Articles published in August 2009:Aug 2
The British Are Coming?
Robert Weedon | Sunday 2nd August 2009
Robert writes an inconclusive little introduction to a planned series of articles on British films, and highlights the influence of three of the big names in British cinema.
TV trends: The Working Title Show
Robert Weedon | Monday 3rd August 2009
Nothing to do with the film production company, in this article, Robert bemoans the lack of originality in new programme names, and the rise of the "Working Title title".
Pay-Per-View Online News
Robert Weedon | Friday 7th August 2009
News Corporation to charge for online newspaper access.
The Beano buys Friends Reunited
Simon Pitt | Tuesday 18th August 2009
Brightsolid, a subsidary to DC Thomson, publisher of the Beano, has bought Friends Reunited from ITV.
Who Owns What?
Simon Pitt | Thursday 20th August 2009
The world of media conglomerations is a complex and gnotty web. Simon has a look at exactly who owns what.
Suitable for All?
Robert Weedon | Saturday 22nd August 2009
Robert examines the current BBFC ratings system and wonders if its categories are really useful. Warning: contains thematic elements.
What Have You Been Watching?
Simon Pitt | Saturday 22nd August 2009
Simon examines what programmes we've all been watching, what this says about our viewing habits, and considers whose fault lazy programming is.