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How Investment Banking Works

IT’S very old, I know, but if you really want to understand the way investment bankers think, consider the bill that Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch, Citigroup, Blackstone

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Posted: 20th, October 2008 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: And Egyptian Suspect Called Steve, FBI Psychics And Payne

MADDIE WATCH – Anorak’s at-a-glance guide to press coverage of Madeleine McCann , Kate McCann and Gerry McCann

THE SUN : “Kate’s Maddie holiday premonition”

Psychics! James Clench delves into the McCann mind. Back…. Back… Baaaaack….

Kate McCann had a

Posted: 20th, October 2008 | In: Madeleine McCann, News | Comments (178) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Tokyo International Film Festival Runs On Green Gas

HOW green is my film? Well..:

Stars swapped the red carpet for a green one made of recycled plastic bottles as the Tokyo International Film Festival got under way in Japan.

The environment-themed festival will see films screened using electricity

Posted: 20th, October 2008 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


How To Write For BBC3

WANT to know how to write for BBC3. Here’s how…

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Posted: 19th, October 2008 | In: News, Photojournalism, TV & Radio | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madge The Vadge’s Malawi Cob On

MADONNA . Guy. Little Davie Banda:

He also claims Vadge promised to keep him updated about his son’s well-being and all that, but she hasn’t. Yohane said, “I thought she would take him away from the danger of malaria and

Posted: 19th, October 2008 | In: News | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Magazine Dead Pool: TV Guide

TV Guide

ANORAK will soon bring you the Magazine Dead Pool which magazines will die next.

This from the US:

As the ailing media industry takes more hits, the magazine TV Guide has been sold for $1 to the private equity

Posted: 19th, October 2008 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Death Of Financial Journalism

FINANCIAL journalism hacks don;t bother:

So is journalism not up to the job? And if so, was it lack of training? The dominance Financial PR? A lack of staffing? Or was it bigger factors such as the awesome complexity

Posted: 19th, October 2008 | In: News | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Creepy Gnome Is Watching You

THE” creepy gnome is watching.

A NEW sighting of South America’s ‘creepy gnome’ has caused panic among locals after a group of youngsters claimed a ‘midget monster’ ran towards them at night.

Video: ‘Creepy gnome’ back on prowl

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Posted: 19th, October 2008 | In: News | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Passports Needed To Buy Mobile Phones

PASSPORTS will be needed to buy mobile phones:

Everyone who buys a mobile telephone will be forced to register their identity on a national database under government plans to extend massively the powers of state surveillance.

You have already read

Posted: 19th, October 2008 | In: News | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The US Media Has Never Been So Biased

NEVER  has the US media been so biased – says media:

Fifty-five percent (55%) of U.S. voters say the media coverage of this year’s presidential campaign is more biased than in previous election years, according to a new Rasmussen Reports

Posted: 19th, October 2008 | In: News | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Cameron’s VAT Holiday

A VAT holiday for small business-  yes please…

Only Brown wants to

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Posted: 19th, October 2008 | In: News | Comments (10) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: FBI, Psychics And The Daily Express Reports

MADDIE WATCH – Anorak’s at-a-glance guide to press coverage of Madeleine McCann , Kate McCann and Gerry McCann

SUNDAY EXPRESS (front page): “FBI psychics turn up new Maddie suspect”

The Express is censured, twice. And thus it become the official

Posted: 19th, October 2008 | In: Madeleine McCann, News | Comments (252) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


New York Times Ignores Obama While It Chases McCain’s Kids

CINDY McCain’s lawyer is not happy with the

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Posted: 19th, October 2008 | In: News | Comments (4) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


America Is Stealing Your Vote

READ Block The Vote . And the comic book: Steal Back Your Vote :

  • Republican Secretaries of State of swing-state Colorado have quietly purged one in six names from their voter rolls.
  • While Obama dreams of riding to the White

Posted: 19th, October 2008 | In: News | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


I Am Joe The Plumber

HE is Joe The Plumber

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Posted: 18th, October 2008 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


How To MaKe The IMF Sexy

IT’S really hard, but not impossible, particularly when it comes to larger packages

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Posted: 18th, October 2008 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: Brian Kennedy Is Talking Balls With Mark Souster

MADDIE WATCH – Anorak’s at-a-glance guide to press coverage of Madeleine McCann , Kate McCann and Gerry McCann

THE TIMES : “Brian Kennedy’s quest to find Madeleine”

Madeleine has turned up in the rugby pages. Mark Souster investigates…

There is

Posted: 18th, October 2008 | In: Madeleine McCann, News | Comments (110) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Chicago Tribune Endorses A Democrat For President

FOR the first time ever ever , mind you the Chicago Tribune endorses a Democrat

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Posted: 18th, October 2008 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Last Post

DEAD Bloggers’ last posts

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Posted: 18th, October 2008 | In: News | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Racism Cannot Defeat Obama

JOHN McWhorter won’t blame the race factor is Obama

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Posted: 18th, October 2008 | In: News | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Daily Poll: Eating Corn On The Cob

HOW do you eat your corn on the cob?

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Posted: 18th, October 2008 | In: News, Photojournalism | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Seven Republican Jokes For Every One About Democrats.

JOKES are important in the US Race for the White House:

If you’re a fan of Jay Leno or David Letterman, you may already know this: You have to listen to seven Republican jokes for every one the late-night comedians

Posted: 17th, October 2008 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Newspapers Run Our Of Black Days

NEWSPAPERS have run out black days :

The journalistic industry is perilously close to collapse after running out of days in the week to dub ‘black’ in the event of dire economic news.Financial journalism has virtually frozen up after last

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Anxiety Mapped

FIND out where to be anxious a

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Alaskan Glaciers Are Growing

THE glaciers are growing, not melting:

A bitterly cold Alaskan summer has had surprising results. For the first time in the area’s recorded history, area glaciers have begun to expand, rather than shrink.

Alaska is c-c-cold in winter:

It was

Posted: 17th, October 2008 | In: News | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0