Monthly Archives: June 2006
Now anyone can create their own cartoon strip –Cartoon Generator. This shows what fun can be had:
Link: This Boring Headline Is Written for Google – New York Times. A good piece which looks at how online sub-editors are now writing headlines in terms of search optimisation rather than traditional journalistic punnery – the point about the BBC site having effectively two headlines – one for SEO and the other for more… Read more »
A six-figure investment in the studio facility – that should buy a few professional microphones and tables and chairs. Though rumour has it VNU’s journalists are getting a bit irked by the extra workload of producing podcasts with no additional renumeration……and the claim that VNU is the first European B2B publisher to have invested in… Read more »
A waggish reader at tech PR gossip site the The World’s Leading has posted an amusing critique of a story in today’s PR Week about the new Weber Shandwick Podcast Studio. Having now read the original PR Week article, it does seem rather curious that an agency apparently kitting out a room the size of… Read more »
Link: BBC NEWS | Technology | Top Microsoft blogger to resign. Will be interesting to see if he retains his blog popularity when he is no longer working for Microsoft.
As readers of this blog will know, we’ve had a Telewest TV Drive in the Smith household for a couple of months now. There is no question it has changed our TV viewing habits completely. Other than the news or, in my case, a live football match, we almost always watch things in time-shift mode…. Read more »
Says this piece from US mag Information Week "The real headliner in this is that the most used content type among knowledge workers for business purposes has switched to press releases," says Outsell VP and analyst Roger Strouse. Until recently, he says, trade journals had occupied the top spot. Strouse posits several possible explanations for… Read more »
Scary stuff. Link: Why phishing catches punters | The Register. Users fixate on the weirdest things The site that fooled all but one participant in the study was for Bank of the West (that’s a link to the real website … or is it?). On that site was a cute animated video of a bear…. Read more »
Link: TechCrunch � Blog Archive � Pubsub Implosion. Which might make my question about how it works redundant…..