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Sir Tim Berners-Lee is awarded Honorary Freedom of the City of London

Yesterday, Sir Tim Berners-Lee was awarded the Honorary Freedom of the City of London and I was lucky enough to go along as a blogger and social reporter. This was the first time the ceremony has been open to the media and broadcast online. The notion of using the Internet to report on a ceremony ...

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Reflections from my first Public-i User Group #PIUG12

On Friday I attended my first User Group with Public-i at the Hallam Conference Centre in London. We had a brilliant turnout with around 20 of our clients being represented and the web communications manager from the Royal Holloway, University of London, Danny Rozario, also joined us for the debate. This was an exciting opportunity ...

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Updated: How many councillors tweet?

Earlier in the week I wrote about a little investigation into how many councillors have Twitter accounts. We looked just at the West Midlands and came up with an estimation that 14 per cent of unitary and county councillors use or at least have Twitter. I've since heard from a couple of people that this ...

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Looking forward to the LGA Conference

Here at Public-i we have been looking forward to one of the most important events for us, the LGA Conference, since January. As ever, a lot of this is about the basics of us being there - from working out where the stand will be (you’ll see us in our usual spot, R18), to what ...

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Open practice: what it means to us

We have been discussing an idea that we call 'Open Practice' within the team here at Public-i and we wanted to outline what we mean by this and start to share it a bit more widely. I have written recently on my own blog about what I see as a need to consider being open as ...

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