Tag Archive: New Civil Engineer

Jan 28 2009

Media and Web 2.0, Tweet and print

In the media world, the overlap between conventional print publications and internet-based communications continues to grow. This doesn’t just mean that broadcasters or publications have a website; an increasing number are now adopting Web 2.0 tools and techniques – blogs, discussion forums, RSS feeds, Twitter, bookmarks, networks, etc – to find new levels of engagement …

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Jan 26 2009

Cape Verde trip: snippets

I have just returned from a press trip to Sal island in Cape Verde – a group of islands in the Atlantic about 500km west of Senegal. The focus was a ground-breaking ceremony for The Resort Group‘s Tortuga development (see BIW news release), and it was a tiring trip. As BIW’s PR guy, I flew …

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Oct 20 2008

CJ Twitters

No doubt inspired by their attendance at Be2camp 10 days ago (OK, I can be optimistic!), the good folk at UK construction trade mag Contract Journal are now on Twitter. Moreover, @contractjournal – laudibly – has so far resisted the temptation to simply splurge out a write-only feed of hourly, sporadically updated news links (like …

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Oct 07 2008

@NCEmagazine over-Tweets

A few weeks ago, I noticed (Construction gets Twittering) that UK trade magazine New Civil Engineer had started using Twitter to send out news alerts. At first, it was blasting about a dozen every hour, on the hour, but it then slowed it down a bit – to just five an hour, every hour…. I …

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Sep 01 2008

Construction gets Twittering

On Friday afternoon, I got my first Tweets from UK trade magazines Construction News and New Civil Engineer, as two of the Emap Construct titles took their first steps into the Web 2.0 world of Twitter. Initially, @CNPlus went into overdrive repeating itself several times over but it’s now sorted out an RSS problem with …

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