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Forum: Broadcasting Yesterday, 22:03
Replies: 216
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Posted By ohglobbits
Good find! It's nice to have the whole document...

Good find! It's nice to have the whole document to peruse. It is fair and well structured. However the part titled 'scale and scope' is the one that seems the most unfair.

To quote from page...
Forum: Music Yesterday, 20:10
Replies: 27
Views: 903
Posted By ohglobbits
Artistically, The White Album. But Sergeant's...

Artistically, The White Album. But Sergeant's Pepper's Lonely Heart band was the album that cemented their success.
Forum: Broadcasting Yesterday, 09:39
Replies: 216
Views: 5,454
Posted By ohglobbits
Yes, it's an interesting question. Perhaps the...

Yes, it's an interesting question. Perhaps the Green Paper (http://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-33556009) can offer an answer.

"This does not mean that the BBC should not be entertaining; it...
Forum: Broadcasting 29-08-2015, 13:43
Replies: 15
Views: 763
Posted By ohglobbits
The deal struck by Tony Hall with the BBC doesn't...

The deal struck by Tony Hall with the BBC doesn't necessarily leave them out of pocket. The charter review contains an oppurtunity for the BBC to set out its vision and that includes deciding whether...
Forum: General Discussion 28-08-2015, 20:58
Replies: 76
Views: 1,940
Posted By ohglobbits
Meole Brace just outside Shrewsbury.

Meole Brace just outside Shrewsbury.
Forum: Soaps 28-08-2015, 20:46
Replies: 49
Views: 1,971
Posted By ohglobbits
The soaps go through so many peaks and troughs it...

The soaps go through so many peaks and troughs it is difficult to identify a golden period. They tend to excel when new producers take over and successfully create a new cast in the style of Bill...
Forum: Music 28-08-2015, 19:15
Replies: 3
Views: 384
Posted By ohglobbits
Didn't they leave this one decade too late?

Didn't they leave this one decade too late?
Forum: Broadcasting 28-08-2015, 19:12
Replies: 15
Views: 763
Posted By ohglobbits
Okay so the OP has started another 'BBC should go...

Okay so the OP has started another 'BBC should go subscription' bait thread but the premise is an important question. The BBC do look regressive with their plans to shut down BBC News and BBC Three...
Forum: Broadcasting 27-08-2015, 17:47
Replies: 41
Views: 2,288
Posted By ohglobbits
Tony Hall is basically the only person blocking...

Tony Hall is basically the only person blocking James Harding's plan at least according to the Private Eye report quoted on here. Of course the evil tory cuts are a good scapegoat for this.

What...
Forum: Broadcasting 27-08-2015, 08:33
Replies: 216
Views: 5,454
Posted By ohglobbits
ITV have reduced the number of hours of drama by...

ITV have reduced the number of hours of drama by 65% since 2008, the largest cuts by any UK broadcaster. link...
Forum: Broadcasting 26-08-2015, 08:55
Replies: 18
Views: 1,126
Posted By ohglobbits
Family Guy, Russell Howard and some programme...

Family Guy, Russell Howard and some programme about hair stylists. They didn't exactly bring the cream over to BBC2.
Forum: Broadcasting 26-08-2015, 03:29
Replies: 292
Views: 6,056
Posted By ohglobbits
The BBC aren't responsible for the drastic cuts...

The BBC aren't responsible for the drastic cuts in Council funding. The BBC have their own tax the nature of which will be decided soon. And specious comparisons with the NHS, schools and libraries...
Forum: Broadcasting 25-08-2015, 23:35
Replies: 292
Views: 6,056
Posted By ohglobbits
That manky wotsit not seen since Jim'll Fix It...

That manky wotsit not seen since Jim'll Fix It ended circa 1990 doesn't define the BBC anymore he does the other institutions he worked/did charity work for.
Forum: Broadcasting 25-08-2015, 22:33
Replies: 292
Views: 6,056
Posted By ohglobbits
Top Gear is BBC Worldwide's baby. Not a penny of...

Top Gear is BBC Worldwide's baby. Not a penny of licence fee money goes into paying for Top Gear's production. It's very different to The Voice for instance where the licence fee payer foots the...
Forum: Broadcasting 25-08-2015, 22:11
Replies: 292
Views: 6,056
Posted By ohglobbits
Generally rural communities club together to pay...

Generally rural communities club together to pay whoever (BT Openreach in the case of the uk) is responsible for providing Broadband to connect their community. If the pictures of people with laptops...
Forum: TV Shows: US 25-08-2015, 21:45
Replies: 10
Views: 676
Posted By ohglobbits
For every celebrity there is someone else, be...

For every celebrity there is someone else, be they an author, entrepreneur or politician. Seems he's on a mission to educate as well as entertain hoping that the audience who tune in to see Scarlet...
Forum: Broadcasting 25-08-2015, 20:26
Replies: 292
Views: 6,056
Posted By ohglobbits
We seem to be on the same page here. :)

We seem to be on the same page here. :)
Forum: Broadcasting 25-08-2015, 19:40
Replies: 292
Views: 6,056
Posted By ohglobbits
I also posted on the first two pages as well....

I also posted on the first two pages as well. Usually I'm more on the side of the BBC but I guess studies like this and posters like you and Ash have drawn me to the dark side. :p
Forum: Broadcasting 25-08-2015, 18:14
Replies: 292
Views: 6,056
Posted By ohglobbits
I think there should be another deprevation study...

I think there should be another deprevation study made to see how badly well paid BBC stars will suffer if there were to be no BBC. Then they can release a deprivation index where we see which stars...
Forum: General Discussion 25-08-2015, 16:18
Replies: 57
Views: 2,514
Posted By ohglobbits
I agree, there is nothing terrible about raising...

I agree, there is nothing terrible about raising the standard of pub grub while keeping the traditional aspect of the pub and not overdoing it on the prices of food and drink. Places that do this and...
Forum: Broadcasting 25-08-2015, 14:20
Replies: 292
Views: 6,056
Posted By ohglobbits
Someone who appears to work for BBC News started...

Someone who appears to work for BBC News started a thread (http://forums.digitalspy.co.uk/showthread.php?t=2097246) suggesting it was a foregone conclusion. According to a poster in the same thread,...
Forum: Broadcasting 25-08-2015, 10:25
Replies: 9
Views: 619
Posted By ohglobbits
Who will notice the difference if it's still on...

Who will notice the difference if it's still on the same theme of 'ordinary people going about their lives'. They're so bland and ineffectual. Even the ITV logo is see-through.
Forum: Broadcasting 25-08-2015, 09:29
Replies: 292
Views: 6,056
Posted By ohglobbits
Well, I really value the BBC news channel but...

Well, I really value the BBC news channel but they seem hell bent on moving it online whatever the outcome of the charter review. I just am not happy with the BBC threatening to can prettymuch every...
Forum: Broadcasting 25-08-2015, 08:11
Replies: 292
Views: 6,056
Posted By ohglobbits
But the BBC defence still seems to be 'all or...

But the BBC defence still seems to be 'all or nothing', 'What if there were no BBC' while planning to move essential services online like the BBC News channel
Forum: Broadcasting 24-08-2015, 10:49
Replies: 63
Views: 2,724
Posted By ohglobbits
The context is whether or not Alex Salmond had...

The context is whether or not Alex Salmond had answered a question posed by Nick Robinson about RBS moving their headquarters. Apparently Alex Salmond did but maybe not fully but then Nick Robonson...
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