Last night's student protest wasn't really about fences
The University of Manchester was hit by a lightning-fast social media mobilisation of anger that has been growing
Good afternoon members - this is a quick post about what happened at the University of Manchester last night, specifically outside its Owens Park halls in Fallowfield.
Before we get to that: It was great to chat with lots of you last night in our members’ discussion thread. If you missed that email or didn’t have time to join us last night, you can check out the thread here. Feel free to add any thoughts or contributions you have now - or your reply to other members. Some of you have been commenting this morning, and I don’t see why it shouldn’t keep going. The thread has already given us at least a dozen great ideas for our coverage.
One of the things that makes The Mill different is this idea of building a community of readers who are not just consumers of journalism but participants in it - via our community threads and Facebook group, but also via the dozens of conversations we have with you via email every week. And it makes total sense. We hear about more interesting stories bec…
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