August 2011

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New social network challenge to Facebook

Get ready Google+, and “FU” Facebook: the new social media kid on the block Unthink is coming out fighting to take you on.Describing itself as “not another social network”, but “a social revolution”, Unthink has been aiming squarely at Facebook. It has cle ...

Great that 'Blade Runner' Oscar Pistorius is a star

 Three years ago after athletics chiefs banned double amputee Oscar Pistorius from competing against able bodied sprinters I was proud to headline an article on The-Latest: "Let him run." Our lonely campaign came good when Oscar this month not only co ...

'Western powers are fighting for Libya’s oil like piranhas'

 'Western countries fighting for Libya’s oil fields like piranhas'Months of chaos await Libya if the NATO-led operation in the country topples Muammar Gaddafi, political analyst William Engdahl told RT, but regime change would suit Western oil interes ...

Inspirational journalism professor wins top teaching award

Media ethics expert Richard Lance Keeble has won a top accolade for teaching journalism to university students. The 62-year-old Acting Head of the Lincoln School of Journalism (LSJ) has become the first academic at his university to win a National Teacher ...

Lloyds of London: This is it. Pay up now!

The Michael Jackson estate is tired of waiting for Lloyd's of London to pay out on the $17.5 million "This Is it" insurance policy - so they're going after Lloyd's in court, demanding they pay up.Lloyd's of London originally issued the ...

Call for press watchdog power to strike off journalists

Chris Blackhurst, the new editor of The Independent, has supported calls to “bolster” rather than scrap the Press Complaints Commission.He warned against the dangers of statutory regulation in the wake of the phone hacking scandal in the UK. Blackhurst, fo ...

Russian bloggers condemn 'suppression of UK revolution' by Cameron

Sergei BalmasovBritish Prime Minister David Cameron has lost legitimacy as a result of the brutal suppression of peaceful demonstrators and should resign. Statements to this effect were made nearly simultaneously by leading Iranian and Libyan politicians. ...

David's blast at Black people is Starkey raving mad

 According to David Starkey, ‘whites have become black’. This is to explain why whites rioted and looted. While I would be the first to point out that black American gangster culture has taken hold of some of our youth, both black and white, and has s ...

Lucrative Huffington Post accused of 'freeloading' by angry designers

Ryan TateProfessional designers have finally had it with news website Huffington Post always asking for free shit all the time.You're a publicly traded company now, HuffPo. You can design your own damned logo for politics coverage. The HuffPo article "Ente ...
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Mark Duggan's family voice anger at his slaying

More than 600 peaceful mainly young black people packed into Broadwater Farm Community Centre to celebrate the life of Mark Duggan, the 29-year-old man whose shooting to death by a police marksman nine days earlier sparked a riot in Tottenham.Family member ...

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