My year in numbers

1 book, 4 reports, 2 book chapters/essays, 60 articles, 21 lectures, 11 speaking engagements, 10 media appearances. 2015 has been a busy year.

Here’s a bit more on those numbers:

1 book about Data Journalism

Data Journalism – Inside the Global Future, which I co-edited with Tom Felle and John Mair. This 300+ page volume features contributions from 30 academics and journalists around the world.

You can see the full list of our wonderful authors on the back of the book which is available to buy from Amazon (US)Amazon (UK) and Abramis Publishing 

4 reports on social media, digital news and hyperlocal media

My third annual round-up of social media developments in the Middle East has been cited by Deloitte, GSMA, BBC Media Action and others. It is available here  and on ScribdSlideShare and The 2016 edition is coming soon.

The full report on Emerging Social Media Platforms in Qatar, was published by Qatar’s Ministry of Information and Communications Technology, ictQATAR. (Media coverage, Summary, Arabic Summary, full report in English and Arabic.)

new supplementary study (led by Dr Richard Fletcher) looking at the experiences of digital news audiences in six European countries, produced by the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at Oxford University.

Where are we now? UK hyperlocal media and community journalism in 2015 was supported by Cardiff University and Nesta.  It updates the emerging evidence base for this sector. (Also available on, Summary Slides)

2 book chapters/essays

An essay on social media in Turkey, co-authored with Esra Doğramacı, as part of the extension to the main Reuters Institute Digital News Report 2015.

The importance of little data: creating an impact at a local level” was my contribution to Data Journalism: Inside the global future.

60 articles on journalism, media and technology

Including: 15 for TheMediaBriefing, 14 on digital health for Nuviun, 9  tech and telecomms features for ZDNet; and 7 articles for the BBC Journalism Academy.

21 lectures

At the University of Oregon, London School of Economics plus Cardiff University’s MOOC in Community Journalism. 

11 speaking engagements

Conferences, panels and training sessions in Canterbury, Cardiff, Dubai, Istanbul, London (x 5), Paris and Eugene.

10 media appearances

Talking crowdfunding, clickbait, mergers and digital journalism, with the BBC World Service, BBC Scotland, BBC Wales (x 2), Huffington, journalism toolsMonocle and Yapı Kredi.

One response to “My year in numbers

  1. Pingback: My best articles of 2015 | Damian Radcliffe·

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s