Don’t you hate it when those Social Media Types get all cliquey? Yeah, me too.
Which is a shame, because that’s exactly what I’m about to do. When the inestimable Antony Mayfield of [iCrossing](http://www.icrossing.co.uk) (nee Spannerworks) and the [Open](http://open.typepad.com/) blog posted to Twitter about an [unfortunately sinister portrait pic of him](http://www.stateofthenet.it/2008/01/25/antony-mayfield-a-stateofthenet/), well, I couldn’t resist. Click the pic to see it in its awful glory.
Roy Gleenslade [http://blogs.guardian.co.uk/greenslade/] reports on Sylvia
Auton, chief executive of IPC Media, and where she sees the company going
> But, in recognition of the move towards a screen-based world, she says
Interesting observation from Antony Mayfield
(who is finally blogging again):
> [The audience’s] antipathy to advertising in general (witness ad-blockers and
the rise of ad-free streaming) may present indies with their biggest
opportunities in the branded content market: they are