Bill Thompson, new media pioneer, has been working in, on and around the Internet since 1984. Formerly head of new media at the Guardian newspapers, he writes a weekly column, the BillBlog, for BBC News online.
Published in: openDemocracyUKThe final brick in the wall of the security state?
Why the digital commentator and technology adviser this week decided to call on Obama, Cameron, Clegg and the other...
Published in: ourBeebOurBeeb forum session 4: creativity, culture and digital public space
The final session of OurBeeb’s day-forum invited Brian Eno, Tony Ageh, Kamila Shamsie and Bill Thompson to outline...
Published in: openDemocracyUKTake Two Steps Back: A Society Gets the Journalism it Deserves
We should not mourn the passing of the newspaper or the decline of public service broadcasting, but ask instead what...
Through a wifi-enabled crystal ball
In the last days of 2005, leading thinkers and scholars from around the world share their fears, hopes and...
The net's future after Tunis