Month: January 2006

Misc

Davos/Davros

Am I only the person who sometimes confuses Davos with Davros? Do they, in fact, stand for similar ideals?...

Internet

Google in China

I’m sure that all that needs to be said has already been said about Google’s decision to censor their own offering. I suppose I...

TV

Who Do You Think You Are?

What a terrific programme Who Do You Think You Are? really is. This evening’s programme with Stephen Fry was qutie moving....

Sport

Le Tour in London

News just in (sorry, I can’t bring myself to say “Breaking News”… damn): London has been confirmed as hosting the...

Technology

The Myth of Mobile Television

This last week or so has seen the results of two separate trials of consumer reaction to getting mobile television services to watch on...

Misc

Whale Watching in London

Well Sky News broke the story when they went live to their Skycopter (i.e. a helicopter) sometime around midday today. A whale was in the...

Politics

Government Defeated in Lords Over ID Card

Great news....

Media

Most Overused Phrases in Media #1

“Henman Crashes Out”. Does he ever get ‘knocked out’, ‘beaten’ or ‘defeated’? No. He...

Radio

DAB “worse than old FM”

I know some people see this as old news, and it’s certainly true that it’s nothing new, but it’s still the case that DAB...

News

Operation Ore and the Ruth Kelly Scandal

The guns are really out for Ruth Kelly at the moment. We’re into the second week of a scandal that threatens her job as Education...