As a follow-up to the 1951 'No Idle Words' booklet, comes this gem of a letter about writing letters. Its author was Charles Hill, a doctor turned broadcaster and politician who briefly held the office of Postmaster General. Note also the lovely simplification of the royal coat of arms - just remove all the fussy heraldry … Continue reading “Please join me in a drive for better letters”
Fun with tight briefs, or how few tomatoes does it take to make a newspaper?
A few months after Orange bought Ananova a bunch of us gathered in a fifth floor meeting room at Marshall Mill to reflect on our relationship with the new parent company. As the creators of the world's first virtual newscaster we quite fancied our ability to make our own weather. Now we were expected to … Continue reading Fun with tight briefs, or how few tomatoes does it take to make a newspaper?
The renaissance of the prospectus, a prospectus
Be it known that at some point in the near future I plan to bloviate on the concept of the prospectus and its coming revival in new and unexpected transmedia formats. Consider this a prospectus. I'm so meta.