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DJO in the News: a sample of coverage, 2011 to present

Tuesday 2nd (online); Wednesday 3rd (print) August 2011

Guardian Letters pages

JD ‘Join us to bring alive the vintage journalism of Charles Dickens’. 360 words.

Link: http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2011/aug/02/vintage-journalism-of-charles-dickens?INTCMP=SRCH

 

7 col. inches

 

Thursday 4th August 2011

Guardian Culture Books Online article

Calling all Dickens detectives. 600 words.

John Drew

http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/booksblog/2011/aug/04/charles-dickens-journals-online-project?INTCMP=SRCH

 Online only

6 comments; 103 Fbook shares; 95 Tweets

Friday 5th August 2011

Guardian Online books

Good news! Dickens detectives flooding in. 450 words.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/booksblog/2011/aug/05/dickens-detectives-found?INTCMP=SRCH

F21 / Tw 14 

Saturday 6th August 2011

BBC Radio 4 iPM JD discussion about the project with Eddie Mair morning & evening shows. 10 minutes.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b012x145/iPM_06_08_2011/

 

 

Sunday 7th August 2011

Observer 1 page feature. 1160 words +illustrations. 1page.

Charles Dickens bicentenary: Call for online editors to save forgotten journal

Tracy McVeigh

7/8 page

http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2011/aug/07/charles-dickens-household-words-project?INTCMP=SRCH

 Comments: 50; Fb 861; Tw 111

 

Monday 8th August 2011

1. ABC Melbourne Breakfast Show with Red Symons

Breakfast Show – interview about DJO. 3 mins.

 

2. ABC Canberra Breakfast with Ross Solly

Breakfast Show—interview about DJO. 2 mins.

 

3. Radio Ulster -- Arts Extra with Kim Lenaghan (no podcast) – interview about DJO. 4 mins.

 

4. Independent i

Victoria Summersley: Editor’s Letter

2 col. inches

Online:

http://www.independent.co.uk/i/editor/letter-from-the-editor-great-expectations-2333536.html

 

Tuesday 9th August 2011

1. BBC Radio Kent

Drive Time with Dominic King. Interview about DJO, 3 mins.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00jdsp1

 

2. El Pais (Spain) feature on DJO by Antonio Fraguas, Arts' staff writer.

560 words.

1 page

Online

http://www.elpais.com/articulo/cultura/erratas/wikidickens/elpten/20110809elpepucul_4/Tes

 

10th August 2011.

Article in Books/culture section of NRC, the Netherlands daily evening paper (circulation 200,000). 285 words.

 

Tuesday 23rd August 2011

BBC Radio 4 -- Making History. 7 mins.

Tom Holland talks to Dr Hazel Mackenzie at the University of Buckingham to find out how they are using so-called crowd-sourcing techniques to research the journals of Charles Dickens and whether this might change historical research in the future.”

19 December 2011

BBC Radio Kent – Drive Time with Dominic King.

Update on project. 3 mins.

12th January 2012

JD interviewed for Andrew Dickens' article in ShortList  'Just How Dickensian Are We?'

http://www.shortlist.com/entertainment/just-how-dickensian-are-we#image-rotator-1

25th January 2012

JD interviewed by Caroline Quinn for the BBC documentary ‘Dickens and Parliament’. Programme has aired 44 times between 24th March and 15th June. 4 mins total in 25 min. show. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01f1649/broadcasts

25th January 2012

JD and Dr Tony Williams: address to the Royal Society of Arts on the topic of 'Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce in Dickens's Journalism' http://www.thersa.org/fellowship/where-you-are/london/events/past-events/arts,-manufactures-and-commerce-in-dickens-journalism

3rd February 2012

JD interviewed by Stephen Beard for American Public Radio's Marketplace business programme. 5 mins.

7th February 2012

JD interviewed for Anna Brosnan's article in The Northampton Chronicle.

100 words

1 col. inch

http://www.northamptonchron.co.uk/news/features/the_chron_looks_at_northamptonshire_s_links_with_one_of_the_country_s_most_famous_writers_1_3494285

8th February 2012

JD: opening lecture in the Ferens Fine Art lecture series 2012 at the Middleton Hall, University of Hull  http://www2.hull.ac.uk/fass/english/newsandevents/events/dickensandart.aspx

14th February 2012

JD and Dr Tony Williams presented to the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh at a reception at Buckingham Palace, held to celebrate Dickens's Bicentenary (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-17032379)

15th March 2011

Broadcast ofCould this be the setting of Dickens' Bleak House?’ JD participates as visiting expert in programme for BBC School Report. See http://www.bbc.co.uk/schoolreport/17366936. 5 mins.

 

19th March 2012

The Dickens Journals Online film Charles Dickens, London Journalist posted on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FROa8ozi0N0  361 views to 24/06/2012. 18 mins.

28-31 March 2012

Charles Dickens and the Mid-Victorian Press, 1850-1870. The DJO launch conference. 111 delegates from 14 countries. Conference Proceedings (20 chapters) on schedule for publication by the University of Buckingham Press, Autumn 2012. See http://www.buckingham.ac.uk/latest-news/launch-of-dickens-journals-online-project/ for report.

 

22 June2012

JD. Letter to Guardian. ‘Thanks to all for a Dickens of a job.’ p. 37.

330 words

7 col inches

23 June 2012

1.  I on Saturday, p. 19.  Adam Sherwin’s article on DJO.

290words

¼ page

2. The Independent. Adam Sherwin’s article on DJO.

180words

¼ page

3. Independent.co.uk. Adam Sherwin’s full article on DJO. 575words

 

Online:

http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/books/news/charles-dickens-experts-may-have-uncovered-fresh-works-after-completing-project-to-digitise-journals-7876554.html

Fb 38; Tw 32

24 June 2012

ABC Melbourne with Red Symons

Breakfast Show – follow-up interview about DJO. 4 mins.

 

25 June 2012

Guardian Online books

Charles Dickens identified as author of mystery article. Alison Flood article.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2012/jun/25/charles-dickens-identified-author-article

 

Online only. 890 words.

Fb 321; Tw152

 

Blog posts featuring DJO

1.http://londonist.com/2011/08/could-you-sub-edit-charles-dickens.php

2.http://cultura.elpais.com/cultura/2011/08/09/actualidad/1312840804_850215.html

3.http://culturaltalesoftwocities.blogspot.co.uk/2011/08/literature-dickens-journals-online.html

4.http://www.thehindu.com/arts/books/article2439132.ece

5.http://building19thcenturyireland.wordpress.com/2011/10/02/please-sir-i-want-some-more/

6.http://e-shootershill.co.uk/grinitch-and-owilige

7.http://www.rosiefiore.com/1/post/2012/02/sorting-out-that-dickens-blokes-writing.html

8.Dickens Blog (05/08/2011):

 http://dickensblog.typepad.com/dickensblog/2011/08/im-a-dickens-detective.html

 

 9.Beautiful Railway Bridge of the Silvery Tay (07/08/2011):

 http://beautifulrailwaybridgeofthesilverytay.wordpress.com/2011/08/07/charles-dickens-needs-you/

 

 10.The History Blog (13/08/2011):

 http://www.thehistoryblog.com/archives/12238

 

 11.Pootering (30/08/2011):

 http://pootering.wordpress.com/2011/08/30/charles-dickens-journals-online-at-last/

 

 12.Proof in the Pudding (05/10/2011:

http://theproofinthepudding.wordpress.com/2011/10/05/bringing-dickens-back/

 13.Ethos PR (21/12/2011):

 http://www.ethos-pr.com/blog/thank-dickens-it-s-christmas/

 

14.Bob’s Home for Writing (06/02/2012):

http://bobscotney.blogspot.co.uk/2012/02/charles-dickens-sunday-stamps.html

 

 15.Literary Minded (07/02/2012):

 http://literaryminded.wordpress.com/2012/02/07/happy-200th-birthday-charles-dickens/

 

 16.Dovegreyreader (07/02/2012):

 http://dovegreyreader.typepad.com/dovegreyreader_scribbles/2012/02/dickens-and-me.html

 

17.Sydney Publishing (27/05/2012):

http://blogs.usyd.edu.au/sydneypublishing/2011/05/charles_dickens_and_australia_1.html

 

18.The Bloomsbury Reader (11/12/2012)

http://bloomsburyreader.wordpress.com/2012/12/10/god-bless-us-every-one/

 

 19.  http://nicolebush.co.uk/2011/07/10/workshop-report-dickens-journals-online/

 20.  http://shakinspearians.wordpress.com/2014/07/08/dickens-goes-digital-2/ 

21. http://shakinspearians.wordpress.com/2014/07/09/digital-dickens-goes-forth/

 

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