As reported here by the BBC. An inevitable move I guess – LastFM has clearly been courted by numerous media companies for some time. There have been the odd cries of "sell out" from some LastFM users – but most seem to be giving this a cautious welcome – on the basis that CBS merely… Read more »
Monthly Archives: May 2007
As Strumpette says, we Brits seem to be demonstrating what wildly creative PR types we are (or just naturally good at doing captions). Full story here. As I told Strumpette, the easiest $1,000 I ever earned.
The Economist has just launched a a full audio edition of the weekly mag. Clearly a lot of resource is going into this. On first inspection, the entire content of the print mag is being repurposed for audio – seems to involve an army of voice actors reading out, word for word, every article. However,… Read more »
Thank You For Smoking is one of the funniest films I’ve seen for a long while – with added bonus of the main character being a PR guy. As the IMDB puts it: " A satirical comedy that follows the machinations of Big Tobacco’s chief spokesman, Nick Naylor, who spins on behalf of cigarettes while… Read more »
MediaShift . Our Voyeuristic World::Are We Sharing Too Much Information via Social Media? | PBS. Good piece from Jennifer Woodard Maderazo – especially this comment: Would clients be less likely to hire me because they know, through my blogging, what my political views are? Would a suitor have second thoughts if they found out, via… Read more »
TWL recently kicked off a little round robin to pull together a joint entry for the British Computer Society short story competition – only needs a few more words to get it finished. I make a cameo appearance – I should point that this is a work of fiction – and references to my alleged… Read more »