Fifteen years ago, when I earned part of my living as a freelance photographer, the going rate for a cover shot on one of the small magazines that I worked for was £200. The magazine sold 12,000 copies each month and that payment gave the publisher the right to publish the image one time only.
The air in our cities contains a cocktail of airborne pollutants that could be seriously damaging your health. The Guardian offers ten tips on how you can reduce your exposure.
Two interesting stories today: Blair: I’ll be treading the boards again — following his appearance on Comic Relief, Tony Blair has been asked to appear at the Old Vic in a production of Arthur Miller’s The Crucible. Grow-your-own Viagra craze hits Britain’s garden centres – a gardener has discovered that winter-flowering heather has the same […]
The Guardian looks at how print journalists are beginning to use video and asks whether web video could mean a new ‘golden age’ for newspapers.
The animated Flash advertisements on some websites can hog an extraordinary amount of your computer’s processing power.
The Gulf Stream is an ocean current that keeps Britain warm by dragging water northwards from the tropics Now scientists have revealed that a part of the Stream came to a temporary halt for ten days during November 2004. No one is quite sure what this means. Will it happen again? Is it a sign […]
‘ITN reporter Terry Lloyd was shot in the head by American troops as he was being driven to hospital, the inquest into his death was told…’. The Guardian. Full story here.