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YouTube Ads Are Not Smart

Like many people, I watch a fair bit of YouTube. A surprisingly large amount I watch via an app on my TV, but I also watch all kinds of...

Media, Technology

Four Months In – Many Politicians are Still ‘Zooming’ Badly

I posted a Twitter thread on this subject earlier, but I thought it was worth exploring a little more here. This morning I was watching BBC...

Media, Technology

Micropayments and Transaction Fees

Yesterday I wrote about my frustration that every news outlet that doesn’t want to – or more likely can’t – rely on...

Media, News

News Subscriptions – and the Lack of Alternatives

I’m a bit of a news junkie. I always have been. I read a newspaper each day – and spend a lot of time online reading lots and...

Media, TV

HBO Max in the UK… Or Not

Yesterday AT&T held an event called WarnerMedia Day that largely detailed the launch plans for their new streaming service HBO Max,...

Media, TV

Further Apple TV+ Thoughts

This Friday Apple TV+ launches globally. In the UK, the PR launch is already well underway. Stars from some of the first tranche of Apple...

Internet, Media

RIP Flixster

At the start of this year I noted that buying a digital movie or TV series in the UK was an absolute mess. You can buy movies or TV series...

Media, TV

BritBox

ITV plc has just reported its annual results, and it was for that reason that we got the announcement of BritBox pretty much...

Media

The Desperate Telegraph

The Daily Telegraph is not doing well right now. It only sells 363,000 paid copies of the printed paper, having long since been overtaken...

Media

Digital Movie Libraries in the UK

Buying a digital movie or TV series in the UK is an utter mess. You can buy movies or TV series from a number of sites including: iTunes,...