Author Archives: James

About James

James Harkin is a social forecaster, and the Director of Flockwatching

The Future of News

I should start off by saying that many of these phrases we use, like monetising content, are a little ugly to the ears of journalists … READ MORE

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Human rights lecture on ‘The Arab Spring and social media’, delivered at Atlanta Tech on 15 September by James Harkin

First of all we need to know where the idea of ‘internet freedom’ came from and the answer, at least within policy-making circles, is that … READ MORE

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Greyhound chic

Dog-lovers have always been a breed apart, but the ebb and flow of their enthusiasms tells us a good deal about how times change. Time … READ MORE

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