Month: June 2011

Literature

Byliner

Byliner is a worthwhile new website. It’s purpose is twofold: to link to and promote long form non-fiction to sell original ebooks in...

TV

Where’s Current TV’s Big New Show?

In January this year, liberal-leaning TV pundit, Keith Olbermann announced that he was leaving his MSNBC show in the US. He was appearing...

Internet, Politics

Taking Your Twitter Followers With You

A few weeks ago, Matt Deegan wrote an excellent piece about radio and usage of, and infatuation with Twitter. He argued cogently on many...

TV

TV Scheduling and Piracy

If there’s one thing that UK TV broadcasters have largely worked out in the last few years, it’s that the ease of accessing...

TV

The Apprentice

This week’s episode of that most upmarket of reality shows was decidedly downmarket. OK. It’s probably not that upmarket a...

TV

Sky’s Acquisition Strategy

Yesterday came news that Sky has acquired the Showtime series, Nurse Jackie, starring Edie Falco and Eve Best (recently seen giving a...

Radio

Myers Report

Yesterday, Tim Davie presented the Myers Report into Radio 1, 1Xtra, Radio 2 and 6 Music. John Myers, CEO of the Radio Academy and someone...

Internet

Keep An Eye on the FT

Anyone with any sense in publishing will be watching very carefully what the FT is doing. They’ve decided to forgo platform-specific...

Audio, Internet

iCloud Cuckoo Land*

As regular readers will know, I’m a frustrated iTunes user. So what should I make of Apple’s announcements yesterday – in...

Radio

RAJAR Adopting Digital

Over at the Onegoldensquare blog, I’ve written about what RAJAR is doing to upgrade its methodology and include a proportion of...