The Long and Winding Road : ‘Don’t forget empathy…’

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Don’t forget empathy…

I was recently watching a quirky Italian detective TV series called ‘Montalbano’ where the main character acts a lone wolf hunting down criminals. It is a very entertaining and thoughtful series based in Sicily which focuses more on the human interactions than the impact of the crimes committed. In the latest episode there was a situation which involved an elderly mafia boss brokering a deal with Montalbano to get ...

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The Long and Winding Road: ‘We demand the glorious death of TV’

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We demand the glorious death of TV!

We do? Really?

Yes indeed, the way we watch and procure TV programmes and video content has changed for ever and traditional TV is almost gone. While we may not realise it, we are buying into a seismic shift in how our viewing matter is made, distributed and managed. As most video content is access whilst mobile we therefore should acknowledge that we have adopted an ...

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The Long and Winding Road : Will. i. am talks sense

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Will. i. am talks sense… Having recently watched a documentary about Will. i am , I was struck by how much more complex a character he is compared to the game show persona presented in talent shows on tv. No surprise there perhaps but more than the obvious fact that he is clearly more intelligent than your standard ‘pop star’ I came away with a feeling that he is in fact ...

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The Long and Winding Road : ‘1776 and all that…’

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1776 and all that….

America and England are countries separated by the same language, said someone far more accomplished than me. This week saw some interesting things, things that ordinarily do not happen or at least we think they don’t.

In the Fifa World Cup the USA team progressed further than the English, despite losing the USA team received plaudits from around the globe yet the country that invented football returned home with ...

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