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  • More romance… and other stupid ways to measure the downturn

    More romance… and other stupid ways to measure the downturn

    The media loves to find new ways to put spin on the downturn, and they can often be entertaining. Pity they’re an utter nonsense, says Sam Potter.

    July 6, 2010 4:27
  • Note to Murdoch: People won’t pay

    Note to Murdoch: People won’t pay

    As News Corp’s titles attempt one of the boldest publishing moves in history, Kipp’s poll reveals that people simply won’t pay. No surprise there, says Sam Potter.

    July 5, 2010 3:09
  • A wake-up call

    A wake-up call

    The UAE’s tentative steps toward a more competitive telecoms industry should give Lebanon pause for thought, says Katherine Azmeh. Is “going public” the only way forward for the country’s telcos?

    July 4, 2010 11:46
 
 
  • Stating the obvious

    Stating the obvious

    Sam Potter hates pointless research, especially when it states the obvious. But on this occasion, it just might be necessary, he thinks.

    June 23, 2010 5:27
  • Trains, planes, and… other basic infrastructure projects

    Trains, planes, and… other basic infrastructure projects

    The UAE is getting there when it comes to infrastructure, but it still needs to remember the basics, says Sam Potter.

    June 22, 2010 1:42
  • All eyes on the World Cup

    All eyes on the World Cup

    Nowadays World Cup fans have a myriad of options when it comes to watching the games, and to avoid absenteeism businesses are feeling obliged to provide ways to watch the tournament.

    June 21, 2010 5:20
 
  • Summer loving

    Summer loving

    The most surprising thing about Dubai Summer Surprises this year could just be that more people than usual are looking forward to it, thinks Sam Potter.

    June 16, 2010 5:14
 
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