This 1-hour Facebook update and Zuck interview comes courtesy of the BBC

POSTED IN:  by Adam Doree, Dec 4, 2011 at 23:33 EST
BBC's Emily Maitlis pays Facebook towers a quick visit for a good Zucking

As Facebook hurtles towards the billion user mark and a heavily speculated IPO in 2012, it feels like a good time to check in and get an independent view of what’s going on at everyone’s favorite web site.

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The need for news, speed of tech and buzz of New York media hits hard in this docu film

POSTED IN:  by Adam Doree, Oct 20, 2011 at 02:46 EST

Anyone with a passing interest in publishing and media should check out the incisive documentary film, Page One: Inside The New York Times. While focusing mainly on the story of one iconic newspaper, it broadly examines the struggle of one news medium while looking beyond the obvious face of that which is replacing it. More »

Gentlemen: forget the movie, here comes 1969

POSTED IN:  by Richard Smeeton, Aug 17, 2011 at 10:57 EST

If you’ve only ever seen The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen movie and not read the comics, you are missing out. If you have the DVD and not read the comics, use the DVD as a frisbee and check out the comics, especially as there’s a brand new one – The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Century 1969 – out now.

The original League comic, Volume I was first published in 1999 and united Victorian fiction’s greatest characters.

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The Peugeot magazine ad that stands out – literally (and other cool advertising)

POSTED IN:  by Adam Doree, Jul 21, 2011 at 09:27 EST

One of the greatest benefits of the new Peugeot 408, according to Peugeot, is its safety. But how can they show that in a magazine ad? By putting an airbag on it. More »

Blog all about it: Kelly Osborne and friends explain why Brits should care about The Huffington Post

POSTED IN:  by Adam Doree, Jul 7, 2011 at 09:46 EST

As “old media” appears to have “hit the self destruct button” (in the words of TV chap Richard Bacon), bastion of new media Arianna Huffington and (disclosure!) the people I used to work with at AOL UK have this week launched the UK edition of the quite-popular Huffington Post blog. More »

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