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Chris Moyles bids farewell to his radio show


September 15th, 2012 - 1:21 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Chris Moyles, the renowned BBC radio 1 DJ is saying goodbye to the radio. The radio show host’s farewell will be a very big loss to ... Read more...

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Indian TV fest in Goa rescheduled


September 14th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF) has rescheduled the first Indian TV Fest, earlier set to be held Nov 2-3 in Goa, with the new ... Read more...

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More people watched Games opening than royal wedding


August 7th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) The Olympic Games opening ceremony was watched by more people than the royal wedding last year, an International Olympic Committee (IOC) marketing official said here Tuesday.The ... Read more...

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Jaypee gets exclusive TV rights for Superbike World Championship


August 7th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Aug 7 (IANS) Jaypee Sports International (JPSI) has acquired exclusive television rights for the inaugural Indian round of Superbike World Championship (WSBK) scheduled for March 2013.JPSI, owners of ... Read more...

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Goa to host first Indian TV festival


August 3rd, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) The Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF) Friday announced the launch of a two-day Indian TV Fest, to be held in Goa in November.The festival, scheduled for Nov ... Read more...

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ICC to retain DL Method, DRS


June 1st, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 1 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) cricket committee Friday decided to retain its controversial Duckworth-Lewis (D/L) Method, used for calculating targets in rain affected matches, and made ... Read more...

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Hockey India’s league in January with six teams


June 1st, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Hockey India's (HI) ambitious professional league will hit-in during January-February next year with six city-based teams to start with.HI secretary-general Narinder Batra told IANS Friday ... Read more...

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Cannot ban news as it is perishable, SC told


March 28th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) As Supreme Court Wednesday explored the option of postponing the publication of court proceedings in sensitive matters, including criminal cases, it was told that news ... Read more...

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Films, TV shows influencing child crimes?


February 11th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) The recent cases of a 12-year-old who died aping a TV serial suicide and a 15-year-old who stabbed his teacher to death after being reportedly ... Read more...

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Don’t treat Sunny Leone as outcast: Katju


January 10th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Ruling out any action against Sunny Leone, who participated in the Indian reality television show, "Big Boss 5", Press Council of India (PCI) chairman Justice ... Read more...

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Mark Chapman falls for Twitter prank


December 21st, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) BBC is being criticized for not properly vetting contents that viewers send on its shows after Radio 5 Live presenter Mark Chapman fell for the “I McHunt” ... Read more...

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Broadcasters hail passing of digitalisation bill


December 14th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) A day after the Lok Sabha passed a bill to fast-track digitalisation of cable TV, top broadcasters Wednesday said the move will enable India's ... Read more...

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BBC to open online radio archives


November 3rd, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 3 (IANS) The BBC will soon introduce a new radio website, preliminarily named "Audiopedia", that would contain the broadcaster's almost entire archives of radio programmes since the 1940s.The ... Read more...

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Government to fast-track digitisation of TV broadcast


September 26th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The Indian government is planning to amend broadcasting rules with a view to fast-track complete digitisation of cable and satellite TV broadcast industry by 2014.The ... Read more...

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BBC women newsreaders have ‘too much botox’: MP


September 8th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 8 (IANS) Some women newsreaders in BBC have "too much botox", as a result of which they keep smiling while presenting serious subjects, a Tory MP has said.David ... Read more...

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Phone hacking probe will be widened: Cameron (Lead)


July 20th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Prime Minister David Cameron Wednesday told members of the Commons that his government will widen its probe into the phone hacking scandal.He told MPs that ... Read more...

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Rupert and James Murdoch appear before Britain’s Parliamentary Culture Committee


July 19th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rupert and John Murdoch appeared before Britain’s Parliamentary Culture committee on Tuesday. The appearance of the two has to do with the phone hacking scandal that rocked ... Read more...

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Doordarshan DTH platform expansion to benefit viewers


June 9th, 2011 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) With the Prasar Bharati board approving the expansion of DD Direct Plus to 200 channels, many popular television channels will be available to viewers on ... Read more...

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TV ownership percentage falls in US according to Nielsen report


May 4th, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nielsen Co. has announced that for the first time in 20 years the number of households that have television sets in the United States have gone ... Read more...

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Rihanna, Aguilera’s gigs at ‘X Factor’ 2010 final ‘not too raunchy’


April 21st, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 21 (ANI): Rihanna and Christina Aguilera's raunchy performances on X Factor 2010 final have been cleared by the media watchdog despite nearly 3,000 complaints.Both stars wore skimpy clothing and ... Read more...

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Press warned against using Kate Middleton’s family pictures


April 8th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 8 (ANI): Kate Middleton's family has asked the UK media watchdog to warn newspaper and broadcasters against breaking the editors' code of practice.The warning - in a letter from ... Read more...

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Ofcom censures Frankie Boyle’s joke about Katie Price’s disabled son


April 5th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 5 (ANI): Scottish comedian Frankie Boyle and Channel 4 have been censured by media regulator Ofcom for broadcasting "offensive" jokes about model Katie Price a.k.a. Jordan and her disabled son ... Read more...

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Govt. to constitute mechanism to monitor content on television


March 15th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 15 (ANI): Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni on Tuesday informed that the Government would soon announce a self-regulatory mechanism with representation from civil society to monitor content ... Read more...

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Adverts will target individuals to prevent channel hopping


March 15th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 15 (ANI): Television viewers in the UK face watching "personalised advertisements" under a new scheme that is will target people depending on their consumer habits, it has emerged. BSkyB is ... Read more...

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Beauty queen disqualified from Miss Florida pageant over porn past


March 13th, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 13 (ANI): A beauty queen, who was crowned Miss Weston USA in February, has been disqualified from taking part in the Miss Florida pageant after it was discovered that she ... Read more...

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Britain - a nation of secret telly addicts who watch 4 hrs of TV daily


March 5th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 5 (ANI): A study has claimed that Britain is a nation of secret telly addicts, who watch a third more television than they think they do.Research has revealed most believe ... Read more...

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Crowd gives sexism-row referee Massey unwelcoming chants on return to Premier League


February 14th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 14 (ANI): Assistant referee Sian Massey, who became a subject of a sexism scandal over Sky News presenters' comments during a game between Wolverhampton and Liverpool last month, has reportedly ... Read more...

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BBC ‘lowering its standards to hire more ethnic minorities’


February 14th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 14 (ANI): A former BBC executive has accused the corporation of lowering its standards to hire more ethnic minorities.Indian-born Samir Shah, a former head of current affairs, has cited Radio ... Read more...

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Brits adopting American-style pronunciation of certain words


February 6th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 6 (ANI): British people are now adopting the American-style pronunciation of certain words.Interim results of a study by the British Library suggested a third of Britons taking part now adopt ... Read more...

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London’s Royal Wedding could be screened in 3D


February 4th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Broadcasters in Britain are very ecstatic with the idea of screening the royal wedding in 3D. The royal wedding is going to be held this year on the ... Read more...

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TBS & TNT bleep Natalie Portman’s SAG speech


January 31st, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The broadcasters of the Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday had to bleep part of the speech of Natalie Portman after she accepted a prize.TBS and ... Read more...

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Hungary could face legal action over media law


January 23rd, 2011 - 4:46 am ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- The European Union (EU) has given Hungary two weeks to show that the country's new media law, which allegedly breaches press freedom, complies with EU rules, the German ... Read more...

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PCB introduces grading system for Pak umpires


January 21st, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan 21(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board has enforced a new policy of grading the performance of umpires in the wake of complaints against sub-standard umpiring in the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy final.The ... Read more...

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Figure Skater Johnny Weir Comes out of Closet in New Book


January 8th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Although he admits that he is not a fan of labels, Champion Figure Skater Johnny Weir has stepped out of the closet to give himself one, he is ... Read more...

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Latif calls for strict ICC steps to get rid of spot-fixing menace


January 5th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 5(ANI): Former Pakistan captain Rashid Latif has reiterated that spot-fixing threatens to damage the game further if not stopped by the International Cricket Council (ICC)' s anti-corruption unit."I guarantee ... Read more...

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