Monthly Archives: October 2012

#TweetBD Day 4 – The Top & the Bottom of it

  What a day in #TweetBD! We’ve had drama, excitement and, after 3 rounds, a gulf at the bottom, and a change at the top. Euphemisms aside, Dave Green’s phoenix-like rise has been extraordinary. If Jockey Wilson and Robbie Paul … Continue reading

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#Tweet BD – Day 3 – CONTROVERSY!

Day 3 of #TweetBD and things are certainly hotting up. Read about #TweetBD here Dave Green pulls out a massive 130 points as he’s finally found the RT button… and he was relentless in pushing Bradford, from crowing about us … Continue reading

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Bradford or Beirut?

Where do I live? Bradford or Beirut with a Post Office? This question came to me when I saw a tweet by Richard Horsman, “former wireless hack [in Bradford], now Journalism Teaching Fellow @LeedsTrinity”, saying that one of his students … Continue reading

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#TweetBD Day 2 – Selling Bradford & District through Social Media

I wondered how well local politicians are selling Bradford & District through social media, so I’m running a little competition this week to see who’s best at using Twitter to retweet (forward), create or write about all the stuff that’s … Continue reading

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#TweetBD – Who’s Selling our City and District?

Social media is good for many things: sharing photos of kittens, telling people what you’re having for tea and living celebrities’ lives vicariously 140 characters at a time. However, increasingly it’s being used by companies to advertise their wares; how … Continue reading

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River Aire & Leeds-Liverpool Canal at Saltaire

Few photos from a great little walk we’ve discovered. Start at Hirst Lock, walk up the canal, towards Keighley, then nip down to the river, passing Bradford Amateur Rowing Club, then across and up to the lock. You could go … Continue reading

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What Next for Respect in Bradford?

The past week has been bizarre, even for George Galloway. He has written to the Home Secretary and Speaker of the House to ask why, he alleges, SO15 (the Metropolitan Police’s Counter Terrorism Unit) have been running a nefarious misinformation … Continue reading

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