Day: March 31, 2016

Google investing in grass roots journalism

Google investing in grass roots journalism

National news agency SWNS has won funding for a market-leading syndication platform in the first round of grants from Google’s Digital News Initiative (DNI). Google is making a total of £118m (Euro 150m) available in the DNI to support innovation in journalism through technology. SWNS is the largest independent press agency ...

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Restaurant Review – The Blueprint Café

By Jonathan Hatchman, Food Editor, @TLE_Food Within central London, there are very few retreats from the ides of modern day city life. Spaces that feel as though they’re not within zones one or two on the tube map, and places that aren’t inhumanely busy at even the most unsociable hours. ...

Review: Martyrs (2016)

Review: Martyrs (2016)

By Leslie Byron Pitt/@afrofilmviewer The French original 2008 version of Martyrs is reminiscent of the delightful internet meme: Honey Badger don’t care. It is a relentless beast of a horror film. Fully assured of its nihilism and unrepentant on who knows it.  A force of nature that wasn’t for everyone, ...

Review – The Night Before

Review – The Night Before

By Leslie Byron Pitt/@Afrofilmviewer Seth Rogan’s Christmas comedy the night before runs on a very defined “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” rule. This adult x-mas yarn has Rogan playing side kick (along with Anthony Mackie) to Joseph Gorden-Levitt’s Ethan, whose quest to find and enjoy New York’s dopest ...

Check In Via Facebook On KLM Flights

Check In Via Facebook On KLM Flights

KLM passengers can now check-in with Facebook after the social media giant signed up its first airline to use its popular chat app Messenger. Facebook has been looking in to turning Messenger into a more than just a chat service for some time, and this announcement could illustrate what the future looks ...

Dog Playing Dead Video Breaking The Internet

Dog Playing Dead Video Breaking The Internet

A video of a dog that plays dead so he doesn't have to leave the park is breaking the internet. Although the video was uploaded over three years ago it has recently gained traction and now has more than six million views! The golden retriever, filmed in Atlanta, Georgia, was so ...