Month: June 2015

Media, Olympics, Sport, TV

Discovery Buys The Olympics In Europe

Well here’s something a little unexpected. Discovery has swooped in and bought exclusive Olympic rights across Europe for €1.3...

Cycling, Misc

A Microadventure in the Fenlands

A Fenland Microadventure from Adam Bowie on Vimeo. I’ve been meaning to do one of these for ages. I can’t remember what path of...

Books, Media

Bookazines

I’m slightly obsessed by bookazines. But first, let me apologise for using that word (also known, equally unattractively, as...

TV

Can We Have A Moratorium on Shallow Depth of Field in TV?

If you’re a photographer you might know what I mean in the title of this blog. If you’re not, then I might need to explain a...

TV

Platform Exclusives

On Monday, Game of Thrones finished its fifth series run on Sky Atlantic with an explosive episode. Don’t worry, you won’t find...

TV

Don’t Bring Back TFI Friday: And Why Are Today’s Most “Dangerous” Presenters All Working on Radio 2?

This isn’t a proper review of TFI Friday since I must admit that I dipped out a few times during near two hour run-time of last...

Music

Music Tourists

There’s been a new report published by UK Music, the consortium that supports the UK music industry’s political needs. Wish You...

Media, Sport, TV

The Champions’ League – Part Two

This is a follow up to yesterday’s piece anticipating BT’s changes in packages having won exclusive Champions’ League and...

Media, Music, Radio

Apple Music

So now we finally know the details of Apple Music. I won’t go through all the details because every site on the planet has already...

Sport, TV

The Champions’ League – Part One

On Tuesday we will hear what BT has in store for its coverage of the Champions’ League and Europa League. It outbid Sky and ITV to...