Work experience placements at the BBC →
Big long (constantly updated) list of work experience placements here at Auntie.
The way he went about things was just like a League manager and in my mind he...– That’s the spirit. C’mon the U’s! BBC Sport - Football - Midfielder Adam Miller makes Cambridge move
BBC Sport - Football - World Cup 2010: 'African... →
I wrote this bad boy. I think Jay-Jay makes some great points.
Journalism graduates, you may be inexperienced but... →
If you’re reading this as a final year journalism student, you’ve probably just finished your course. It’s a good feeling. After a few years of practicing, preparing and, indeed, pretending, you’re now free to be a real journalist in the real world. If you’ve done it right, you’re being described by your peers as one to watch for the future: A real prospect – the prodigy that’s heading places....
Live map of London Underground trains →
This is so awesome.
BBC | BBC College of Journalism Blog - What makes... →
The idea that journalists can tap into online sources to access a kind of collective consciousness is often touted as the next - or at least the current - big thing. If this is the way forward, news organisations need to understand what makes audience members decide to interact or participate.
Sky Sports News to go pay-only →
BSkyB is to pull Sky Sports News from Freeview in a bid to drive subscription revenues, ending eight years of free-to-air broadcasting of the channel.
Vuvuzela ela ela, eh eh eh: The Vuvuzela Song →
BBC - Newsbeat - Mamma Mia! It's the voice of... →
If you ask me, he’s the voice of Luigi who also does a bit of Mario on the side. Everyone knows Luigi better. Letsa go! Fun Mario-related fact: The surname of the Mario Bros is actually Mario. Meaning Luigi’s full name is Luigi Mario… and Mario’s full name is, er, Mario Mario.
Mixed messages on Rob Green from The Sun
‘Keep believing’ says The Sun two days after England ‘keeper Rob Green’s shocker. In the editorial on page 10, The Sun’s leader reads: Onwards and Cup-wards. Robert Green made a terrible mistake. But it is over and done with. Instead of making Green Public Enemy No1, let’s accept that he has held his hands up, focus on the positives and move on. What is...
Many of those who have spoken in the debate or have written about the subject...– David Cameron admitting, in 2001, that he’s not a football fan. I wonder if Nick Clegg forced him to sort it out? Hmm? Football (Disorder) (Amendment) Bill (Hansard, 15 October 2001)
Ghana's John Pantsil targets semi-final →
White Italia 1990 England home football shirt -... →
Quite tempted to get this instead of the new England shirt…
Zaire free-kick farce explained →
Zaire’s Mwepu Ilunga explains the time he baffled the football world when he smacked the ball away as Brazil prepared to take a free-kick. He - and, shamefully, the rest of the continent - was branded a footballing fool. But the real story is much more interesting. Ilunga’s hoof was a protest. Had it not been a for a lenient ref, it would have worked.
Walking London: Dickensian alleys and peculiar... →
World Cup 2010: controversial Carlos Simon to... →
Getting the dodgy refs out of the way early on, I hope.
The World Cup’s Foreign-Born Players →
So 17 players from the 23-man squad of Algeria were born OUTSIDE of Algeria. Blimey!
BBC - Work placement opportunity →
“We are offering a two week work placement on the picture desk here at the BBC News website.”
'World's Ugliest Dog' dies - Telegraph →
We’ve all read the scare stories about security in South Africa, so I...– BBC - James Pearce’s Blog: Bedding in at base camp
Training to Play the World's Game - Video Library... →
This tells you everything you need to know about good, watchable web video. You’d never run a package like this on the telly - you’d have to start crapping on with voiceovers (“This is where footballing dreams begin.. yada yada”) before a set of boring talking heads about why it’s a good place to play football. But on the web, we can just absorb ourselves in the...
Future generations will never know the feeling of hearing the opening bars of...– Apt comment about the legacy of Last of the Summer Wine. And he’s right - that’s what you would think. And then, as Heartbeat came on afterwards, you’d hope that Mum would let you up long enough to see London’s Burning. She never did. Last of the Summer Wine finally runs...
Tomy Mario Kart RC cars use power-ups, blow our... →
“Racers get periodic power-ups, which appear on an LED display on the controller. Each car comes equipped with infrared sensors capable of detecting when they’ve been hit with a weapon, which causes them to rumble and slow down.” … from the ‘OMFG’ dept.
Mundial 2010 en MARCA.com →
Clever and useful interactive World Cup calendar.
Tropical Storm Agatha blows a hole in Guatemala... →