How Does Twitter help your blog? My performance covering the rise of nationalism in Europe

For the past month, I focused my posts exclusively on analysing the political situation in Europe, due to the rise of active nationalist parties, using different approaches like interviews, data or video. Thanks to this  extend project, I've noticed a considerable increase in the number of viewers and visitors, that you can see easily on… Continue reading How Does Twitter help your blog? My performance covering the rise of nationalism in Europe

Who says what? Analysing the Twitter accounts from Marine Le Pen and Nigel Farage

  All Europe breathed a sigh of relief when, last Sunday, Marine Le Pen didn't turn into the new French Prime Minister, being Emmanuel Macron the one to carry with that responsibility. However, the National Front in France has become in the second political force and the second with a higher number of voters, and the… Continue reading Who says what? Analysing the Twitter accounts from Marine Le Pen and Nigel Farage

C’est la vie Marine! Why you shouldn’t vote for Le Pen in 10 words or less

In less than four days French citizens will have to go back to their polling stations or closest Embassy to vote between the young Europhile Emmanuel Macron or the charismatic and Europhobe Marine Le Pen. Their differences in foreign affairs, defence, the EU and immigration are so strong that this new election will show, definitely,… Continue reading C’est la vie Marine! Why you shouldn’t vote for Le Pen in 10 words or less

Nationalism, motivations and the EU: An interview with Steve Garner

Last April 25 I had the pleasure to attend to the inaugural lecture "We want our country back" impart by professor Steve Garner, that explored different concerns about Brexit and the pre and post Referendum situation, with influence in the Donald Trump campaign "Make America great again". However, one lecture wasn't enough to know, from… Continue reading Nationalism, motivations and the EU: An interview with Steve Garner

Get our country back… from who? A talk by professor Steve Garner

Do you feel more British of English? Is immigration about race or social class? From who we want to get our country back? These and some other questions were answered yesterday by professor Steve Garner, in his inaugural lecture to cover his most recent job about nationality, the emotions that evoke  and the post-Brexit situation.… Continue reading Get our country back… from who? A talk by professor Steve Garner

Rise of nationalism in Europe: An introduction through online media

Among all words in our vocabulary, nationalism could be one of the worst to hear in Europe The history behind this word left an open wound in all Europeans after the Second War World that took time to heal, but the XXI century has shown that, unfortunately, the extremism has still space in our society. Many… Continue reading Rise of nationalism in Europe: An introduction through online media

Let’s be creative, let’s analyse: Proposal for giving a step forward in video journalism

When I decided to study the MA in online journalism I did it with the firm intention to become a journalist 2.0 and fight me fear to everything related to new technologies. So far, I experimented with every aspect of online journalism. I started improving my profile in the social media and discovering how to… Continue reading Let’s be creative, let’s analyse: Proposal for giving a step forward in video journalism

Online video vs Traditional video: An interview with Scott Edwards, video producer for Birmingham Mail

Continuing my journey in the world of online video ( production, edition, and distribution) I thought that it was just time to heard from the experience of someone that really do it for a living. Scott Edwards, with just 24 years is since last year the video producer for Birmingham Mail, where he has been… Continue reading Online video vs Traditional video: An interview with Scott Edwards, video producer for Birmingham Mail

How to use explainers and heavy format videos to tell stories online

In previous posts, I've shared how to produce and edit videos for the web, being one of the currents most popular ways to share news nowadays. And not every newsworthy video work successfully on this platform, but there are two that can come in many different forms but that keep structure: heavy format videos and… Continue reading How to use explainers and heavy format videos to tell stories online