Column – Public Address
Well, actually we’ve been back for a while. But here’s a catch-up of post-Christmas posts on PA… Amid the storm of commentary since Friday’s Megaupload raids, one issue has been oddly absent: what about the customers, paying or otherwise, who use …
Public Address 23 January 2012 – We’re Back!
Well, actually we’ve been back for a while. But here’s a catch-up of post-Christmas posts on PA…
The Mega Conspiracy
8:58 Jan 23, 2012 in Hard News by Russell Brown
Amid the storm of commentary since Friday’s Megaupload raids, one issue has been oddly absent: what about the customers, paying or otherwise, who use the site for its ostensible purpose—as an online locker for files they own or…
Big Day Over and Out.
9:26 Jan 21, 2012 in Capture by Jackson Perry
I wasn’t planning to go to this year’s BDO, until it was announced this would be the last. Some suggested I was being sucked in, but who cares, I was there, and it was pretty good. There’ll be plenty of post mortems elsewhere, so this is just a few captures from the day, in the hope others will dig up their photographic memories of this or previous BDOs to share. http://publicaddress.net/capture/big-day-over-and-out/
10:15 Jan 18, 2012 in Hard News by Russell Brown
Did the Big Day Out promoters announce that Friday’s show would be the last in Auckland in an attempt to juice up flagging sales? Of course they did. And fair enough. There will actually be people who’ll want to buy…
10:17 Jan 12, 2012 in Up Front by Emma Hart
When my brothers were small, my family lived in the North Island. Luckily, by the time I was growing up, we’d moved to Timaru. No, genuinely, I’m not being sarcastic. Stick with me here. When she moved back to South…
Association of Community Retailers. Again.
12:00 Jan 10, 2012 in OnPoint by Keith Ng
In May 2010, Rory McKinnon and I broke the story that Glenn Inwood, a lobbyist for Japanese whaling, was running an astroturfing campaign for Imperial Tobacco in New Zealand. Inwood operated a group called the Association of Community Retailers, which…