Month: May 2009

TV

Dreadful Dreadful Television

The most recent issue of The Word magazine, and most recent edition of their podcast both discuss “Monkey Tennis” – the...

Radio

Fun Bits Of Audio

Here are a couple of nice pieces of audio from recent programmes. The first comes courtesy of Axegrinder at Press Gazette, and considers...

Music

Some Recent Music

I’ve seen some great concerts recently which were all very different, but all worth mentioning here. 15 May saw Icelandic...

Radio

Guardian’s Listings Get Worse

What has The Guardian done to its daily listings this week? They’ve got substantially worse – especially for radio. To give you...

Civil Liberties, Photography

CCTV Is Everywhere

Last night BBC Two aired the first in a three part series – Who’s Watching You. It examines the surveillance state that...

Politics, TV

How You Can Use Parliamentary TV Coverage…

…or not. I’d completely forgotten this, but then I saw last week’s edition of Have I Got News For You presented this week...

Mobile

Nokia’s Ovi Store

Now I’ve genuinely been looking forward to a decent competitor to Apple’s iTunes App store, so today’s launch of the Ovi...

Books

Radio Head

I’d completely missed the fact that this book existed until I saw a reference to a Daily Mail extract via a friend’s blog...

TV

Teleshopping… Coming To A Channel Near You Soon

Over at Media Guardian, their big Ofcom news is that C4 has been cleared of any bullying on Celebrity Big Brother, but I don’t think...

TV

And What Is Andy Duncan On About?

Channel 4’s Chief Executive, Andy Duncan, has been appearing in front the House of Commons culture, media and sport select committee....