Month: March 2008

Internet

BBC News Homepage

So what are we to make of the new look BBC News homepage that launched this morning? It’s quite possibly my single most visited site...

Misc

Comments

A few weeks ago John Naughton explained some his reasons for not accepting comments on his blog. And I have no problem with that. Although...

Technology

iGizmo

Dennis Publishing has just started “the WORLD’S FIRST fully interactive digital magazine dedicated to bringing you the very...

Films

The Orphanage

I went to see The Orphanage today, and I’ll get onto that shortly. But first, can I just highlight what a joyless experience...

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Heston Blumenthal

Channel 4 outbid the BBC for Heston Blumenthal. He’s said to have been offered £1m – twice what he’s been getting...

Media, Sport, TV

Sky And The Champions’ League

Media Guardian are reporting that Sky has won the majority of the Champions’ League games for the three years beginning in 2009....

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China

So China’s been busily blocking the BBC, YouTube, Yahoo, The Guardian and other sites following the unrest in Tibet. This all bodes...

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Hugh Laurie “Snubbed”

Note: I wrote this a couple of days ago, but managed to forget to hit the publish button. If you look around on Google News today,...

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Wired – Good News/Bad News

Condé Nast is looking to launch a UK edition of Wired magazine according to Media Week (free registration required). Wired, of...

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ITV1 In Half-Decent Drama Shock

That title’s probably a little unfair, as there are occasionally – very occasionally – some decent dramas on ITV1, but...