steve raven

Critical researching journalist interests in social justice, physical education, widening participation in sport and life.


Interviewing transcripts and meeting notes I use for transcribing my interview recording and to provide the back-up facility. Online data storage: Online transcription of audio recordings:

Audio Only

Recording a podcast When recording a my Raven Documents & Friends podcast discussions with guests – who could be anywhere – I use Whats the greatest feature – separate feed record for each person in the discussion.

Searching the libraries

Desk research is both exciting and frustrating – as previously highlighted I  have gathered a whole host of references through the use of Mendeley. What I am focusing on here is the finding and sourcing of information, existing literature, accumulated knowledge. Why is this important? Contextual understanding, in terms of social inquiry it provides the …

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Streaming Live Events

When you need to deliver a live presentation, debate or discussion is a good place to start. Alternative streaming platforms

The big picture tells a story

Graphic design Photograph Graphic illustrations For stunning free images and royalty-free stock, my preference is: However, a lot of us seem to have a very smart camera in our pockets to store, organise and share I use Flckr: Here’s a little sample of my photo album

The gift that keeps on giving

Muck Rack helps me understand the news and the trends that are happening But if you would prefer to visit a library and browse the ongoing documenting of history check out this hotspot tool from Press Reader

Converting words from paper to voice

Is not so easy with many forms of dyslexia, I experience one of these, so to me, converting the written word to a series of sounds is crazy difficult. This website also helps with pronunciation when speaking a foreign language. Forvo: the pronunciation dictionary in many languages: