Tag Archives: community

Community representatives and online communication

In previous research, we have observed the poor record of online engagement of community councils in Scotland, though I doubt this is issue is restricted only to this context. With some notable exceptions, Community Council online presences are characterised by … Continue reading


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Lurking and what leaders know about their invisible audience

Let’s talk about something obvious: Leaders (for instance community councillors) share information online but the paradox is, that they often don’t get a visible response. Why do they do it then? What are their expectations of how the information they … Continue reading

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#digiCC – our report on digital engagement workshops

We published a report on the digital engagement workshops we have been running for community councils across Scotland. Some thoughts and background… Continue reading

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Communities conference at the Scottish Parliament, 2 October

On Saturday 2 October the Parliament will hold the second Communities Conference, at  Holyrood here in Edinburgh. It will be aimed at local, community based, voluntary and charity sector organisations, social enterprises, and other civic groups. Its purpose is to … Continue reading

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Link: e-inclusion and communities

A couple of links to English organisations, which show how far the thinking there is going compared to much of the rest of Europe. UK Online’s research page is particularly useful, with report like: Does the internet improve lives? This … Continue reading

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