I was tagged by Ged for James' week in media thing. Where we all say what we read, watch, listen to and surf. It's really catching on. [see what people like James, Ged, Stephen Davies, Stuart Bruce and Stephen Waddington have said]
Firstly, I can't believe all these digital media types are saying that they read, watch and listen to stuff, then surf separately. It's all mixed up surely? I read, watch and listen to stuff on all sorts of media, online, digital, print etc, so to split out surfing, surely you should split out TV, cinema, or print too? So I'm rolling that fourth category into the others. Makes more sense that way. Sorry to change your meme James. Hope you don't mind.
What I’ve read
Start with reading my Twitter feed then my RSS folders (I have 30 split down by importance - I usually go through the first four). Then I read emails on my commute, then the Metro newspaper followed by a paid newspaper some days when I'm in the office. Weekends I miss some of this out and jump straight from feeds to The Guardian and Sunday Times. I'm currently reading a bunch of books at the same time but nothing too in-depth right now (welcome any suggestions on what to go for next). I read many magazines any more. I do use bookmarking sites to find and save stuff to read, I keep notes offline too in Moleskine notebooks, and I filter other reading material through my Gmail account in a similar way to Steve Rubel. I get about 150 emails a day (used to be far, far worse). I use social networks, blogs and mashups Twitter to read what's going on in my circle.
What I’ve watched
Generally I have TV news on in the background all day, then watch some at night. I don't watch many moveies and almost never go to the cinema. TV news (BBC or Sky) is on in the office. When I can give more attention, in the evenings I watch stuff I've recorded on Sky+ like rugby and football, Mighty Boosh, Have I got News for You, then pad it out with soaps and whatever real-life guff is on at a given time of the year.
What I’ve listened to
Radio in the office changes from station to station (music ones). But when I can control what I listen to, on my commute and at home, it's whatever music's on my iPod and podcasts like Russell Brand and Ricky Gervais shows, and Pods & Blogs and FIR for work.
Where I've read it, watched it and listened to it
iPod Touch, Blackberry, HP nc4400 laptop, Sky+, newspapers, Moleskines, email!