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Government news via Twitter

I was musing the other day about a method of aggregating news about government in one place. Justin Kerr-Stevens – government communications consultant, barcamper and general good egg – has combined a job lot of gov news sources into a … Continue reading

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Rethinking government news

Where do government and other public sector folk get their news from? Info4Local eGov Monitor GCN Kable Individual government department websites Any others? I wonder if there is a possibility for putting together a one-stop-shop for news, aggregating the popular … Continue reading

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Microsoft/Yahoo! Roundup

Here’s some of the stuff I’ve been reading around the web about the proposed Microsoft purchase of Yahoo! There’s some interesting commentary out there. Jeff Jarvis at Guardian Unlimited: This is just as well for Yahoo, which had no strategy, … Continue reading

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Microsoft to buy Yahoo!?

Wow, major news breaking on the horizon. Microsoft have offered to buy Yahoo! for $44.6 billion. Our lives, our businesses, and even our society have been progressively transformed by the Web, and Yahoo! has played a pioneering role by building … Continue reading

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Back again

Have been back online for a few weeks now, though much of my attention on local government and new media matter has been focussed on the IDeA Communities of Practice platform, run by Steve Dale. I’d recommend that anyone interested … Continue reading

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