links for 2008-09-30

  • "For the past year or so, I have been working with three universities on a study of the online behaviours of listeners and fans of BBC radio and over the rest of this week, we're going to be publishing guest posts from each of the researchers on their case studies: interactivity on the BBC Radio messageboards, the off-BBC activity of fans of Terry Wogan, fan cultures around the Archers and how the BBC serves specialist music fans."
    (tags: bbc community)
  • "At least as important: You can't find the clips on YouTube. As of late Monday afternoon, YouTube offered plenty of clips of Tina Fey's first turn as Palin, which ran three weeks ago. But if you wanted to see this weekend's sketch you were out of luck: You could only find small snippets, or stories about the sketch, or spam masquerading as the sketch. We don't know if that's because NBC is spending a lot of time sending takedown notices to YouTube, or if YouTube is being extra vigilant about filter. But it's certainly not a conincidence."
    (tags: video nbc youtube)
  • "Along with six billion other humans you were forced to rethink your life plan as one set of bastards rejected a bail-out for another set of bastards because they were worried about losing their seats when a third set of bastards goes to the polls in November."
    (tags: funny)

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