I interviewed Peter Capaldi for the Guardian and here’s the rest of the transcript…

I interviewed Peter Capaldi for the Guardian and here’s the rest of the transcript…

Regular readers may know that I am slightly a fan of Doctor Who, so it has been a great pleasure over the last few weeks to have had the chance to both interview and meet Peter Capaldi as part of…

“It is happening again…” – BBC junking more Doctor Who

“It is happening again…” – BBC junking more Doctor Who

I’ve written for the Guardian today about the experience of watching “Power of the Daleks” as a massive, massive Doctor Who nerd who knew nothing about the story and was able to watch the new animation as if it was…

Which Doctor Who story will they animate next after “Power of the Daleks”?

Which Doctor Who story will they animate next after “Power of the Daleks”?

This week I was lucky enough to be at the BBC’s press launch for the newly animated lost Doctor Who story “Power of the Daleks” Inevitable in the Q&A afterwards people’s thoughts turned towards whether they would animate another story…

Why you shouldn’t jump to conclusions about the BBC’s “banned from Google” URL list

The BBC have published a list of their URLs that have been removed from Google search results under the “right to be forgotten”. I’ve seen a fair bit of commentary saying this is brave journalism, and being a bit gleeful…

“We put a lot of effort into designing #GE2015 for mobile” – the BBC’s Steve Herrmann at News Impact Summit

“We put a lot of effort into designing #GE2015 for mobile” – the BBC’s Steve Herrmann at News Impact Summit

Today I’ve been at the News Impact Summit London, and the first panel session was about coverage of the recent UK General Election, a subject rather dear to my heart. It featured Miranda Green, Buzzfeed’s Tom Phillips, ITV’s Jason Mills…

All change again for the BBC News website

All change again for the BBC News website

The BBC News website will be getting a redesign today, as the desktop version is switched off, and everybody gets served the mobile/responisve site. Dave Lee has written a piece about the likely reaction to the change, which includes some…

The BBC announces myBBC – for the third time in 15 years

The BBC announces myBBC – for the third time in 15 years

A funny thing happened to me today. I got struck by a sense of internet déjà vu so strong that I felt I turned into some kind of one-man-https-black-hole sucking the future into the past and then regurgitating it not…

Wittgenstein is the sincerest form of flattery

Wittgenstein is the sincerest form of flattery

On Friday afternoon, at the height of #TheDress, I thought to myself, what is the silliest possible article that I could write on this topic? The one that will be held up as an example of how the media lost…

Maybe the Daily Star should have checked their own website before complaining about the BBC’s Savile article?

Maybe the Daily Star should have checked their own website before complaining about the BBC’s Savile article?

The Daily Star is mightily annoyed with the BBC today – “BBC bosses were blasted last night after a glowing tribute to paedo Jimmy Savile appeared on their news website.” The story? The BBC’s obit of Jimmy Savile has found…

Closing Mustardland – the end of the Archers messageboard

“The beginning, the middle and the end” was an event organised by Matt Locke’s Storythings agency, looking at the narrative of digital products. Nigel Smith was talking about the sometimes painful experience of closing the BBC Archer’s Messageboard, a topic…