Month: December 2015

Internet, News

A Comment-Free 2016

There’s no two ways about it. Comments are broken. By that I mean, commenting systems on nearly any site that drives a large amount...

Photography

Boxing Day Sunrise

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Radio, Radio Times, TV

Boxing Day 2015 – Radio Times

You’ve made it this far through. Hopefully Santa has been kind. But it looks like rain in good part of the country, so you may be...

Radio, Radio Times, TV

Christmas Day 2015 – Radio Times

Happy Christmas all! You’ll no doubt be unwrapping presents, eating enormous quantities of food, having family arguments, and then...

Radio, Radio Times, TV

Christmas Eve 2015 – Radio Times

You’re with friends and family. But what to watch or listen to? You know how I love to help out anyone who isn’t sure...

Media

Search Engines in Film

In the Road Runner cartoons, Wily E Coyote often needed to buy various bits of equipment and products to try to stop said Road Runner....

Sport, TV

Virgin Media and the Premier League

Judging from recent interviews across the media, Virgin Media CEO Tom Mockridge is out and about shouting loudly about his company’s...

Audio, Podcasts

The Tow Center Guide to Podcasting

There’s a terrific new report that the Tow Center for Digital Journalism – an institute within the Columbia University Graduate...

Audio, Podcasts, Radio

Why Doesn’t Audio Go Viral?

I’m a regular reader of Nick Quah’s Hot Pod newsletter on Podcasts. It’s worth subscribing to if you’re interested...

Audio, Internet, Music

Amazon Prime Music – Filling A Hole

Back over the summer, Amazon launched its Prime Music offering in the UK. Anybody who pays Amazon £79 a year, for it’s free next day...