Engaged Reading Time - Issue #82
I'm off to the (COVID-secure) dentist in a few moments, but you? You're going to procrastinate over those morning tasks by reading or listening to what's below, aren't you…? 😉
Explaining the difference between net-zero and carbon neutrality "is a challenge" says The Carbon Trust
This is the big discussion of the next few years, and we still can't get the terms right.
Sooooort it aaaaaaaaaaht.
Listen: Will the Brexit generation be the next Windrush scandal?
We're heading towards a crunch point for EU nationals in the UK, post-Brexit. Isabella takes a look at what could happen next with The Guardian's Amelia Gentleman.
Your TikTok Feed Is Embarrassing - The Atlantic
I feel very seen by this article: many people in the audience engagement space rave to me about how good TikTok's algorithm is. And yet, no matter how long I spend swiping, it never seems to “get” me.
The big annual Digital News Report from the Reuters Institute launched yesterday. Here's my write-up of the fascinating discussion that happened at the London launch event:
Digital News Report 2021: a good crisis for the media?
Four European journalists discuss the findings of the latest edition of the annual research into news, and how it compares with their own titles' pandemic experiences.
And Finally… Edward Snowden has a Substack
For one glorious moment I thought that the name "Continuing Ed" was a riff on Withnail & I's Presuming Ed, but it's probably just based on “continuing education”, isn't it?
(There's a coffee shop in Brighton called Presuming Ed, that I used to frequent if I was visiting the journalism.co.uk team. I wonder if it's survived the pandemic?)
Lifting the mask - Continuing Ed — with Edward Snowden
Edward Snowden on privacy, on liberty, on Substack