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The Times: Please advertise your businesses responsibly

December 28, 2010 Leave a comment
BCG's generic library photo of blurred business people examining a generic spread sheet

BCG's generic library photo of blurred business people examining a generic spread sheet

Since August, The Times has allowed readers to peak over the pay wall on one condition: you read sponsored editorial.  Has it at last gone too far?

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WikiLeaks importance ≠ Julian Assange’s innocence

December 27, 2010 Leave a comment

Another very simple, very short (by my standards) post expressing discontent about WikiLeaks/Assange coverage. Read more…

The Vince Cable cables: The Murdoch empire strikes back

December 22, 2010 Leave a comment

After Cable’s slip up, The Times mounts the moral high ground and plants News Corporation’s flag high and proud

The Times coverage was calculated and complete

The Times coverage was calculated and complete

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The real digital natives: iPads are child’s play

December 16, 2010 1 comment
A tech-geek father proudly films his "User-interface experiment"

A tech-geek father proudly films his "user-interface experiment"

These kids are just as impressive as the technology they are using.

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WikiLeaks – About time…

December 14, 2010 Leave a comment

The media readily propels Assange onto the front page

The media readily propels Assange onto the front page

UPDATE:  Of course, on the day I finally release my grievances with the media’s treatment of WikiLeaks, suddenly something does happen to change the way reporting is done!!!

But the original post still just about stands up.

As a) this is a media blog and b) one of the most significant moments in 21st century journalism has gone, so far, unmentioned here, perhaps it is about time I said the word(s) “WikiLeaks”.

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The Times – Please Advertise Responsibly

December 12, 2010 1 comment
"Chivas - Live with Chivalry" - But was The Times piece fair play?

"Chivas - Live with chivalry" - But was The Times' piece fair play?

In a blatant act of product placement, The Times pushes the envelope of advert articles with a scotch sponsored feature on chivalry.

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