Posts from February 2004

Hire smart bloggers

Hire smart bloggers
: Hey Guardian or other smart media entity in England: Hire Jackie. She’s clearly a talent.

: Hey any smart ad entity in New York: Hire Hugh. He’s clearly a talent.

You can find a lot of talent on these things called blogs.

Treo warning

Treo warning
: Amy Langfield warns not to install the Treo 600 update yet.

It’s public radio, isn’t it?

It’s public radio, isn’t it?
: CarTalk has dropped Real because it’s so obnoxious and is now on Windows Media. [via PaidContent]

If only we could get them — and Studio 360 — to drop the pain-in-the-butt Audible.

Why wouldn’t Public Radio just put up MP3s? What’s the harm? It’s free radio anyway. They want people to listen. They’re surely not making any real money from Audible.

Just put it up.

In the meantime I solved my Audible problem (never could get it installed on my Treo; support was spotty and unhelpful) by getting Replay Radio and I’m just recording the shows myself.

15 Minutes of Infamy

15 Minutes of Infamy
: The Scotsman says reputed reporter Andrew Gilligan is looking to cash in on his infamy.

Mr Gilligan is expected to start a lucrative new media career and has been linked to the Spectator, the Mail on Sunday and the Guardian. It is also understood that he is negotiating a deal to write a book.

Hey, whatcha gonna do now that you’ve brought down a great institution of journalism to shame and ridicule? I’m goin’ to Disneyworld!

The memorial roads not taken

The memorial roads not taken
: The Times publishes 10 of the almost 5,000 9/11 memorial submissions not selected and says they all will be put up on a web site, as I’d hoped. (Here is my submission).