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Forum: TV Shows: UK 27-08-2014, 23:35
Replies: 4,236
Views: 211,879
Posted By Newcastle
Agreed. This thread in particular is full of...

Agreed. This thread in particular is full of people that actively want the BBC to act aggressively commercial. How utterly contradictory to its purpose.
Forum: General Discussion 27-08-2014, 22:20
Replies: 412
Views: 10,659
Posted By Newcastle
So get the kid to kill the housebreaker? Hand...

So get the kid to kill the housebreaker?


Hand over the iPhone rather than kill the mugger? Probably best for the kids long term mental state.


Killing someone would most likely be a traumatic...
Forum: General Discussion 27-08-2014, 22:05
Replies: 412
Views: 10,659
Posted By Newcastle
If said 8 year old is walking home from school I...

If said 8 year old is walking home from school I wouldn't expect said 8 year old to be carrying a gun.

Also, I think I'd rather teach the kid to hand over all of their replaceable belongings to the...
Forum: General Discussion 27-08-2014, 22:04
Replies: 412
Views: 10,659
Posted By Newcastle
Nor do I think that this accident had anything to...

Nor do I think that this accident had anything to do with the child's level of maturity. I just do not agree with shooting ranges allowing entry of children to train with automatic weapons.
Forum: General Discussion 27-08-2014, 22:00
Replies: 412
Views: 10,659
Posted By Newcastle
I wouldn't expect an 8 year old to be the one...

I wouldn't expect an 8 year old to be the one confronting said american rapist/housebreaker/mugger. Arming children? Seriously?
Forum: General Discussion 27-08-2014, 21:52
Replies: 412
Views: 10,659
Posted By Newcastle
I disagree. Your view leads that a child is an...

I disagree. Your view leads that a child is an equal to an adult. An adult can choose to go shooting, I don't care, but a child has not reached that level of informed decision making.

This...
Forum: General Discussion 27-08-2014, 21:41
Replies: 168
Views: 7,404
Posted By Newcastle
I do not see any problem in Macmillan promoting...

I do not see any problem in Macmillan promoting donating to them as an option. Advertising their donation code and number is welcomed by those of us that choose to donate to Macmillan.
Forum: General Discussion 27-08-2014, 21:32
Replies: 168
Views: 7,404
Posted By Newcastle
You should donate to a charity close to your...

You should donate to a charity close to your heart, don't be led by a media & Facebook frenzy.
Forum: General Discussion 27-08-2014, 21:30
Replies: 168
Views: 7,404
Posted By Newcastle
Well said! The outrage over who people choose to...

Well said! The outrage over who people choose to donate to is beyond a joke. I'll donate to which ever charity I choose.
Forum: Politics 25-08-2014, 21:17
Replies: 764
Views: 18,407
Posted By Newcastle
I agree. I thought the STV debate was nicely...

I agree. I thought the STV debate was nicely balanced. This one is like question time.

It's actually quite farcical.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 13-08-2014, 19:30
Replies: 4,236
Views: 211,879
Posted By Newcastle
No, that's a terrible idea. Nice on paper, not in...

No, that's a terrible idea. Nice on paper, not in reality.

Putting aside the fact that they struggle to find ratings winners 8pm till 10pm as it is (maybe focus on that block first)... How would...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 12-07-2014, 09:51
Replies: 8,759
Views: 494,062
Posted By Newcastle
No adverts for EastEnders mid coverage then?

No adverts for EastEnders mid coverage then?
Forum: TV Shows: UK 06-07-2014, 18:47
Replies: 2,764
Views: 213,722
Posted By Newcastle
Therein lies the crux. The current on air 'news...

Therein lies the crux. The current on air 'news doesn't sleep' campaign speaks for itself. Some will continue to believe those unsourced red tops, others will see the "story" contradicted by the...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 06-07-2014, 16:29
Replies: 2,764
Views: 213,722
Posted By Newcastle
I believe that no company would focus a marketing...

I believe that no company would focus a marketing campaign on the element which is reportedly a factor in making people turn off. I honestly don't understand how you can't see the contradiction here....
Forum: TV Shows: UK 06-07-2014, 16:03
Replies: 2,764
Views: 213,722
Posted By Newcastle
The tabloid report you are quoting states: “And...

The tabloid report you are quoting states:
“And it is felt the focus on news is out of sync with what the British public want – more weather, fun stories, competitions and fluff.”
If that were true...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 06-07-2014, 15:36
Replies: 2,764
Views: 213,722
Posted By Newcastle
Well that tabloid report obviously isn't correct,...

Well that tabloid report obviously isn't correct, otherwise they wouldn't be running umpteen promo's promoting a news angle.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 26-06-2014, 00:35
Replies: 8,759
Views: 494,062
Posted By Newcastle
Did you miss the Guardian article re ITV...

Did you miss the Guardian article re ITV Encore:

"As a result, ITV Encore is – as a senior ITV source puts it – “profitable from day one”. Its metrics of success are also different from ITV’s...
Forum: Broadcasting 20-06-2014, 22:12
Replies: 182
Views: 9,859
Posted By Newcastle
No surprise that they are angry. I would be too...

No surprise that they are angry. I would be too if I was facing potential redundancy and my employer continued to recruit externally.
Forum: Broadcasting 19-06-2014, 00:22
Replies: 182
Views: 9,859
Posted By Newcastle
Regardless of if the position is advertised or...

Regardless of if the position is advertised or not, is it ethical for a company reportedly making 500 BBC News staff (plus 100 more) redundant to be be hiring externally? People move between BBC,...
Forum: Broadcasting 17-06-2014, 20:48
Replies: 182
Views: 9,859
Posted By Newcastle
Not at all. I don't really have an opinion either...

Not at all. I don't really have an opinion either way on her. I just think it's awful that BBC News are about to make people redundant and at the same time hiring people from ITV. I just think it's...
Forum: Broadcasting 17-06-2014, 18:50
Replies: 182
Views: 9,859
Posted By Newcastle
I feel so sorry for the hundreds of BBC news...

I feel so sorry for the hundreds of BBC news staff facing potential redundancy, must be a bit of a kick in teeth so see your employer hiring staff from ITV whilst making BBC staff face the...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 27-05-2014, 09:52
Replies: 7,127
Views: 394,440
Posted By Newcastle
Corrie was at 9.1m with a 38 share

Corrie was at 9.1m with a 38 share
Forum: Broadcasting 04-05-2014, 15:49
Replies: 647
Views: 65,029
Posted By Newcastle
Well said.

Well said.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 02-05-2014, 12:12
Replies: 2,764
Views: 213,722
Posted By Newcastle
A tad melodramatic. Viewing figures during...

A tad melodramatic. Viewing figures during breakfast time move like an oil tanker. There is no instant fix that would see viewing figures double in a week! GMB viewing figures are fine so far....
Forum: TV Shows: UK 20-04-2014, 14:42
Replies: 53
Views: 4,160
Posted By Newcastle
Curiosity? Not enough people know about it to see...

Curiosity? Not enough people know about it to see figures that high. Go and ask someone with no interest in TV and see if they know the launch date, or even anything about it. Daybreak had the...
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