Dave Allen

Your online video ad will not be seen

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It is starting to dawn on marketers that the online video ad system has a few booby traps Read More

A farewell to NORTH

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Beats Music

On to the next adventure Read More

Ezra Klein on Vox Media

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Ezra Klein, Vox Media

Why hadn’t the Internet made the news better at delivering crucial context alongside new information? Read More

Justin Bieber and what is news

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Justin Bieber mugshot

Social network users do not all act in concert. Don’t assume they do Read More

Community managers and musicians need to consider complexity theory

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Image: Mynabirds at Pickathon. Credit: Me

Community managers need to understand the difference between negative and positive feedback Read More

Everything becomes magical again: A year in letters

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A year in letters

I grow old … I grow old … I shall wear the bottoms of my trousers rolled – Prufrock Read More

Musicians versus the Internet: A Salon interview

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“I did all I could with what I had.” – Joe Louis Read More

Musicians versus Spotify: It’s about scale

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Home taping is killing music Read More

The internet is not destroying all creativity

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The internet does not destroy creativity

[...] thoughtful comments get overlooked in the white-heat stream of invective. Read More

Morrissey: Autobiography – a review

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Autobiography, Kevin Dittmar

“Manchester’s architectural heritage is demolition.” Read More

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