Month: November 2006

Media, TV

Select Committee Looks At Quiz TV

Interesting report from the BBC about yesterday’s (I think) procedings in the Culture Select Committee examing “quiz TV”...

TV

TV Criticism

Since the Daily Mail recently decided not to replace their TV critic with a regular in the job, there has been a bit of debate about the...

Music

Great Music Copyright News

Some of the best news recently has got to be that the UK is not going to extend the copyright on music beyond the current 50 years to a...

Civil Liberties, Politics

CCTV Cameras OK – Microphones a Step Too Far

Oh the irony. Earlier this week Henry Porter presented a fine programme on More 4 (should have been on Channel 4) called Suspect Nation,...

Media

Curious New Ad Campaigns

This weekend, I’ve noticed two new print campaign ads which seem worthy of some note. First off, Microsoft is advertising its Live...

Radio

Ed Reardon Series 3 – Coming Soon

Regular readers will know that I’m an enormous fan of Ed Reardon’s Week. The paperback of what’s effectively the first...

Internet, Technology

Bush TR2015WIFI Wi-Fi Radio

I thought I’d write a brief review of the recently released Bush Wi-Fi radio. With the growing number of home networks being set up,...

Video

Orange’s 60 Seconds of Fame

I have to link to this because, well, I made it....

Films

Casino Royale

So finally the new Bond is with us – Daniel Craig. Frankly, after the last film, the only possible way was going to be up. Recently...

Video

YouTube trawling

I won’t embed this, but what the…...