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Nambatac says defense carried Racal to Game 2 win over Cignal

first_imgSports Related Videospowered by AdSparc Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netLearning its lessons from Game 1, Racal came out with a lot of spunk on the defensive end as it established early control against Cignal-San Beda.Those adjustments resulted to the 100-90 Game 2 victory for the Tile Masters on Monday, as they equalized the series and forced a winner-take-all affair in the 2017 PBA D-League Aspirants’ Cup Finals.ADVERTISEMENT Read Next Marcos monument beside Aquino’s stirs Tarlac town Santos sparks SMB bench in win over Bolts Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite MOST READ Palace: Crisis over ABC-CBN franchise unlikely Rey Nambatac shared that Racal’s defensive schemes truly spelled the difference as it had every answer to the Hawkeyes’ second half rallies.“We really adjusted on the defensive end and that’s what brought us the win. Our defense really bore fruit for us,” he said in Filipino.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSBreak new groundSPORTSMcGregor blasts Cerrone in 40 seconds in UFC returnVeering away from the defense they employed in the semifinals, the Tile Masters contained the Hawkeyes’ usual hitters.“Game 1 was really a motivation for us because we were there. We trailed by five points, but we couldn’t finish the job,” he said. “This time, we had no let-ups and made sure that we will get the win.” Duterte promises to look for funds to establish rail transport in Cebucenter_img ‘1917’ takes top honor at the Producers Guild Awards Panelo: Duterte only wants to emulate strong political will of Marcos ‘Bad Boys for Life’ debuts so good with box office top spot Prince Harry: ‘No other option’ but to cut royal ties Nambatac was a beneficiary in the adjustments, with him taking advantage of the creases on the Hawkeyes’ defense en route to 24 points, four rebounds, three steals, and two assists.But for the Letran guard, it’s not just him but rather it was the whole team following coach Jerry Codiñera’s system which allowed Racal to live another day.“I just followed the system and we weren’t too overeager. We were patient in letting our game come to us so even in the fourth quarter, we still had control of the game,” he said.As the Finals go on a do-or-die Game 3 on Thursday, Nambatac is bracing for a tougher outing for both teams with everything at stake.“Game 3 will have more pressure on both teams because it’s already a do-or-die,” he said. “We’ll just do our best and we know that we can get this one.”ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Ai-Ai delas Alas on Jiro Manio: ‘Sana pinahalagahan niya ang naitulong ko’ View comments ‘It’s not my shame’: Why Filipino women are calling out sexual misconduct on social medialast_img read more

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Defend the Constitution

first_imgJust before flying off to Cuba for a check-up on his medical condition, caretaker President David Granger threw another long set of wrenches into the process of selecting a new Chair of GECOM, and as such, into setting a date for the next general elections— which he is constitutionally mandated to do by proclamation. Granger is now asserting that the role the CCJ advised he play in “hammering out” the list which the Leader of the Opposition is constitutionally required to submit to him, must also involve him in submitting and not merely suggesting names.Granger insisted in an interview with one of his staff, “the President ***must*** be given [***must*** not “may”] ***must*** be given a role and it means that I have to be involved in the selection of nominees, before those nominees come back to me”. Now while this is seemingly non-contentious, the problem arises in the precise “role” the President envisages for himself. The magnanimous gesture of the Opposition Leader to propose that Granger can suggest some names in the consensual process towards compiling his list of six names has now evidently been transmuted in Granger’s mind into an absolute, non-negotiable right.One challenge towards appreciating the point is that Granger insists on discussing it at a hypothetical level by pitching assertions such as this other formulation: “There is no way that the removal of the President’s role in the crafting of the list, the ‘hammering out’ of that list, could result in an outcome that is consensual, that is acceptable. It would be spurious if the Opposition insists on exclusively crafting that list or unilaterally crafting that list. The CCJ’s ruling makes it impossible for that to occur”.But when we examine Granger’s actions, it becomes immediately apparent that he is simply engaging in sophistry to mask his intention to have another hand-picked candidate once again as the GECOM Chair. After several meetings between himself and Mr Jagdeo (with other members of their political entities) and also by plenipotentiaries of the two sides, Granger finally condescended in accepting four of Jagdeo’s nominees as “not unacceptable” from the original list of 11 he had culled out of the 18 names in his first three rejected lists. And it was here that Granger revealed his duplicity by insisting that two names which he selected from his original 8 following Jagdeo’s gesture, must be added to the other four to make up the requisite list of 6 to be presented to himself.Now, even a most cursory examination of this demand would reveal that it is simply a Trojan horse for unilateralism by Granger. There are two considerations that are evident. The first is since Granger is the one who decides which name is “not unacceptable”, he would obviously be in a position to select his own nominee, whom he would have wanted from the beginning. And second, he would have reduced the role by the Opposition leader on compiling his list in the consensual process to a mere farce.Granger resorted that if the Opposition Leader can continue to object to his nominees, this would lead to “gridlock”. But this is the result of his own artifice: if four names are “not unacceptable” to him, in the interest of obeying the orders of the CCJ to have elections be scheduled by Sept 18, what prevented him from choosing one of those names? By his insistence of including his own nominees, he is being just too clever for the good of the country. But he cannot be allowed to get away with the continuing series of constitutional violations he has committed. It is time for the people of Guyana to make a decision on the clear and present danger Granger and his PNC present to our fledgling democracy.The first PNC dictatorship was not built in the stealth of the night, but in broad daylight. Let us not repeat that tragedy— it will be farcical. Defend the Constitution!last_img read more

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Local trail system may be added to map

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREFrumpy Middle-aged Mom: My realistic 2020 New Year’s resolutions. Some involve doughnuts.There are about 190 miles of designated trails throughout the county’s trail system. sue.doyle@dailynews.com (661) 257-5254 SANTA CLARITA – About 80 miles of new hiking and horseback riding trails may be added to maps of Los Angeles County. Trails under consideration stretch across northern Los Angeles County, reaching from Val Verde to Acton and sweep across Palmdale, in largely undeveloped and vacant land. Rapid growth in northern Los Angeles County prompted concerns from local groups to have these trails deemed preserved, a legal status that prevents developers from building on them. The map includes historic trails. After receiving approval from the county Regional Planning Commission on Wednesday, the issue now heads to a public hearing before the Board of Supervisors, which will vote on the revised trail maps. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more

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Newcastle’s new owner: A sports fan who once tried to buy Liverpool

first_img REPLY shining Who is Sheikh Khaled?The 61-year-old is a senior member of the Abu Dhabi royal family.The total net worth of the royals is estimated to be £118billion – and Sheikh Khaled is also one of the most successful businessmen in the Gulf states.He founded the Bin Zayed Group in 1988, a prospering company who specialise in construction and energy, trading and industry, real estate, technology and financial services. huge blow Ronaldo warned Lukaku how hard scoring goals in Serie A would be before Inter move In his early years, he studied business administration at Boston University and acquired a PHD in finance from Michigan State.Sheikh Khaled, cousin to Manchester City owner Sheikh Mansour, has a keen interest in sport.He is president of the UAE Sailing and Rowing Federation.Back in 2017, he tried to buy Liverpool for £2billion, which would’ve been the most expensive buyout in the history of football. REVEALED Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won tense Where would Newcastle rank among most expensive Premier League clubs? ADVICE Sheik Khaled has previously failed with a £2billion bid to buy Liverpool Manchester United – £790m (2005)Newcastle – £350m (2019?)Liverpool – £280m (2010)Manchester City – £210m (2008)Chelsea – £140million (2003) 2 Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury Berahino hits back at b******t Johnson criticism – ‘I was in a dark place at Stoke’ no dice Premier League Team of the Season so far, including Liverpool and Leicester stars Green reveals how he confronted Sarri after Chelsea’s 6-0 defeat at Man City Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT Ashley’s tenure has been littered with protests, with fans growing increasingly frustrated by his handling of the club.This is the third time he has put Newcastle on the market – and previous bids from Amanda Staveley and Peter Kenyon proved fruitless.Here, talkSPORT.com takes a look at Sheikh Khaled ahead of his proposed takeover on Tyneside. gameday cracker Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card Dubai-based billionaire Sheikh Khaled bin Zayed Al Nehayan is set to become Newcastle United’s new owner, according to reports.The Magpies have been up for sale since 2017 and after a two-year search, Toon chief Mike Ashley appears to have finally found a buyer. According to The Sun, Ashley has agreed to sell the club for £350m to the cousin of Manchester City’s owner Sheikh Mansour, with a deal expected to be finalised in time for a sizeable outlay in the summer transfer window.The businessman is reportedly ready to end years of under-investment and bolster Newcastle’s squad. Sheikh Mansour bought Manchester City in 2008 2 injazuae.org If Shiekh Khaled does pay £350m for the Magpies, only one club would’ve cost more… Getty LATEST FOOTBALL NEWSlast_img read more

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Neymar transfer back to Barcelona appears to hit stumbling block

first_imgTalks between Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain over a deal for Neymar appear to have come to an impasse.The LaLiga club have been trying to re-sign the Brazil star all summer and face a race against time to complete the deal before the transfer window closes on Monday. Redknapp calls Son ‘petulant’, but Holloway says red card for Rudiger kick was ‘soft’ AFP or licensors 1 Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ latest OFF What every Premier League club’s fans dream of this Christmas Neymar joined PSG for a world record fee of £198million in 2017 but he has never quite settled in Paris.Barcelona want him back and have paved the way for him to join by loaning Philippe Coutinho to Bayern Munich. on target Strugglers Wigan hold Blackburn to goalless draw in Championship LATEST BIG PRESENTS UP TOP Ian Holloway thinks Arsenal have made a mistake in hiring Mikel Arteta center_img rookie error Liverpool transfer news live: Star man wanted by Real Madrid, Mbappe latest and more Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 1:23Loaded: 11.91%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -1:23 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreen Reports suggest a player plus cash deal is what both parties would ideally want but convincing a player to join the Ligue 1 side is proving difficult.Journalist Guillem Balague reported that the negotiations have potentially hit a stumbling block. stalemate Top scorer in 2019: Messi, Mbappe and Sterling trailing Europe’s top marksman Neymar’s move to Barcelona could be in doubt LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS Man United transfer news live: Haaland ‘wants a change’, two players off in January On Neymar/FCB:No meeting between chairmen in Monaco yesterdayDembele insists he doesn’t want to moveRakitic and Todibo not convinced to move either ATMConversations continue but FCB won’t be able to pay only cashClubs agreed value of player: around €200#verydifficult pic.twitter.com/qr5aiW1h18— Guillem Balague (@GuillemBalague) August 30, 2019He wrote on Twitter: “No meeting between chairmen in Monaco yesterday. Dembele insists he doesn’t want to move. Rakitic and Todibo not convinced to move either.“ATM conversations continue but FCB won’t be able to pay only cash.“Clubs agreed value of player around €200(million).” deals Ally McCoist is not a Neymar fan and thinks he is ‘classless’ Barcelona would have difficulty paying the full asking price and stay within the financial fair play regulations, especially after spending £107million on Antoine Griezmann.last_img read more

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Shirley J. Nixon, age 89 of Olive Branch, Mississippi

first_imgHaving commuted from Salem to Louisville for a decade, Shirley moved to Louisville in 1976 to be closer to her work. In 2011, she moved to Olive Branch to be closer to family.Survivors include:2 Sons: Mark (Brenda) Nixon of Olive Branch, Mississippi and David (Meg) Nixon of West Lafayette, Indiana; 2 Sisters: Eva Colglazier of Salem and Ann Smith of Indianapolis; 1 Brother: Robert Shull of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; 7 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.She was preceded in death by 3 brothers and 3 sisters.Friends are invited to visit with the family at Dawalt Funeral Home on  Sunday from 4 until 8 pm.A private graveside service will be held at Crown Hill Cemetery. Shirley J. Nixon, age 89 of Olive Branch, Mississippi, passed awayTuesday, October 29, 2019.Born November 4, 1929 in Salem, Indiana, she was the daughter of the late James and Jossie (Baker) Shull.Shirley was a 1948 graduate of Salem High School. She retired from the CNA Insurance Company in 1994, was a former employee of the old Charlestown Ammunition Plant during the Vietnam Era, and also was a secretary for the old Dr. Episcopo Medical Office in Salem.last_img read more

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Cope slams Health Minister for failing to appoint Review Team for hospital

first_imgDeputy Pat the Cope Gallagher has slammed the Health Minister Simon Harris for failing to appoint a Review Team to Letterkenny University Hospital.The proposal was originally made by the Fianna Fail TD in the course of a Topical Issue debate in Dáil Eireann earlier this month.The West Donegal Deputy subsequently corresponded with the Minister on separate occasions regarding the need for the Department to appoint a full Review Team to conduct a root and branch review of all services, current staffing levels, present bed capacity and future bed capacity requirements along with the potential outputs of the Hospital. The review was proposed to be carried out in partnership with frontline staff and medical teams of the hospital but answerable to the Minister and through him the HSE.Deputy Gallagher said “I am extremely disappointed that the Minister has failed to grasp the need and urgent necessity for such a Review Team to be appointed to Letterkenny Hospital.“It is self-evident to everyone how much daily pressure Letterkenny Hospital is under by way of services, staffing numbers and the number of patients frequenting the Hospital.”He added that staff of the Hospital are working to their utmost abilities and beyond the call of their duties in trying to deliver the services required of them – but the hard cold facts are the Hospital is under staffed, under resourced and seriously lacking in bed capacity. “The review which I sought would clearly identify Hospital pressure points and put in place a mechanism to counter act and alleviate the underlying problems within Letterkenny Hospital.“I now firmly believe that the current Health Minister completely fails to understand the crises of services and capacity which exists within Letterkenny University Hospital – in the Minister’s own detailed reply to me he lists the problems with the Emergency Department, outpatients department, Oncology department, the need for an additional Breast Surgeon, Endocrinology and Diabetes services, Neurology and Dermatology services, Urology and Rheumatology services – the Minister in his reply identifies all the problems but proposes no solutions, it is as if he was a spectator rather than the political head of the Department of Health and that simply is not good enough.”Pat the Cope challenged Minister Harris to “stop hiding behind his Health Bureaucrats and his failed HSE strategies for dealing with the problems within Letterkenny University Hospital and take a solid political decision and appoint a review team to directly tackle the underlying problems within the Hospital – such issues as understaffing, lack of bed capacity and lack of resources.”And he addd “Enough time has been wasted in pondering and procrastinating, action is required and needs to be taken without further delay. Letterkenny University Hospital needs the Minister’s full attention and the complete support of the HSE all other initiatives thus far have failed as the situation has deteriorated and worsened, I am calling on the Minister to reconsider and appoint a fully empowered Review Team to Letterkenny Hospital in order to deal with this crisis.”Cope slams Health Minister for failing to appoint Review Team for hospital was last modified: February 22nd, 2017 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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Picture special: Crowd braves the ice to see Donegal beat Meath

first_imgDonegal fans who braved the icy conditions last night saw their side dig deep to defeat Meath in Ballybofey.Donegal overcame the Royals 1-13 to 0-14 and continue their perfect start to the Division 2 campaign.Caolan McGonagle scored a 59th minute goal for Donegal, who kept Meath scoreless for 20 minutes at the end. Donegal were behind 0-8 to 0-7 at half-time and Meath led by four points for a period in the second half.It was a night for treading carefully given the underfoot conditions and Donegal were skating on thin ice at that point.But they came good and the late flurry warmed the spirits, to the delight of Declan Bonner, their manager. Pictures by Evan Logan … Donegal’s Conor Morrison keeps a close eye on Meath’s James McEntee during Saturday’s Division 2 National League game in Ballybofey. Photo Evan LoganMichael Murphy and Frank McGlynn watching on before Saturday’s Division 2 National League game in Ballybofey. Photo Evan LoganStephen Rochford before a Division 2 National League game in Ballybofey. Photo Evan LoganMichael Joe and Tracy Doherty from Clonmany before Saturday’s Division 2 National League game in Ballybofey. Photo Evan LoganCliona, Olivia, Frank and Mary braving the elements during Saturday’s Division 2 National League game in Ballybofey. Photo Evan LoganCaolan and Mark from Carrigans all set for Saturday’s Division 2 National League game in Ballybofey. Photo Evan LoganDonegal’s Hugh McFadden breaks the tackle during Saturday’s Division 2 National League game in Ballybofey. Photo Evan LoganDonegal management and players line up for a minutes silence in remembrance of those who lost their lives in last week’s road tragedy before Saturday’s Division 2 National League game in Ballybofey. Photo Evan LoganDonegal’s Ryan McHugh twists away from Meath’s Niall Kane during Saturday’s Division 2 National League game in Ballybofey. Photo Evan LoganSean Paul, Dylan and John Jordan all set for Saturday’s Division 2 National League game in Ballybofey. Photo Evan LoganMacCumhaill’s men Aidan, Ronan and Eugene await the teams before Saturday’s Division 2 National League game in Ballybofey. Photo Evan LoganAoife, Ava and Kelly before Saturday’s Division 2 National League game in Ballybofey. Photo Evan Logan Picture special: Crowd braves the ice to see Donegal beat Meath was last modified: February 3rd, 2019 by Chris McNultyShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:2019 Allianz Football LeagueCaolan McGonagleDeclan BonnerdonegalMeathlast_img read more

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Top honours for SA wine estate

first_img26 November 2008South Africa received good publicity once more at this year’s International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC), held in London last week, after the Winemaker of the Year trophy was awarded to local vintner Abrie Beeslaar, on behalf of the Kanonkop Wine Estate.This year’s competition featured more than 7 000 entries, with southern hemisphere entries coming in four months later than those from the north, allowing for the judging panel to spend over half the year to assess all the entries.‘Best blended red’In addition to picking up the Dave Hughes trophy for best South African wine producer, the Kanonkop Wine Estate also make history in the competition by winning the Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande trophy for the best blended red wine for the third time.Dave Hughes, a respected local wine expert and commentator, has been in the local wine industry since 1986, and was involved in the formation of the Cape Wine Academy in 1979. He has also written over a dozen books about South African wines and vineyards, as well as travelling through the Cape winelands.“Only a fortnight ago, Madame May de Lancquesaing had joined Dave Hughes and the team at Kanonkop in Stellenbosch for a celebratory tasting and dinner at the winery, in the company of all three cellarmasters that had served Kanonkop so assiduously since 1965 – Jan Boland Coetzee, Beyers Truter and current cellarmaster Abie Beeslaar,” IWSC competition manager Bev Steer said in a statement last week.“There is clearly a great deal more to be celebrating now!”‘New World’ winesAccording to the IWSC, wines from the “New World” continued to outperform, with Australia once again taking pole position with the highest percentage of gold medals against their number of wines entered, at 3.3%.“The stringent judging meant that only 107 gold or gold ‘best in class’ medals were awarded across all wine entries worldwide,” the statement read.South Africa and France came joint second with 19 gold medals each, representing 3.2 and 2% of their entries respectively. New Zealand was the next highest scorer with 11 gold medals.SAinfo reporter Would you like to use this article in your publicationor on your website?See: Using SAinfo materiallast_img read more

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Mobile Media

first_img4 Keys to a Kid-Safe App 5 Outdoor Activities for Beating Office Burnout 12 Unique Gifts for the Hard-to-Shop-for People… Related Posts 9 Books That Make Perfect Gifts for Industry Ex…center_img Lucas Gonze comments on my post from yesterday:“Richard MacManus is throwing himself into eBooks. A synchronicity is that I ran across an excellent bit of non-fiction by Phillip K. Dick which is available freely on the net and couldn’t figure out what to do with it. It’s not desk reading — it’s too long, and it needs to be read with patience rather than the half-attention I usually give writing on the web. It needs to be read after work, with a beer, on the couch instead of at the desk. Like a videoblog, it’s couch media, not desk media.”Couch media is a good term. I also think of it as mobile media, because I make most use of my PDA on the bus and train. I spend about 2 hours each weekday travelling to and from work, but I optimize that time by reading blog posts and other content on my PDA. I don’t get anywhere near 2 hours of couch time per day (except in the weekend, when I’m likely to spend it watching rugby). So for me ‘mobile media’ is how I usually participate in the ‘read’ part of the read/write web.I have to admit I’m not totally wirelessed up (if there is such a phrase!). I don’t yet have a decent bluetooth or wireless internet-enabled mobile phone… although I have a birthday coming up, so maybe that is my opportunity! So what I do is save webpages from my desktop onto my PDA, so I can read them offline and when I’m on the move (bus, train).This is why I’ve never objected to long-form blog posts, and in fact I favour reading them over the short and sharp ‘shoot em up’ linky style blogs. As Lucas alluded to, long-form style writing isn’t designed to be read sitting at a desk. That’s where PDA’s and other mobile media devices (such as the iPod and the latest in mobile phones) come in. They’re ideal tools to feed us our daily doses of media, in whatever format bakes your cake.For me right now, eBooks on a PDA do it for me. But I also think of long-form blog posts as a kind of eBook. That’s why I’m busy exploring the ‘eBooks as social media’ theory currently over on eBook Culture. It’s a new take on eBooks and also a new take on blogs. richard macmanus Tags:#Multimedia#web last_img read more

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