The TV licence – the worst option except all the others?

Democracy, according to Winston Churchill, was “the worst form of government, except for all the others.” To a degree, I think, the same might be said about the UK’s television licence fee. The BBC’s charter – the legal framework that establishes it – is up for renewal, and so once again there are many discussions… Read More The TV licence – the worst option except all the others?

Social vs Communal – or why TV makers are wasting time with Twitter

This morning, fellow journo Steve May tweeted about the new range of Sony TV sets; one of the things he asked about was Sony’s new transparent Twitter bar: What do you think of Sony’s new scrolling TV Twitter bar? Sony bullish, but can’t really see many using it myself… pic.twitter.com/caK4odiyhq — Steve May (@SteveMay_UK) January… Read More Social vs Communal – or why TV makers are wasting time with Twitter