links for 2009-07-24
by Martin Belam, 24 July 2009
"A new service to be launched in the coming months will make the best of British television available on one website. The proposed service resembles Project Kangaroo, an earlier joint venture by BBC Worldwide, ITV and Channel 4, which was blocked by the Competition Commission . Arqiva, which runs most of the UK's broadcasting infrastructure, announced yesterday its acquisition of the platform assets of Project Kangaroo."
"One of the more influential figures in British journalism – Alan Rusbridger the editor-in-chief of the Guardian and the Observer discussed his ‘why journalism matters’ at a star studded Media Standards Trust event at the British Academy last night". Shame I missed this.
"The verdict(s) is out on Yahoo’s redesigned home page; I wonder what media sites could learn from the reactions that it has evoked."
"This is undoubtedly very unprofessional. It also happens to be very funny. My most sincere apologies to the person who received this customer service from us. It really isn’t good enough. For those of you who previously requested more of the inside stories from within mag nation… here you go". Hilarious everyday tale of shop folk...