Month: January 2009

Politics

MPs Expenses Defeated

Great news! The vote called last week by the government to exclude MPs’ expenses from falling into the Freedom of Information act,...

Politics

Write To Your MP Today!

The government is trying to renege on publishing details of MPs expenses. They introduced some new legislation last week to remove their...

Music, News

Copyright Extension

A great film explaining why extending sound copyright is not in performers’ interests but just record companies’. And, of...

Media, News

The Independent

A new year seems to mean that every newspaper worth its salt has to run some kind of promotion, and this Saturday’s Independent had a...

Films

The Wrestler

Professional wrestling has always had a strange alure for me. I can’t say that I’ve ever watched very much of it, but the idea...

Films

Slumdog Millionaire

I’d been looking forward to seeing Slumdog Millionaire from director Danny Boyle since I first heard about it. It was such a...

Media

More Digital Britain Leaks

If you want to know what’s going on with the Digital Britain report, forthcoming from Lord Carter as metioned yesterday, it seems...

Photography

Have You Got Any Christmas Presents You Don’t Want?

There’s a shop in Berwick Street that can help…...

Media, TV

Too Demanding For Watch

There’s a wonderful story in this week’s Broadcast magazine. In a piece that explains how UKTV chanel “Watch” is...

Internet, Politics, Technology

Digital Britain

One of the most interesting documents likely to be published in the UK in the next few months is Lord Stephen Carter’s Digital...