Month: November 2008

TV

TV Remakes

We seem to be going through a significant period of remakes at the moment. Actually, that’s a little unfair as television has always...

DVD, TV

24: Redemption

For whatever reason, I’ve recently ended up on a few PR companies’ lists for “Bloggers'” events. I’ve been...

Internet

Internet Retailing At Christmas

Let me first apologise for mentioning Christmas while we’re still in November. I take no pleasure in bringing forward a retailing...

Radio

Radio 2 Audiences and The Age of Listening

Here’s an interesting question related to the Ross/Brand affair. Yes, I know I said I was bored of the whole thing, but this is...

Misc

Morals

Yesterday I was about to go into a newsagent, when a couple of kids stopped me just outside. If they gave me the money, would I go in and...

Films

Body of Lies

Another year – another Ridley Scott film. Scott is responsible for some of my favourite ever films. They tend to be earlier films...

Media, News, Radio, TV

Local News

This morning, the BBC Trust rejected plans for a local BBC video news service. Concurrently, Ofcom published the results of its Market...

Media, TV

BBC Trust on Jonathan Ross

The BBC Trust reported today on lots of things. Of most interest to the press was the Jonathan Ross/Russell Brand fiasco. But frankly,...

Civil Liberties, Politics

To Publish Or Not To Publish?

A simple one first of all. It seems that the names of the people allegedly responsible for the death of Baby P are being passed around...

TV

Voting Openness on TV?

So John Sergeant has quit Strictly. Don’t say that I don’t cover the important issues of the day. What’s that about Congo...