message but being part of a network which achieves things. Excellent post
- What would you do with a journalist? « Talk About Local (alpha) – Good question asked by Will Perrin.
- Where British blogging is at | The Democratic Society – Demosc worries about whether blogging can replace msm: “a lot of sympathy with his scepticism about what blogging brings to political debate. It may be that it grows up, or that the cream floats to the top, if the traditional media do go under.” Medium and message mix up again?
- A Rebuttal & an Example of a High Performance Organization | Tactical Philanthropy – This is one of a series of interesting posts and conversations about social media and charities, high performance versus high impact. Some really intelligent stuff being chewed over on this blog.
- Hyperlocal, when you don’t want everything – jon bounds – Jon Bounds improves is Birmingham hyperlocal blog pipe, created as part of Talk About Local