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The Listening Post: New York, New York, Notebook

The Listening Post: New York, New York

Each week, I’ll be posting an update on developments in the field of digital publishing, particularly from a newspaper perspective, and mentioning developments from The Independent digital team.

By | Notebook | Wednesday, 30 March 2011 at 6:37 pm

Origins of the Cameron-Balls Feud, Eagle Eye

Origins of the Cameron-Balls Feud

In tracing the origins of David Cameron’s hostility towards Ed Balls, I couldn’t dredge my profile of the shadow chancellor – he was then Children’s Secretary – for GQ, March 2009, from the internet. So I reproduce it here, because it includes the bit about Balls taking the fourth highest First in Philosophy, Politics and [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Wednesday, 30 March 2011 at 5:25 pm

Stats say Manchester United for the title with Liverpool in fourth, Sport

Stats say Manchester United for the title with Liverpool in fourth

Now that Fabio Capello’s ‘B’ team have faced Ghana at Wembley, attention in English football returns to the enthralling Premier League races for the title, for European qualification, and to avoid the drop.
Just 82 Premier League games remain to be played this season, and it’s great fun trying to predict the [...]

By | Sport | Wednesday, 30 March 2011 at 3:49 pm

The real alternative lies in the estates of Brixton, Peckham, Hackney…, Notebook

The real alternative lies in the estates of Brixton, Peckham, Hackney…

It is no use simply complaining about injustice or inequality; if we want to really advocate for change in society, then of course, we must offer an alternative.  Last Thursday, over a thousand people packed out Brixton Town Hall for the Campaign for Justice for Smiley Culture.  This is the kind of organisation we need [...]

By | Notebook | Wednesday, 30 March 2011 at 3:44 pm

“The Most Annoying Person in Modern Politics”, Eagle Eye

“The Most Annoying Person in Modern Politics”

David Cameron’s loss of temper with Ed Balls, who was barracking him at Prime Minister’s Questions, instantly turned an unmemorable session into one that will enter the folklore.
On the substance of the clash between the principals, I thought Ed Miliband got the better of the Prime Minister on tuition fees, but lost on police numbers. [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Wednesday, 30 March 2011 at 1:51 pm

Rugby League: Finding the right role remains important, Sport

Rugby League: Finding the right role remains important

There are those who will tell you that positions mean little in modern rugby league.
Certainly, players are more interchangeable than they ever were, but there is still such a thing as finding the right role within a team.
Two good examples at the weekend…
Salford have played Stefan Ratchford just about everywhere but prop, but against the [...]

By | Sport | Wednesday, 30 March 2011 at 1:42 pm

Motorcycle Diaries – Dainese Clothing Launch 2011, Notebook

Motorcycle Diaries – Dainese Clothing Launch 2011

So myself and Alan decided to pop along to the Dainese & AGV 2011 Clothing range launch, and see what they have in store for you guys and gals this year!

By | Notebook | Wednesday, 30 March 2011 at 1:06 pm

Today from <i>i</i>: great characters from science fiction, Notebook

Today from i: great characters from science fiction

Today’s graphic from i

By | Notebook | Wednesday, 30 March 2011 at 12:40 pm

Status: In a relationship with…my cyber girlfriend, Notebook

Status: In a relationship with…my cyber girlfriend

In a bizarre twist to our continuing preoccupation with online identity, a new start up company is claiming to uniquely improve a man’s cyber credentials.

By | Notebook | Wednesday, 30 March 2011 at 12:37 pm

Caught & Social: Dame Helen and Russell snog for fans, Notebook

Caught & Social: Dame Helen and Russell snog for fans

Daily gossip from the world of celeb

By | Notebook | Wednesday, 30 March 2011 at 11:12 am

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