Looking at the other local blogs today, Thanet Star at http://thanetstar.com/article/temper-tantrums-at-council?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+ThanetStar+%28The+Thanet+Star%29 and Thanet Life at http://birchington.blogspot.co.uk/2013/05/worrows-wonga-moment.html both did a post about the story The Isle of Thanet Gazette put up on their website at http://www.thanetgazette.co.uk the story about John Worrow’s behaviour at http://www.thanetgazette.co.uk/Independent-Thanet-councillor-John-Worrow-brands/story-19114035-detail/story.html relies strongly on the video that the paper published online.
After the other websites embedded it the IOTG decided to disallow sharing on the video which stopped it from working elsewhere on the internet including on their own facebook post.
The council have also published some videos of council meetings on their website at http://www.thanet.gov.uk/council_webcast.aspx another council meeting spat, this is the one where nearly all of the Conservative councillors walked out.
I will ramble on about this subject as I get time.
I am not really sure about the business of councillors throwing a wobbly and walking out of meetings, I guess we elect them to turn up at meetings and represent our views, I should point here that I last went to a meeting in about 1972 and don’t like them much, so haven’t been to any more.
Something very odd about the way the IOTG have hosted this video, and there are parallels here with the council, what the IOTG have done is host it on Brightcove video.
There is a rather unusual snag involved with doing this, and that is that it makes it impossible to credit the video to the person who published it, because Brightcove don’t let you know where the video originated from.
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