Man jailed for crack in bum - Hackney Gazette →
A delightful headline from the we’re-all-guilty-of-that-surely? department.
Dave Lee. This year you have been on tip top behaviour, and for Christmas you...– Santa’s List Hacked (fun!)
He's spoiling it for everyone... →
Frankie Boyle’s bullying could quosh the genuinely provocative, argues Deborah Frances-White
It’s the lack of rationality in so much “Arctic Britain”...– @kjmarsh summing up our media coverage very well, but in a way that suggests we all need to be a little more mature. BBC | BBC College of Journalism Blog - Snow, cold and reason
Television news should no longer be impartial, Sir... →
Television channels should be allowed to broadcast opinionated and politically biased news programmes, Sir David Attenborough has said.
I know sponsorship is hard to find, but should the Mayor really be encouraging...– Adam Bienkov rightly questions the morality of ‘Wonga’ - the short-term loans company with massive interest rates - sponsoring late night tube services on New Year’s Eve. Boris Johnson takes New Year’s Wonga from loans company | Adam Bienkov
I’m not allowed to say how many planes joined the raid, but I counted them...– - one of journalism’s immortal lines, delivered by the inspirational Brian Hanrahan, who passed away today. BBC News - BBC correspondent Brian Hanrahan dies at 61
Father Ted's house on Google Streetview →
That’s about it really. Cracking find!
Official: Delicious is NOT Shutting Down →
In a blog post today, Delicious says “No, we are not shutting down.” But they aren’t staying at Yahoo either.
Mark Thompson: Britain needs a channel like Fox... →
Mark Thompson, the BBC’s director general, said British broadcasters should be free to launch an equivalent to Fox News in the UK because existing rules to guarantee impartiality in television were becoming outdated in the era of the internet.
BBC News - Scotland's ever-changing scenery →
A fine example of how choosing the right tools for an online job can make a story great.
TelecomTV | News | Will Amazon spoil Christmas for... →
“A source who works for Amazon’s UK distribution service told TelecomTV that the retail giant is backlogged, with many courier service employees urging it to cease taking orders online. Despite the problems, Amazon is sending up to 3 mailers a day offering last minute promotions, many of which may never arrive by the 25th.” Gulp…
I had a nice, chilled-out childhood and a pretty normal upbringing. Apparently,...– Have you EVER read anything so dull? SUN reveals story of pop sensation Matt Cardle’s journey from Essex lad to superstar | The Sun |Showbiz|TV|X Factor
Spotify's 100 most played tracks of 2010 (UK) →
Surprisingly not the Bieber-fest you’d assume…
It’s Not That Daunting: Drafting a Business Plan... →
“Drafting a business plan for your blog could be a great guide to accomplish what your objectives and long term goals are, plus it’ll help you stay on your toes on what you want to achieve from blogging and when that wonderful time comes around: monetizing. Here are some tips I suggest.”
You can keep your Wikileaks - this is what the internet is really all about. B-b-b-b-b-b-bird bird bird! Surfin’ Bird Christmas No.1 2010 starring Matt Whistler (by Convict Films)
Adelaide was supposed to be the Rachel Stevens of this Ashes series - extremely...– Sublime turn of phrase from our Ashes man. BBC - Tom Fordyce: Half an hour of heaven for England’s travelling troops
It ain’t a nice road but at the end of the day, you don’t expect...– BBC News - Woman dials 999 to report snowman theft in Kent
After South Africa 2010, which was very, very expensive for FIFA (they had to...– Football Is Coming Home – Why England Will Win The 2018 World Cup Bid » Who Ate all the Pies
Libel landmark: Fair comment now 'honest comment'... →
An obscure libel dispute between a booking agency and a covers band has resulted in the Supreme Court issuing a ruling today that significantly enhances the fair comment defence for the internet age, renaming it “honest comment”.