Attack of the anachronisms

  • News
  • December 8, 2009
  • Ben Fahy
Attack of the anachronisms

time-travelRejoice anachronists! It's 8 December, much more commonly known as pretend to be a time traveller day, so be not afraid if you happen to come across any Victorian gentlemen, dystopian warriors, robot butlers or maybe even workers flying home on their jetpacks this evening.

It's nothing to do with marcomms, of course (although there may be some good sponsorship opportunities in 2010), but if you're wondering how to celebrate appropriately, the geeks at Wired magazine have compiled a list of activities. Tally ho!

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Easy to say, hard to do: the thinking behind Murphy and Jennings' Newsroom

  • Media
  • December 2, 2016
  • Damien Venuto
Easy to say, hard to do: the thinking behind Murphy and Jennings' Newsroom

The news this week of veteran news heads Mark Jennings and Tim Murphy launching a news service was widely celebrated across journalism circles, with many applauding the arrival of a publication dedicated to, as Murphy said, focusing on quality and “doing the news”. But was that excitement a bit pre-emptive? And – the question of the ages – how is it going to pay for it all?

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