Tag Archives: media

The hot weather in Greece

I switched a long time ago from watching TV for the weather to using the internet or more recently mobile apps. Perhaps that was a mistake – it seems that in Greece at least the TV weather forecast is compelling. … Continue reading

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Want to write? Get a $1345 Webstock package

AllAboutTheStory.com is offering a full journalism scholarship to the biggest and best web event in New Zealand – Webstock. Webstock’s cool – and has a host of awesome and famous foreign and local speakers. In their own words: Webstock 2011 … Continue reading

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The Atlantic Redesign

At first I thought The Atlantic redesign was good – they are doing interesting things by putting stories in the tab drop downs. Then I tried to find Andrew Sullivan’s Daily Dish blog (responsible for a good chunk of the … Continue reading

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My take on the Apple iPad

Everybody seems to have written about the iPad. So here is my take: 1: I will get one. 2: I’m not sure whether to get the wifi model when it comes out in March in the USA or to wait … Continue reading

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The need for sub editing still remains

An article on Stuff with an AAP byline (but not writer’s name) reveals a little about the state of news reporting today. The original article was published in Fairfax’s Melbourne newspaper The Age yesterday – and has an author (Nicole … Continue reading

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Stop the spam Sky

Dear Sky Sports Please famililarise yourselves with New Zealand’s Unsolicited Electronic Messages Act 2007. There is also a handy guide for businesses. Then include a way for me to unsubscribe from your puerile badly photoshopped spam. include the name and … Continue reading

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Increasing interconnectiveness of the mediasphere

WordPress.com has just added another link to the increasingly interconnected mediasphere. They’ve added the ability to login, read and post to WordPress blogs using the Twitter API. What that specifically means is that we can now post blog entries using … Continue reading

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