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The story data tells us about #CitizenRelay  [guest post by Martin Hawksey (@mhawksey)]

The story data tells us about #CitizenRelay [guest post by Martin Hawksey (@mhawksey)]

Telling stories with data is a growing area for journalism and there is already a strong community around Data Driven Journalism (DDJ). I’m not journalist, by day I’m a Learning Technology Advisor for JISC CETIS, but my role does allow me to explore how data can be used within education. Often this interest spills into... continue reading
Lighting the Olympic Flame at Baxter Park, Dundee.

Lighting the Olympic Flame at Baxter Park, Dundee.

Violet and Ken cover the evening celebration at Baxter Park, Dundee. They also grab an interview with Twist and Pulse. Then its action stations for the lighting the Olympic Flame. continue reading
Torch Bearer Story from Peebles: Ellie Wilson

Torch Bearer Story from Peebles: Ellie Wilson

Hi, I’m Ellie and this is my story of my amazing experience as an Olympic torchbearer. I was lucky enough to be nominated and selected by Coca-cola because I coach a mini handball team, play handball for the Scottish Youth Team and have also raised money for the Marie curie in memory of my Granny... continue reading

Citizen Relay over?

Edinburgh; Friday 15th June 2012 A great project came to life thanks to Jennifer Jones and David McGillivray. They brought upon a project they thought wouldn’t be as successful as it is today. They opened the opportunity to people that want to be involved with media, journalism, photography, events and wish to share news or... continue reading
A volunteer in Cumbernauld talk about preparation for Torch Relay

A volunteer in Cumbernauld talk about preparation for Torch Relay

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Jan Leatham in Banchory captures her experiences in her village.

Jan Leatham in Banchory captures her experiences in her village.

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Interview with Robert from Cumbernauld #citizenrelay

Interview with Robert from Cumbernauld #citizenrelay

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Anita [Neet] Neilson, UWS Lecturer tells her Torchbearer story

Anita [Neet] Neilson, UWS Lecturer tells her Torchbearer story

Anita [Neet] Neilson Olympic Torchbearer 9th June 2012 Glasgow tells #citizenrelay the story of the day in her own words (and images) When Julie Thomson, a colleague and very close friend, said she had nominated me to be an Olympic Torchbearer I felt really honoured that she thought me worthy but didn’t expect to get picked... continue reading
Martin Myers tells his Torchbearer story

Martin Myers tells his Torchbearer story

  Olympic Torchbearer Martin Myers tells #citizenrelay how carrying the Torch has helped him put his life to better use following the death of his father in 2008.  Martin talks about how his early start in Clydebank on Saturday 9th June was worth it in the end because his family were in attendance, the interaction with... continue reading
#citizenrelay: Day 6 - Stonehaven, Brechin, Perth and Dundee

#citizenrelay: Day 6 – Stonehaven, Brechin, Perth and Dundee

#citizenrelay tracked the torch from Stonehaven and followed its progress through Brechin and Perth before arriving at its final destination in Dundee. continue reading
South Lanarkshire TV reports the Olympic Torch in Rutherglen

South Lanarkshire TV reports the Olympic Torch in Rutherglen

A perspective from South Lanarkshire TV on the Olympic Torch Relay as it arrived in Rutherglen.   continue reading
Charlie Grant and the 'crowds' at Tomintoul [audio]

Charlie Grant and the ‘crowds’ at Tomintoul [audio]

Charlie Grant originally from the Braes of Glenlivet talks about the unprecedented number of people congregated in Tomintoul to watch the Olympic Flame pass through on the Torch Relay. listen to ‘Speaking with Charlie Grant from Tomintoul ’ on Audioboo continue reading