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May (34 posts)

  1. More 'oxy' than 'moron'

    Monday 17 May 2010, 20:54

    Kevin Marsh Kevin Marsh is director of OffspinMedia and a former Today editor

    Frederic Filloux is a blogger and teacher, based in Paris. He edits a blog/newsletter called Monday Note - worth sticking on your GoogleReader (other readers are available).

    His latest post - The Oxymoronic Citizen Journalism - has generated ... well, mostly yawns, except amongst the ubercitjguruklasse...

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  2. Carry on Crowe

    Friday 14 May 2010, 13:49

    Kevin Marsh Kevin Marsh is director of OffspinMedia and a former Today editor

    So what would you do?

    There you are in a plush London hotel interviewing Russell Crowe about his latest film - a Hollywood remake of Robin Hood set in Yorkshire.

    Among other things, you suggest that the mega-star - who has been known to fly off the handle now and again - might not quite have captured...

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  3. New mindsets

    Friday 14 May 2010, 10:08

    Kevin Marsh Kevin Marsh is director of OffspinMedia and a former Today editor

    Everyone must be fed up now of saying and hearing phrases like 'it's all changed' or 'we've never seen anything like it' about the new Conservative/Liberal Democrat coalition.

    As the incomparable, indefatigable and unfailingly cool BBC Political Editor Nick Robinson said as yet another unforeseen corner...

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  4. Making Future Media Work

    Wednesday 12 May 2010, 11:29

    Angelique Halliburton Angelique Halliburton

    Manchester and Bristol.

    Another opportunity to attend the popular lunchtime seminar previously entitled 'The New Competition'.

    Learn how emerging media and new technology is changing the way content can be gathered and consumed.

    Find out how people outside mainstream media are exploring new ways of...

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  5. Making Future Media Work (London)

    Tuesday 11 May 2010, 15:32

    Angelique Halliburton Angelique Halliburton

    Wednesday 12 May 2010, BBC Television Centre, London.

    Learn how emerging media and new technology is changing the way content can be gathered and consumed.

    Find out how people outside mainstream media are exploring new ways of distributing content.

    Graham Holliday, blogger and social media expert...

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  6. Everyone's tired ...

    Monday 10 May 2010, 21:57

    Kevin Marsh Kevin Marsh is director of OffspinMedia and a former Today editor

    ... and will get a lot more so before we have a new government.

    Maybe tiredness came into play in this 'moment' between Sky's Adam Boulton and Labour's Alistair Campbell - or maybe it was the stonewalling.

    Either way, it's worth a watch - especially if you're going to be conducting interviews over...

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  7. Friday 7 May 2010, 16:56

    Kevin Marsh Kevin Marsh is director of OffspinMedia and a former Today editor

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  8. Flying long haul with Captain Dimbleby

    Friday 7 May 2010, 13:09

    Charles Miller Charles Miller edits the College of Journalism blog and produces documentaries for BBC History and Business. Twitter: @chblm

    If you've ever slept on an overnight flight, you may have woken up a little surprised that, hours later, the plane is still calmly flying on, with the pilots, presumably, still alert and busy. 

    It was a bit like that this morning. After switching off BBC1 yesterday evening, I came down to breakfast...

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  9. Crystal ball or book?

    Friday 7 May 2010, 12:06

    Kevin Marsh Kevin Marsh is director of OffspinMedia and a former Today editor

    Nick Clegg's short intervention this morning - that the party with most votes and seats, the Conservatives, should seek to form a government - could be a hint that things are moving faster than they might seem.

    The assumption has been that the Lib Dems' key demand - an agreement to, at the very least...

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  10. Picture dilemma?

    Thursday 6 May 2010, 16:08

    Tom Fredericks Tom Fredericks



    Just before 8am, a light plane carrying the former UKIP leader Nigel Farage crashed at an airfield in Northamptonshire.

    Mr Farage was injured and taken to hospital.

    Footage of the plane wreckage was used on news outlets - but at around 11.45am a still image of Mr Farage, unconscious and still in the...

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