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Your Thurrock: council meetings, BBC consultations and meaningful partnerships
By Hannah Scarbrough | 15th Oct 2015
“You can’t minute body language…”
Your Thurrock has specialised in producing hyperlocal video content, so it seems apt that founder Michael Casey has not written a guest blog post for C4CJ, but has vlogged for us instead! Michael explains why he thinks video is so important, especially when it comes to capturing council meetings – and the non-verbal content which cannot be distilled into a live blog or tweet. He also shares his thoughts on the recent BBC consultation, and why he is hopeful this will develop into a more meaningful partnership between hyperlocal news sites and the corporation.
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