1 in 5 people in the UK are reading less #news because the news agenda is too depressing, it’s too biased, and controlled by “hidden agendas”. https://community.theferret.scot/t/people-are-reading-less-news/1280
What your site can learn from 100 news orgs with membership programmes: https://membershippuzzle.org/articles-overview/what-your-site-can-learn
For viewers in #Scotland there's an interesting event on #FOI coming up in #Glasgow: https://community.theferret.scot/t/scottish-public-information-forum-spif/1128
I picked out some of the interesting bits from the 2017 Reuters Digital News Report: https://community.theferret.scot/t/seven-interesting-bits-from-the-reuters-digital-news-report-2017/984
Listen to members of 3 UK-based media co-operatives, from @theferret , New Internationalist and The Bristol Cable discuss the trials and tribulations of running a co-operative media project. http://tapewrite.com/tapes/play/5952c2f60ca3172b5e30b2ab/
Scottish Government under fire for helping block pesticide ban: https://theferret.scot/scottish-government-block-pesticide-ban/
"Russian military intelligence executed a cyberattack on at least one U.S. voting software supplier and sent spear-phishing emails to more than 100 local election officials just days before last November’s presidential election, according to a highly classified intelligence report obtained by The Intercept."
It turns out that the biggest private sector care provider in Scotland is controlled by a partnership registered in the Cayman Islands.
The Ferret has shown that the same firm has had more upheld complaints against it than any other provider, prompting calls for more care to be provided by the public sector and social enterprises.
UK Press least trusted in Europe. #coop ownership can help fix this, I reckon. http://www.pressgazette.co.uk/survey-finds-that-uk-written-press-is-by-some-way-the-least-trusted-in-europe/
Odd coincidence - 33 backers have got The Ferret 33% of the way toward crowdfunder target: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/the-ferret-investigates-housing-homelessness#/ #Scotland #journalism #housing #ifttt
Ok next question. Who has worked out the best multi-account Mastodon client for Android?
I like #Tusk, but really need to be able to look after more than one account...
Also, has anyone tried out any desktop clients that do multi-account Mastodon?
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