Friday Reading S08E07

Friday Reading is a weekly series of recommended reads from the Guardian’s Martin Belam, covering journalism, media and technology, and other interesting nerdy things. It is also available as an email newsletter. Sign up here. Kickstarter is trying to stop…

Friday Reading S08E06

Friday Reading is a weekly series of recommended reads from the Guardian’s Martin Belam, covering journalism, media and technology, and other interesting nerdy things. It is also available as an email newsletter. Sign up here. “Would I rather have numerous…

Friday Reading S08E05

Friday Reading is a weekly series of recommended reads from the Guardian’s Martin Belam, covering journalism, media and technology, and other interesting nerdy things. It is also available as an email newsletter. Sign up here. ??? ??? – The climate…

Friday Reading S08E04

Friday Reading is a weekly series of recommended reads from the Guardian’s Martin Belam, covering journalism, media and technology, and other interesting nerdy things. It is also available as an email newsletter. Sign up here. “Lessons have been learned from…

Friday Reading S08E03

Friday Reading is a weekly series of recommended reads from the Guardian’s Martin Belam, covering journalism, media and technology, and other interesting nerdy things. It is also available as an email newsletter. Sign up here. “This is the myth of…

Friday Reading S08E02

Friday Reading is a weekly series of recommended reads from the Guardian’s Martin Belam, covering journalism, media and technology, and other interesting nerdy things. It is also available as an email newsletter. Sign up here. “I would welcome the opportunity…

Friday Reading S08E01

Friday Reading is a weekly series of recommended reads from the Guardian’s Martin Belam, covering journalism, media and technology, and other interesting nerdy things. It is also available as an email newsletter. Sign up here. I’m not entirely clear I…

I unashamedly love VAR. It might have cost England a late goal in the Nation’s League semi-final, but that didn’t change my mind. I think getting crucial match-changing decisions right is important, and VAR steps up the accuracy of decision…

I said that I’d love to see a long read or essay about Doctor Who, race, and the reaction of people watching the show on the current #DoctorWhoOnTwitch marathon, but that I wasn’t the best placed person to write it….

Unused The Fall ticket for cancelled Koko gig

In recent years I always went to The Fall gigs with the assumption that it might be the last time I’d ever see the band. And then suddenly it was. When the news broke of Mark E Smith’s death yesterday,…