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Forum: Broadcasting Today, 18:21
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Views: 2,402
Posted By mossy2103
But you can get iPlayer either by hooking up your...

But you can get iPlayer either by hooking up your laptop via HDMI, or buying a Chromecast, Fire TV, Fire Stick or Nexus TV device
Forum: Broadcasting Today, 18:17
Replies: 19
Views: 670
Posted By mossy2103
Yes, you could treat it like that if you wanted,...

Yes, you could treat it like that if you wanted, but it would still be Windows 8.1 regardless.

No, the reason was that No. 21 was originally the first house in the street (a show home actually,...
Forum: Broadcasting Today, 18:10
Replies: 149
Views: 8,168
Posted By mossy2103
In this country, there seems to be little...

In this country, there seems to be little widespread enthusiasm to watch Winter Olympics sports though, and that' the problem for the BBC - do they spend a lot of scarce sports budget and devote many...
Forum: Broadcasting Today, 17:32
Replies: 124
Views: 2,402
Posted By mossy2103
As the MIA carried out by/on behalf of Ofcom,...

As the MIA carried out by/on behalf of Ofcom, then you appear to be saying that you are disagreeing with Ofcom's research and conclusions - perhaps you might like to share your MIA findings? ...
Forum: Broadcasting Today, 17:02
Replies: 124
Views: 2,402
Posted By mossy2103
Which is precisely why there is an MIA.

Which is precisely why there is an MIA.
Forum: Broadcasting Today, 16:22
Replies: 19
Views: 670
Posted By mossy2103
I really do wonder if people have the same...

I really do wonder if people have the same concerns about there being no Windows 9.

Or the street where I lived as a boy where there was no number 19 (the houses went 13, 15, 17, 21, 23)


It's...
Forum: Broadcasting Today, 16:14
Replies: 124
Views: 2,402
Posted By mossy2103
It does not compete for ad revenue, neither...

It does not compete for ad revenue, neither should it compete for viewers (or need to compete).

But as I have just posted in the other thread, the BBC has an in-built advantage over conmmercial...
Forum: Broadcasting Today, 16:09
Replies: 124
Views: 2,402
Posted By mossy2103
But due to the unique funding method for the BBC...

But due to the unique funding method for the BBC (one which does give it an adfvantage over commercial broadcasters), the Trust has to conduct a Market Impact Assessment to ensure that commercial...
Forum: Broadcasting Today, 16:02
Replies: 124
Views: 2,402
Posted By mossy2103
At the expense of commercial channels, which was...

At the expense of commercial channels, which was a reason that the Trust rejected the proposal.
Forum: Broadcasting Today, 16:01
Replies: 124
Views: 2,402
Posted By mossy2103
And the Trust's view is that a BBC one+1 channel...

And the Trust's view is that a BBC one+1 channel would effectively be a new BBC channel to take viewers away from commercial channels, and thereby impacting those commercial channels.
Forum: Broadcasting Today, 07:12
Replies: 19
Views: 670
Posted By mossy2103
Not annoying at all - it's just a name, nothing...

Not annoying at all - it's just a name, nothing more. No rebrand needed (especially as the BBC Three brand will still exist)


But somehow, people seem to get o hung up on this.
Forum: Broadcasting Today, 07:10
Replies: 149
Views: 8,168
Posted By mossy2103
As things stand, the Charter under which the...

As things stand, the Charter under which the operate prevents them from doing that, even if they wanted to.
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 19:08
Replies: 81
Views: 2,074
Posted By mossy2103
Correct.

Correct.
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 19:07
Replies: 81
Views: 2,074
Posted By mossy2103
The point is that he should also be whining about...

The point is that he should also be whining about what all the other major UK media outlets and broadcasters are calling it.
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 18:53
Replies: 81
Views: 2,074
Posted By mossy2103
So, whilst I see what you are saying, they are...

So, whilst I see what you are saying, they are politicising the national broadcaster, a broadcaster that is supposed to be above politics.
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 18:51
Replies: 81
Views: 2,074
Posted By mossy2103
Maybe it furthers one of the Tories' crusades...

Maybe it furthers one of the Tories' crusades against the BBC, or maybe, as I said in my post, he actually realises that the BBC and its brand is valuable and influential.

But he should have been...
Forum: Broadcasting Yesterday, 17:51
Replies: 82
Views: 5,010
Posted By mossy2103
Now maybe if they had not been constrained by the...

Now maybe if they had not been constrained by the last LF settlement, and the requirement to fund additional whims & fancies from the last Government, and if various MPs had not made noises about the...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 17:29
Replies: 81
Views: 2,074
Posted By mossy2103
And meanwhile, target the BBC whilst ignoring...

And meanwhile, target the BBC whilst ignoring many (most if not all?) UK broadcasters and media outlets who use the same wording

For example, this headline and first part of this current Sky News...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 10:07
Replies: 226
Views: 3,677
Posted By mossy2103
I'd prefer the best people for the job, not some...

I'd prefer the best people for the job, not some pc, box-ticking exercise.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 28-06-2015, 16:06
Replies: 403
Views: 30,319
Posted By mossy2103
Indeed - the famous Diana Gould Belgrano question...

Indeed - the famous Diana Gould Belgrano question to Thatcher, and the skateboarding duck. Quite a mixture.
Forum: Politics 28-06-2015, 11:53
Replies: 941
Views: 28,489
Posted By mossy2103
Indeed. ECB Liquidity Funding ceases today...

Indeed.

ECB Liquidity Funding ceases today (according to reports)

Credit controls introduced for tomorrow

Greece defaults on its loan commitments on Tuesday.
Forum: Politics 28-06-2015, 11:07
Replies: 941
Views: 28,489
Posted By mossy2103
Hence the snap/shock referendum.

Hence the snap/shock referendum.
Forum: Politics 28-06-2015, 10:30
Replies: 941
Views: 28,489
Posted By mossy2103
From Robert...

From Robert Peston:


http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-33303304
Forum: TV Shows: UK 28-06-2015, 10:14
Replies: 7,875
Views: 560,093
Posted By mossy2103
I'm sure that I read somewhere this morning that...

I'm sure that I read somewhere this morning that the match will now be on BBC one. Can't find the story though.


Edited:

Not the original story that I saw, but from the BBC Sport coverage...
Forum: Politics 28-06-2015, 09:55
Replies: 941
Views: 28,489
Posted By mossy2103
I can recall many years ago at the start of the...

I can recall many years ago at the start of the financial crisis that David Buik (from BGC Partners at that time) described Greece as a basket case, during an appearance on the BBC World News...
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