Category Archives: Digital media

Twitter – biting the hand that feeds it

Forget about Angry Birds, many Twitter users are really angry about the changes the company has made over the last few months – some would argue since its debut on the New York Stock Exchange back in November, 2013. It’s about sharing For a lot of users, the most profound change that Twitter has made has only just happened – the […]

Croakey – a website renovator’s dream

The Australian public health blog Croakey has been at the forefront of public health debate for several years. It was initially hosted by, as one of a number of blogs on that news site, but as it grew in popularity and prominence, Croakey began to outgrow its host platform. At the beginning of this year, I was […]

What’s the story?

The end of 2014 saw a huge gathering of new and old media, established entrepreneurs and startup newbies at the Walkleys’ Storyology Conference. Day 1 was the Innovation Focus day, which I was lucky enough to attend via a Walkleys Innovation Scholarship. The program was diverse and, as a web developer and designer attending on behalf of Croakey, a public health blog, […]

Have your data got a visual story to tell?

Have you ever looked at a large table of data or some uninspiring, unreadable chart or graph and wondered what it was about? Have you thought whether what you’re looking at is telling the real story or selectively representing data to make a particular point or emphasis? Does the data look confusing or just plain […]