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Public Address 14/07/08 - Radio Times

Public Address 14/07/08 - Radio Times

Radio Times | Jul 14, 2008 10:44
Russell Brown's Hard News
Noelle McCarthy has responded tartly to Bill Ralston's Listener column depicting Radio New Zealand National as a "rest home" serving "an insipid menu of stewed apple and bananas" with a side order of "smug, hand-wringing liberal contortions". Amusingly, it's one columnist who used to wait tables at Prego...

180 Seconds: I Veitch, You Veitch, We All Veitch…
Posted at 11:10AM on 14 Jul 08
One of the more delightful by-ways of the English language is the study of eponyms — words derived from people’s names. From Beijing to Harrare, when politics and sport get together, you’re bound to invoke the ostracism of Captain Charles Boycott in Ireland 138 years ago. Eat a sandwich, calculate an algorithm, or catch sight of a reference to America. You’re using an eponym…,1220,

The Pope, the Veitch, his Spies and my Brother | Jul 14, 2008 09:24
Graham Reid's many things
Usually I'm pretty good about getting travel insurance, you never know when you might be somewhere and reflexively look right, glance left and wham . . . a local civilian obeying every rule wipes you out because you forgot about that other-side-of-the-road thing. When I go to Australia for any...

User-generated Speechification | Jul 12, 2008 13:56
Russell Brown's Hard News
I'm the team leader in a debate at the Online Advertising Symposium in Auckland on Thursday, arguing against the moot "Paid content is King – Consumer Generated Media is the Foot Soldier". My colleagues on the negative side are Oliver Driver and award-winning viral ad guy Jason Rutherford...


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