From the BBC’s blog archive the story of The Bottom Line/Across the Line
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In 1984 Ian Shuttleworth Iain Walker and Eoin Patterson made this cassette using samples from my radio programme Nothin’ Better on Downtown Radio Get Well Soon Bobby Ewing (mp3) The Shadow (Between the Synapse and the Larynx) (mp3) I’m squeaking (mp3)
Starting low, spelling mistakes and Sunday evenings – David Leafe reveals the secrets of successful online trading. Daily Telegraph
The BBC New Media team in Northern Ireland have launched the website for the new BBC Drama The Innocence Project. (note; I’m the editor new media in BBC NI) The Online team launched The Amazing Mrs Pritchard and Purple Alliance sites less than five weeks… Continue Reading →
BBC Drama Northern Ireland today announces the commission of Fairy Tales, an anthology of four contemporary adaptations of classic fairy tales. Debbie Horsfield (Cutting It) will adapt The Emperor’s New Clothes; Steve Coombs (Outlaws) will adapt Billy Goat Gruff; and Jeremy… Continue Reading →
http://media.guardian.co.uk/broadcast/story/0,,1941348,00.html An alliance of newspaper and magazine publishers is calling for an expert forum to discuss opening up the BBC’s iPlayer to commercial content to stop it dominating the download and on-demand market. The British Interactive Publishers Alliance – which… Continue Reading →
Hark! A note of skepticism gladdens my heart. The serious faced using terms like “Web-two-point-nought” and “Web-two-point-zero”. Yet making me smile are those who see it all as a bit of a platform for trend followers and part-informed. “Web-two-nothin’” and “Web-two-nil”.
huffingtonpost.com/josh-silver/ A simple lesson why publically funded public service broadcasting is not so bad, after all. Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Karl Rove, George W. Bush This week we learned that some 90 major corporations demanded that their ads be pulled… Continue Reading →
netimperative.com/ Channel 4 has held talks with Google to explore the possiblity distributing its programming via the search engine’s network. According to the Financial Times, Andy Duncan, Channel 4 CEO, visited Google’s headquarters in Mountain View, California last month to… Continue Reading →
“Call it political ergonomics. The art and science of lowering barriers to democratic participation.” Jay Rosen’s account of a call for Americans to photograph polling day. “The project’s goal, according to its designer and prime mover William Drenttel, is “an archive… Continue Reading →
From the New York Times The Web has become such a force in commerce and culture that a group of leading university researchers now deems it worthy of its own field of study. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the… Continue Reading →
New broadcasters, like the English-language al-Jazeera channel, seem hungrier for influence than for profits The Economist
The revolution must be televised 18 Doughty Street TV
Interesting – although not always well informed – debate.
This is a direct lift from Poynter ONLINE RESOURCES Adapt or Die http://www.ajr.org/Article.asp?id=4111 AJR, June/July 2006 A Brief History of the Internet http://www.isoc.org/internet/history/brief.shtml The Internet Society. Center for History & New Media http://chnm.gmu.edu/ ClickZ Internet Statistics and Demographics http://www.clickz.com/stats/ CyberJournalist.net (Jonathan Dube)… Continue Reading →