news – A Year in Washington DC

Blog on break while I'm away

Where did all the content go?

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news · research – Developing techniques to capture news websites programmatically.

Capturing the content of news websites

Blog One of the big problems a researcher faces when dealing with 'the internet' is how to capture and keep a record, this is a recent attempt to develop a practical technique...

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news – Stop fretting about punctuation and let your ideas flow.

Software for students and academics

Blog Some alternative apps and tools to help you in your academic work.

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news – The role of 'fake news' in the 2016 US Presidential Election

'Fake News'

Blog Where it came from, what the press (and the big social media firms) think of it and what to do about it.

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news – UN Rapporteur on freedom of expression in Japan

UN Concerned about Press Freedom in Japan

Blog David Kaye, UN special rapporteur on freedom of expression, has just finished a visit to Japan and has pointed to a number of worrying issues for reporting and the mass media.

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research – Outlook for commercial broadcasters in Japan

MIC Survey of Broadcaster Sentiment

Blog Every quarter Japan's Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communication (MIC) asks commercial broadcasters to evaluate their outlook for the next six months.

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