Category Archives: New Gadgets

REVIEW: Nothing sour to say about this product

While flicking through magazine pages of ‘what to buy this month’ I get quite bored of the fact I do not have an endless pit of money to spend ridiculous amounts on a candle that lasts for 100 hours or … Continue reading

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Pin it to me!

Although I hate to use the term ‘new media’ as everything has been new media since the evolution of the first newspaper I do love the fact that news companies are branching into new areas of media. Social networking sites, … Continue reading

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Online advertisments- selling nothing but a dose of stress

What is it about online advertisements that make us scroll over the settings button to pop block ups and advertisements – they are just simply annoying. Well…most are. The advertisements that flash, crawl, creep and bounce around our computer screens … Continue reading

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Tweets can come back to peck you

While strolling down my Twitter feed and wondering why I follow some of the people I do (probably because I followed them back out of courtesy), I notice tweets that I would call racist, some that are un-politically correct, non … Continue reading

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Get your hands off my cookies!

Now here is a pleasent surprise in 2012 where more and more news websites and articles you run into have a paywall… The Financial Times has taken down its paywall for its Money Supply blog. So instead of paying a … Continue reading

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News for kids- big business

Developing on from my last post and the fact that the internet has allowed a different age group to be involved in the news and media this post will cover what it is like being a child of the internet … Continue reading

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Some things are just best left to the internet – election coverage

New media versus newspapers and print is a huge topic when talking about the evolution of journalism. The cliche saying “you don’t know what you have until it is gone” comes to mind when thinking about the media coverage of … Continue reading

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