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Youtube’s beta launch of full-length content

April 21, 2009

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Just recieved the following information from YouTube: We have beta launched a section of full-length content with partners such as Lionsgate, Sony, and our own EMEA partners BBC Worldwide & Entertainment Rights. While most of the content is geo-blocked to the US-only you can see the landing page at http://youtube.com/shows and http://youtube.com/movies. Please note that […]

Brown cuts out the middle man

April 21, 2009

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They’ve only gone and done it again. Just days after Alistair Darling irked economy reporters by issuing a YouTube statement on his hopes for the economy, now Gordon Brown has taken the heat out of the second-homes allowance row by demanding an urgent commons vote on reforms. What news editors hate about this growing trend in government […]

Despite the crisis, economy stories fail to win Pulitzers

April 21, 2009

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The New York Times dominated the Pulitzer Prizes announced Monday, winning five of the coveted awards for investigative, breaking news and international reporting, feature photography and criticism. The Las Vegas Sun won the most prestigious Public Service Prize for reporting on the high death rate among construction workers on the Las Vegas strip, according to […]

The New New Pop

April 21, 2009

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The New Pop, New York’s coolest online video magazine has undergone a revamp. It’s not completed but I could wait to share the news as, even in it’s beta stage, you can tell that the result will be truly delightful! I’ve blogged about this site before and raved about how cutting edge it is, not only in […]

Secret London – sun seeking heaven

April 16, 2009

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Where in Central London, can you get a great riverside view without being stuck in some poncy bar or restaurant? On the third floor gardens at the National Theatre, that’s where. What a random find! I’d love to go back when the weather is even hotter to watch a beautiful sunset, or even a sunrise.

London Buddhist Centre

April 16, 2009

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I had a great session yesterday morning at the London Buddhist Centre in Bethnal Green. My visits to the centre tend be quite infrequent. Stupidly I treat meditation a bit like going to the dentist; I wait until things get really really bad before scheduling an appointment rather than going for regular visits. Yesterday was probably the first time in […]

C’N’C CoSTUME NATIoNAL Webby star

April 15, 2009

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Just going through the nominees for this year’s Webby awards and just had to share dazzled and inspired I am. There really is genius stuff going on out there. The shortlist is astounding not just for the innovative design on show, the creativity is mind blowing (well actually maybe that’s an overstatement but for someone who’s working in broadcast […]