Saving Your Voice or Saving Theirs?

Tweet Four of Australia’s regional television networks are urging viewers to campaign for changes to Australian media ownership laws which restrict their market penetration and dominance but they won’t come clean with audiences on what the changes could mean. The networks — Prime, WIN, Imparja and Southern Cross Austereo — feel imperiled by new media players including streaming apps ...

Fairfax. What is it good for? Absolutely Nothing

Tweet I’d like to say I’m unsurprised that the two local Fairfax papers in the Southern Highlands/Tablelands have failed to cover a massive local story that will come to the point of no return tonight, but I’m not. Tweet

Off to the District Conference

Tweet Southern Highlands Rotaractors will be joining Rotarians and Rotaractors from over 100 clubs at the District Conference in Canberra this month. Alongside the conference events, there will be a special Rotaract Laser Tag night. It will be a great chance to catch up with old friends and make lots of new ones while hearing ...

On #HoldenAd and @WSC_Media 1

On #HoldenAd and @WSC_Media
Tweet Scene: Boardman Rd, Bowral, NSW, Australia. A quiet residential street. Enter: Holden, with location sourcing company Sach Australia, production company Exit Films, Wingecarribee Shire Council and Cato Traffic & Logistics. Tweet

Kohl’d as Ice

Tweet I’ve had a little run in with a US department store, Kohls. It started on April 14 when I received a notification, addressed to ‘Todd Holland’ with account details for my new Kohl’s account, which I didn’t create. At first, I thought it was spam or phishing, but the store is legit and the ...

Maintaining a customer focus

Tweet I’ve railed against bullying tactics of big companies before and over the last few months I’ve had cause to consider how companies ought to behave if they want to keep customers happy. Positive responses from customers can lead to long-term payoffs, even if there is no short term gain. This seems like an obvious statement, ...

It’s a Sad World 1

Tweet What a melancholic world it would be if all letters to the editor and all contributions to a debate were devoid of humour, rhetoric and, yes, even sarcasm. Sadder still if it was up to the editor of the paper to filter out all correspondence with even a hint of these attributions. Yet that ...

East Bowral, Actually 1

Tweet In light of the new push to re-name that suburb east of Bowral to something more befitting (I have heard ‘Bowral Gardens’ mentioned as a probable alternative), please see below some further suggested names for residents to consider. If the aim is to disassociate from big brother Olde Bowral, then perhaps West Roberston will ...

The Plane, Sir, The Plane 4

Tweet It seems a near certainty that a second Sydney airport will be built soon. If only they could agree on a site! The recently released Joint Study on Aviation Capacity in the Sydney Region [PDF] proposed Badgerys Creek once again as the best option. However, Transport Minister Anthony Albanese quickly ruled that out. Instead, ...

Rotary VS Rotaract Twitter Showdown

Rotary VS Rotaract Twitter Showdown
Tweet Visual.ly has just released a bunch of tools that allow users to display stats from Twitter and Facebook in infographics. I used one of the tools to compare the Twitter accounts @Rotary and @Rotaract. Rotary monstered Rotaract on almost all the measurements. While on one hand the results were unsurprising, on the other hand ...