Crowd funding Live-Tweeting

There’s now a bit of story about this blog. I was planning to use it to complement my livetweeting of the opening arguments of the Old Bailey Trial, to update and include elements which could only be reported during ‘breaks’ from the court. But as explained in this miserable post, I ran out of money – just when I discovered live tweeting could continue throughout the trial. I prepared to retreat.  Then this happened

Crowdsourcing Live Reporting

There has been some press interest in this: I’ve been interviewed by Radio Four Media show (starts around 25′), and articles on the crowdfunding of my live tweets have appeared on the BBC sitePress Gazette, and Wall Street Journal, among others.

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