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Brighton and Hove’s Open Door webcasts: how they work and why they’re great

On Monday last week Brighton and Hove City Council invited me in to watch the Open Door live webcast, in which council leader Jason Kitcat answered residents' questions put to him on Twitter. This was the fourth Open Door event Brighton and Hove has held. Residents are able to use the hashtag #BHOpenDoor or a CoveritLive ...

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Top tips on reaching new audiences and boosting viewing figures #piug12

At the user group a couple of weeks back we spent the second half of the event talking about how to reach new audiences and boost viewing figures. It proved a fertile  discussion, with many of those in attendance and online contributing some great ideas to the mix. This post is a collection of those ideas, ...

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User group: How can you reach new audiences and boost viewing figures?

It's nearly time for our user group, which will be held on the 23rd of November at the Hallam Conference Centre in London . As ever it will be a chance for clients and a wider audience to take part in a discussion about how to get the most from webcasting. We'll have the usual update ...

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What #ccwebcast says about engaging in local democracy

Today has been a busy one at Public-i. While a small number of us have been at Solace Summit, many more were back at HQ concentrating on Cornwall Council's extraordinary council webcast. It saw leader of the council, Alec Robertson, lose a vote of confidence, members of the cabinet resign and a new leader voted in. ...

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Open Space South West in six quite long points

So I was lucky enough to be one of the people to attend the world's first 'someconference' at Devon County Council on Friday last week, Open Space South West. Here are some pics. It was the brainchild of Carl Haggerty - who expertly brought together a rich mix of the digitally disruptive with local government ...

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