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Third runway gets go-ahead

Jan
14

That's right, despite what can only be called immense opposition to the plans, a third runway will be built at Heathrow -  (http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/7829676.stm).

Big business are keen, though. Apparently it's going to create jobs.

I guess the fi-cri hasn't reached the aviation industry yet.

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Electric Feel

Jan
13

The shift from supposedly neanderthal, damaging petrol engines in the pursuit of electric bliss and hydrogen heaven is becoming a clear aim in the car industry. But these changes don't happen overnight.

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The blurry line

Jan
13

There were perhaps twenty people when we first arrived. "Oh God, we've come all this way for this," we thought.

By two o'clock, when the march against Israel's invasion of the Gaza strip was supposed to begin, there were a lot more. By the time it actually set off there must have been hundreds of people, shouting as they walked down Cardiff's Queen Street, "Free Free Palestine!"

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The Magic of Radio

Jan
12

 Radio MicrophoneThis term in Convergent Journalism you will learn the rudiments of radio news. Richard will do most of the teaching, but he has invited me to share some thoughts about the magic of radio in an introductory lecture. Sorry, but I've agreed and I'd like you all to do something in advance to help me/yourselves.

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The dog days of Dubya

Jan
12

As George W.Bush prepares to leave office, journalists are starting to reflect on the legacy he will leave.

The 43rd occupant of the Oval Office has been doing his best to shape that legacy, giving a number of media interviews, including his final press conference this afternoon, where admitted that mistakes had been made during his tumultuous 8 year stint in power.

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Trouble for citizen journalism pioneer OhMyNews

Jan
12

On the face of it, the news that one of the world's pioneering 'citizen journalism' sites is ending its payments system for contributors could be seen as good or bad news for the industry. On the one hand, the decision by OhMyNews could be taken as proof that consumers don't particulary value content from what was largely a workforce of enthusiastic volunteers with no formal training in journalism. Best leave it to the professionals, right?

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Dear Mr President

Jan
12

Eight days before Barack Obama's inauguration as President, the German current affairs magazine Der Spiegel published the world's "wishlist" for the next President: e-mails and quotes by international leaders who express their expectations about his presidency.

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Dismal Chelsea Torn Apart by Rampaging Red Devils

Jan
11

Manchester United kick started their title challenge with a comprehensive 3-0 win over a very poor Chelsea side this afternoon.

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Max Fights On

Jan
11

The price of freedom is eternal vigilance, especially when Max Mosley reaches for his lawyer.

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