Take a wander over to the site for our VoteTube Competition. For the moment, we’re running various political ads from the US along with some ideas for people who might like some help gettting started.
Hopefully, we’ll start to see some videos from closer to home.
UPDATE: Karlin Lillington’s column in this Friday’s Irish Times was given over to politics and the internet in Ireland, and ended with a nice little plug for VoteTube. I’m not sure how I’d feel about that wearing my Paper Round hat, but happily I don’t have to worry about that in this context.
VoteTube USES INTERNET video to get political ideas across. As explained by Simon McGarr and Antoin O Lachtnain, the site revolves around a competition for the best video–political videos–at VoteTube.org. From Antoin: “We’re not looking for fancy …
Just a note to say that I covered the paper round in my village column this week illustrated with a screen shot of the site. It won’t be on the village website for a week, so if you want to see an electronic copy, send me an email and I’ll forward it.
Thanks for that. I look forward to seeing it. We did mean to get around to looking at Village as part of the paper round, but it fell out of our heads. We got a free copy of Magill as part of the Tribune, as it happened, but appeared to consist of thousands of pages of archive documents about NI.
Have read Chekov’s piece in de Village. Very well done and gets the objectives and findings across very well.