At first glance I thought this leaflet was a ‘Photoshop job’. But apparently not. Grass was laid temporarily for an event called “Manchester in Bloom”. Today the BBC News website has an article all about image manipulation and it links through to this site which has many historic examples.
BBC Democracy Live
Last night the government was forced to drop clause 43 of the Digital Economy Bill. This badly-thought-out legislation would have given publishers the freedom to use ‘orphan works’. In other words, any photograph belonging to a photographer who the publisher claimed could not be traced.
Manchester Liberal Democrats have asked the District Auditor to investigate the loss of £421,000 of City Council funds due to a basic accounting error. The sum was part of funding that went to Marketing Manchester (the tourist board). Manchester City Council was supposed to pay 35% of Marketing Manchester’s costs and another nine Councils would […]
I have an arab friend from Saudi Arabia. Normally I message him using an email address that is attached to one of my domain names. But this weekend I am moving some domains including this one to different web hosting. So, via my domain registrar, I forwarded this particular email address to a GMAIL account […]
The police and Manchester City Council have announced the latest ‘crackdown’ on cruising in the city’s canal area. The Lesbian and Gay Foundation has promoted this in an article on its website, listing the various jail sentences that cruisers might incur (supposedly).
The Lesbian and Gay Foundation has been awarded £121,165 from a hardship fund that is run by the Community Development Foundation.