Month: April 2008

Media, TV

UKTV Gold Rebrand

So following the story that emerged a couple of weeks ago about Richard and Judy defecting to UKTV for their next chatshow, the question...

Media, Radio

RAJAR – And the Digital Age

I should preface this entry by saying that it could be a little dull if you’re not interested in radio research; that the views...

Media, TV

BBC Three Sitcoms

There’s a fun “debate” over at The Guardian about whether or not Pulling is actually better than the much feted Gavin...

Internet, Media, TV

ITV on iTunes

ITV is dipping its toe in the iTunes water by making available some of its back catalogue on the iTunes television store. This is no bad...

Misc

Random Musings

I can’t help but agree with Roy Greenslade on the subject of London’s evening freesheets. They’re both still uniformly...

Media

UK Advertising Revenues 2003-2008

On Friday, The Guardian published a very good chart showing the relative growth of each of the major media in the UK’s advertising...

Misc

His Girl Friday’s Fast

As you may or may not know, His Girl Friday is one of my favourite films of all time. The film is screwball comedy and was made in 1940,...

Photography, Politics

Just Because I’m Taking Photos Does Not Make Me A Terrorist

A good piece on the BBC News website regarding the “guilty until proven innocent” attitude that seems to be taken more and more...

Media, Radio, TV

A Bit Of Audio To Listen To

I’ve heard a few really entertaining media related pieces of audio in the last couple of days. The first is a Daily Mayo podcast from...

Media, Radio

Today’s Most Entertaining Media Stories

Two stories have tickled me today from Broadcast magazine (“The Voice of British Broadcasting” – but mostly TV....