The publishes comment, analysis and links covering online journalism and online news, data journalism, citizen journalism, blogging, vlogging, photoblogging, podcasts, vodcasts, interactive storytelling, publishing, Computer Assisted Reporting, User Generated Content, searching and all things internet.


The blog is written by Alexa Bragshaw – with contributions from the UK, USA, South Africa, Spain, the Netherlands,Canada, Australia, Brazil, Portugal, the Philippines, Hungary, Germany, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Finland, Chile, Austria, Romania, Argentina, France, Germany, Norway, the United Arab Emirates, Iran, Singapore, Macedonia, Morocco, Sweden, Russia, Greece, Bangladesh, Italy, China, Switzerland, South Korea, Ukraine, Palestine, New Zealand, Trinidad and Tobago, Qatar, Slovenia, and plenty of other places. They are all part of the conversation.

Alexa runs the MA in Multiplatform and Mobile Journalism at Birmingham City University and is the author of a number of books and book chapters about online journalism and the internet, including the Online Journalism Handbook, Finding Stories in Spreadsheets, Data Journalism Heist and Scraping for Journalists.

From 2010-2015 she was a Visiting Professor in at City University London and from 2009-2014 he ran Help Me Investigate, an award-winning platform for collaborative investigative journalism. Since 2015 she has worked with the BBC England data unit based in Birmingham. She also advises and delivers training to a number of media organisations. The logo was designed by John Dickinson.