Tag: news

Join in, make the news @onBirmingham

As part of the site revamp we’ve added tweets from onBirmingham to the sidebar, and would like you to join in: Twitter is now pretty much established as the place where news can break most quickly — when news happens…

Danny Smith: Tufty Shit

Maybe I’m romancing it because I’ve never been formally trained, or glimpsed behind the curtain of the modern newsroom. But I carry the naive notion that a journalist should be a Jedi wielding TRUTH like the Force and ramming the…

Brum news on Twitter

onBirmingham isTwitter generated breaking news about Birmingham. It works by using a network of “newsmakers” who can use the onBirmingham Twitter account to distribute local news as soon as they hear about it — they’ll likely be first on the…

News at Town (Hall)

I watched the New Generation Arts festival launch event on TV (and on the web), which meant I got a different experience from those that were were. It was kind of mirrors within mirrors, and entertaining although the music and…

and finally

Those of you hankering after the days of Nationwide or That’s Life, or who are addicted to Nick Owen’s daily animal news spot might find something interesting on the Brum-based Quirky News website. As it’s based round here it seems…

Nice statue, shame about the bloody goblins

We love public art, you’ll not see Bi:NS campaign against a statue (unless it blocks the enterance to a pub). We love this weird metal ‘green man’ thing. We don’t really like the overlong and dull (tho’ meticulsly planned granted)…