"Lawyers for Warner Brothers, which has already shot a movie of this graphic novel about the seamier side of superhero life, and lawyers for 20th Century Fox, which claims it owns the rights to the material, laid plans for a frenzied fight in a joint report submitted to the federal court here on Friday."
"But here's the main reason you should apply. Many magazines and newspapers will wrestle with their transition to the internet over the next few years. They cannot provide secure employment. Not that an internet-only company like Gawker Media can make cast-iron guarantees. But a successful occupant of the position will make a name for themselves and establish their internet credentials. If you're tough and ambitious, this is a great job." Gawker=The New New Establishment.
"The BBC is moving BBC HD head Seetha Kumar to the new role of BBC.co.uk controller – a second back-up job for future media and technology (FM&T) director Erik Huggers and a second appointment in a week designed to strengthen management control following the siteÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Ã‚Â£36 million 2007/08 overspend." Ageh "moving to another senior role within the BBC".
"Abstract Is happiness good for your health? This common notion is tested in a synthetic analysis of 30 follow-up studies on happiness and longevity. It appears that happiness does not predict longevity in sick populations, but that it does predict longevity among healthy populations So, happiness does not cure illness but it does protect against becoming ill. The effect of happiness on longevity in healthy populations is remarkably strong. The size of the effect is comparable to that of smoking or not.
If so, public health can also be promoted by policies that aim at greater happiness of a greater number. That can be done by strengthening individual life-abilities and by improving the livability of the social environment. Some policies are proposed. Both ways of promoting health through happiness require more research on conditions for happiness."
C4's DisarmingBritain blog, curated by two professional journalists. Really rather brilliant to be able to read what kids actually think about what's happening to them.
"They are a visual representation of the content of a web page that is the culmination of user research, business objectives and content.
Best brought together in a sequence of pages to illustrate paths of navigation and interactions on the page.
They are working documents that are not finished designs but are likely to change as the design process progresses and functional requirements are clarified."
"People who buy Nokia mobiles that include the Comes With Music service will be able to download and keep as many tracks as they wish from participating music companies over a one-year period.
Apple, which released its iPhone handset last year, is also considering an "all you can eat" music service similar to Nokia's.
Nokia hopes to have all four leading record labels involved. Universal Music, Sony BMG and Warner Music have already signed up to the Comes With Music service, and Nokia is confident of having EMI on board by the time of the UK launch."
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