Category Archives: Media

Cridland heads to Beeb

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Share this post James Cridland, head of new media at Virgin Radio, is leaving after six years to work for the BBC, as Head of Future Media & Technology, Audio & Music. "It’s a massive change for me, and a … Continue reading

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Aggregator.tv goes into administration

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Share this post Aggregator.tv has gone into administration. The service was designed to be a high quality video-on-demand service in niche sectors delivered over broadband. A buyer is now being sought. Steve Scott, Head of UI (pictured), confirmed the news … Continue reading

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Cridland goes to the Beeb

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Share this post James Cridland, head of new media at Virgin Radio, is leaving after six years to work for the BBC, as Head of Future Media & Technology, Audio & Music. "It’s a massive change for me, and a … Continue reading

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Joost launches, expands invites

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Share this post Joost, the online television service from Skype and Kazaa founders Janus Friis and Niklas Zennstrom, launches today. Current beta testers will now get an unlimited number of invites, after being limited to five till now. A number … Continue reading

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Bebo hires Gambino to take on MySpace

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Share this post Whatever happened to Angel Gambino, she of “MTV 2.0”? Well she’s been hired by Bebo to a new position of VP-music. Bebo is interested in rivaling MySpace in the music stakes. Until January this year she was … Continue reading

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Mobile content picking up?

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Share this post Mobango, a site for publishing and sharing user-generated content for mobile phones claims it has experienced a 41% monthly growth in the amount of content being downloaded through its mobile portal across Europe, North America and Asia. … Continue reading

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BBC Reporter Alan Johnston

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Share this post Put this button on your blog in a show of support for BBC Reporter Alan Johnston who was abducted in Gaza on the 12th of March.

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The Dark Side Of Social Media – an event

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Share this post I’m organising a panel discussion provisionally titled “The Dark Side Of Social Media”. This is going to be about how Social Media (MySpace, YouTube etc etc) has a ‘bad’ side, and it is not quite the new … Continue reading

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Watch The Trap

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Share this post “The Trap: What Happened to Our Dreams…” is a new series of films by Adam Curtis (“The Power of Nightmares”, “Century of the Self”) that tells the story of the rise of today’s narrow idea of freedom. … Continue reading

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Blogging for the New Statesman

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Share this post I’m currently doing some blogging for the New Statesman New Media Awards web site. Come on over if you are interested in entering the awards this year.

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