Tag Archive for internet

CAN STEVE JOBS SAVE NEWSPAPERS?

While journalism is busy reinventing itself for the digital future, the newspaper publishing business has taken up residence in the town of Jeopardy. It’s moved in close to the high street where you’ll find the travel agent, the video rental…

THE PRICE OF FREE

Goggle’s users are up in arms, universally agitated by the company’s new privacy policy and the way it’s being introduced and implemented.  “Don’t you think their communications on the issue have been dreadful,” a colleague asked using his Gmail account…

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The birth of the internet improved much about life in the average communications department.  ‘Gum tongue’, an affliction caused by licking too many press release envelopes sealed, became a thing of the past. Out too went the hours crouched over…

A COPYRIGHT WRONG

The UK courts ruled this week that internet service providers are, in effect, responsible for the protection of the Hollywood film industry’s intellectual property and profits.  After a long running legal dispute, the High Court instructed BT to bar its…

THE BIGGER THEY GET …

Like everyone I know, I screwed up from time to time as a teenager, and my mother’s response was usually an evil eye, accompanied by the phrase “the bigger you get, the worse you get.”  I like to think it…