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So, Nick Broomfield's Palin documentary is nearly upon us. I am ashamed to admit this one had been entirely under my radar... I know his work isn't to everbody's taste, but it does please me. Rather curious to see the end product now..
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Really? I was just gonna watch this instead.... The Undefeated - Trailer
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This is one of the more pleasing things I have seen today. Those crazy Belgians.
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That Darth Vader, he's full of hot air
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The Eye has done well this week, I feel. Still feel sorry for them with their schedule and how fast this ridiculous story is moving, though...
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An interesting proposal from Roy Greenslade. Not quire sure what I make of it; it would one hell of a gamble for the Lib Dems, and it's certainly not one I'm sure would pay off.

Bad though hiring Coulson was, I think the fact it's all one step removed from the worse of the hacking stuff that it's going to fly with the electorate at large. I suspect Cameron will last this one out... but we shall see, I suppose.
Roy Greenslade: The prime minister is damaged goods – by ousting him from power the Lib Dems could win back their credibility and support
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I try to avoid posting articles about social media, as they tend to either present self-evident truths, spectacularly miss the point of social media, or merely act to justify existing practices. This piece, by the incomparable Tim Harford, is a fine exception.

Emperors and clothes do spring to mind, I suppose; it's mostly, however, an attempt to add a dash of realism to a somewhat misunderstood market. Well worth reading.
In 1948 Harold Lasswell defined the objective of media communications research as discovering “who says what to whom in what channel with what effect”. The difficulty for researchers has been that for...
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Social media is like media: It takes time to build a reputation and a following, and the only way to do it is by being useful and reliable.
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