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Forum: Broadcasting 28-06-2014, 11:40
Replies: 647
Views: 62,910
Posted By mike1948
How many days is she doing? If it is five it is...

How many days is she doing? If it is five it is hardly surprising she is tired. She is a single parent of three, I believe, so after she gets home the work starts in earnest again. She must have a...
Forum: Broadcasting 27-06-2014, 15:29
Replies: 182
Views: 9,017
Posted By mike1948
It would not be surprising if BBC journalists...

It would not be surprising if BBC journalists vote for strike action after the announcement of the job cuts.
Forum: Broadcasting 26-06-2014, 22:19
Replies: 74
Views: 4,843
Posted By mike1948
Interesting piece...

Interesting piece here:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/tvandradio/bbc/10929289/Newsnight-is-made-by-13-year-olds-says-Jeremy-Paxman.html
Forum: Broadcasting 23-06-2014, 08:29
Replies: 182
Views: 9,017
Posted By mike1948
I am pretty sure that the BBC has a rule about...

I am pretty sure that the BBC has a rule about couples not working together.
Forum: Broadcasting 20-06-2014, 10:06
Replies: 182
Views: 9,017
Posted By mike1948
ITV News - ITN is the company - wins plenty of...

ITV News - ITN is the company - wins plenty of industry awards. To say it is in decline is clearly not true. ITV cannot walk away from the requirement to have national and international news.
Forum: Broadcasting 07-06-2014, 20:24
Replies: 60
Views: 4,262
Posted By mike1948
I bet the Express and Star will lose interest in...

I bet the Express and Star will lose interest in everything on C5 after the sale! BB will no longer get saturation coverage.
Forum: Broadcasting 07-06-2014, 20:08
Replies: 60
Views: 4,262
Posted By mike1948
Channel 5 is no longer owned by Express...

Channel 5 is no longer owned by Express proprietor Richard Desmond. He sold it recently to the US group...
Forum: Broadcasting 30-04-2014, 19:54
Replies: 647
Views: 62,910
Posted By mike1948
Whether you are interested in the royals or not,...

Whether you are interested in the royals or not, it is impossible to deny that what they do is not newsworthy.

I am not particularly interested in over-paid men kicking bags of wind around but I...
Forum: Broadcasting 30-04-2014, 19:46
Replies: 74
Views: 4,843
Posted By mike1948
He cannot need the money. I wish some of the...

He cannot need the money. I wish some of the other old stagers would step down as well and give younger people a chance. John Humphrys springs to mind and there are others.
Forum: Broadcasting 30-04-2014, 07:28
Replies: 647
Views: 62,910
Posted By mike1948
She does the Postcode Lottery ad that is aired to...

She does the Postcode Lottery ad that is aired to death on Sky News. I have to mute the sound to avoid her or, better, turn off the TV. Dreadful.
Forum: Broadcasting 28-04-2014, 07:11
Replies: 647
Views: 62,910
Posted By mike1948
I thought that too! Although they are exposed...

I thought that too! Although they are exposed during the face to face interviews.

I am quite impressed. The pace is fast. On-screen graphics are a little distracting and where there should be...
Forum: Broadcasting 25-04-2014, 21:56
Replies: 29
Views: 1,987
Posted By mike1948
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Forum: Broadcasting 08-04-2014, 12:45
Replies: 56
Views: 4,035
Posted By mike1948
In British terms there is a more important trial...

In British terms there is a more important trial taking place at the moment and it has not had a tenth of the coverage of that of Pistorius.

I refer to that of the former deputy speaker of the...
Forum: Broadcasting 08-04-2014, 12:14
Replies: 56
Views: 4,035
Posted By mike1948
Sky's OTT coverage of the Pistorius trial

Is anyone else absolutely bored stiff with the seeming endless coverage of the Pistorius trial on Sky News? I think they have vastly over-estimated the interest in the story, merely because they can...
Forum: Politics 18-03-2014, 10:37
Replies: 92
Views: 2,565
Posted By mike1948
Call me old-fashioned but I think that children...

Call me old-fashioned but I think that children are best looked after by one or other parent, rather than a child minder.

House prices are expensive enough as they are already and this subsidy will...
Forum: Broadcasting 03-03-2014, 18:31
Replies: 723
Views: 55,851
Posted By mike1948
She used to work for ITN as a newsreader, then...

She used to work for ITN as a newsreader, then for ITV Meridian as a presenter before joining Sky.
Forum: Advice 26-02-2014, 09:31
Replies: 10
Views: 889
Posted By mike1948
I have booked my last two cruises by phoning...

I have booked my last two cruises by phoning www.cruise.co.uk (freephone number on the website). I have found them to be very helpful. What's more, if you sign up for their regular emails you will...
Forum: Politics 24-02-2014, 19:38
Replies: 1,569
Views: 56,585
Posted By mike1948
Election coming up in just over a year's...

Election coming up in just over a year's time...the Mail is dredging up smears. Nothing new there.

Then there was the ludicrous front page story in the Mail on Sunday (Feb 23) about the shadow...
Forum: Showbiz 24-02-2014, 17:09
Replies: 102
Views: 16,578
Posted By mike1948
Like John McCririck and Jeremy Clarkson.

Like John McCririck and Jeremy Clarkson.
Forum: Broadcasting 22-02-2014, 19:01
Replies: 723
Views: 55,851
Posted By mike1948
She has kids who are based in London as, I...

She has kids who are based in London as, I premuse, is her partner. BBC Breakfast is based in Manchester which means Suzanne has to live up there for however many nights it is per week.

ITV can...
Forum: General Discussion 22-02-2014, 17:55
Replies: 136
Views: 2,834
Posted By mike1948
Ban public schools and those who could afford it...

Ban public schools and those who could afford it would send their kids to school in Ireland, the US, or wherever there was a comparable private education.

Those with money can get their kids...
Forum: Broadcasting 19-02-2014, 22:53
Replies: 723
Views: 55,851
Posted By mike1948
Fiona Phillips does the Postcode Lottery ad which...

Fiona Phillips does the Postcode Lottery ad which is currently being aired to death on Sky News. I have to mute the sound when she comes on because she is dreadful. Seems she is scratching around for...
Forum: Showbiz 19-02-2014, 17:03
Replies: 102
Views: 16,578
Posted By mike1948
It was Lloyd Webber who threatened to quit...

It was Lloyd Webber who threatened to quit Britain.

Tarbuck appeared at a Tory pre-election rally during the Thatcher era.
Forum: Showbiz 19-02-2014, 14:08
Replies: 102
Views: 16,578
Posted By mike1948
Do you remember what happened when Labour's...

Do you remember what happened when Labour's leader was Michael Foot? In 1983 they had the lowest share of the vote in any general election since 1918. That was because Labour had adopted a very...
Forum: Technical 19-02-2014, 11:14
Replies: 58
Views: 6,864
Posted By mike1948
I am in Southampton and all of the Rowridge...

I am in Southampton and all of the Rowridge channels are ok. Suggest you rotate the aerial so that the elements are vertical but still aimed at Rowridge.
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