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Forum: Broadcasting Today, 21:49
Replies: 1,061
Views: 36,147
Posted By mikw
Which broadcaster doesn't show repeats? Is the...

Which broadcaster doesn't show repeats?

Is the new stuff really "all soaps"?

Which broadcaster showed the most new programming this Christmas?
Forum: Broadcasting Today, 20:25
Replies: 1,061
Views: 36,147
Posted By mikw
And was later revealed as being a joke...

And was later revealed as being a joke...
Forum: Broadcasting Today, 19:22
Replies: 1,061
Views: 36,147
Posted By mikw
JE always sounds plausible, but his analysis is...

JE always sounds plausible, but his analysis is too one sided to he taken seriously for the most part.

Questioninng why the licence fee doesn't go down but seems totally unaware how much more the...
Forum: Broadcasting Yesterday, 11:30
Replies: 21
Views: 915
Posted By mikw
Sky's own ratings system is more to get...

Sky's own ratings system is more to get demographic information for those who are watching so they can be sold targeted advertising.

Interestly, regarding the amount of people watching, it tallies...
Forum: Broadcasting 26-12-2014, 18:05
Replies: 1,061
Views: 36,147
Posted By mikw
I suggest you do some research on this, you are...

I suggest you do some research on this, you are woefully short of knowledge. Go to any commercial broadcasting organisation and you'll find that many staff have been trained by the BBC.

The...
Forum: Broadcasting 26-12-2014, 18:01
Replies: 25
Views: 1,985
Posted By mikw
Again, nobody is "forced" to pay, you can opt...

Again, nobody is "forced" to pay, you can opt out.

And to use your logic, surely subscription media should charge less to cover the days when not many are watching?
Forum: Broadcasting 26-12-2014, 17:58
Replies: 35
Views: 1,915
Posted By mikw
Nothing to do with games consoles, tablets,...

Nothing to do with games consoles, tablets, internet or social change then?
Forum: Broadcasting 26-12-2014, 15:43
Replies: 1,061
Views: 36,147
Posted By mikw
What's that got to do with what I said?

What's that got to do with what I said?
Forum: Broadcasting 26-12-2014, 08:52
Replies: 1,061
Views: 36,147
Posted By mikw
Perhaps it's not as black and white as you think....

Perhaps it's not as black and white as you think. Read the credits for Downton Abbey - you'll see a lot of people in the list who wouldn't be there if they hadn't been trained at the BBC in the first...
Forum: Broadcasting 24-12-2014, 22:06
Replies: 1,061
Views: 36,147
Posted By mikw
Alright for Hendero to insult then?

Alright for Hendero to insult then?
Forum: Music 24-12-2014, 21:51
Replies: 2
Views: 402
Posted By mikw
Well, it would be a nice surprise for the fans. I...

Well, it would be a nice surprise for the fans. I hope sp, she cheers me up.
Forum: Broadcasting 24-12-2014, 21:44
Replies: 1,061
Views: 36,147
Posted By mikw
You were alledging insults but you started that...

You were alledging insults but you started that with the Tweedledum and tweedledee insult. Didn't you?
Forum: Broadcasting 24-12-2014, 20:41
Replies: 1,061
Views: 36,147
Posted By mikw
Do it then, opt out while you still can. The...

Do it then, opt out while you still can. The current funding method does provide that option.

A replacement may not.
Forum: Broadcasting 24-12-2014, 20:18
Replies: 41
Views: 2,423
Posted By mikw
How is providing a safer alternative to smoking...

How is providing a safer alternative to smoking "disgusting" exactly?
Forum: Broadcasting 24-12-2014, 20:12
Replies: 1,061
Views: 36,147
Posted By mikw
It was zz9 in one of his many...

It was zz9 in one of his many hypotheticals.[/QUOTE]

It was YOU who started the insults with your "Tweedledee and Tweedledum" jibe.
Forum: Broadcasting 24-12-2014, 20:07
Replies: 1,061
Views: 36,147
Posted By mikw
Until another funding method can provide the same...

Until another funding method can provide the same amount, diversity and quality of TV and radio as the BBC does, and at the same cost per viewer, then quite easily I would imagine.
Forum: Broadcasting 24-12-2014, 20:04
Replies: 1,061
Views: 36,147
Posted By mikw
So, you occassionally get a letter? I assume...

So, you occassionally get a letter?

I assume you realise that the Nazis did a bit more that, makes the comparison nonsensical, doesn't it?!?!
Forum: Broadcasting 22-12-2014, 22:41
Replies: 262
Views: 12,663
Posted By mikw
Well, they do with subscription media, it's...

Well, they do with subscription media, it's called bundling, you have to pay for things you don't want there.
Forum: Broadcasting 22-12-2014, 22:38
Replies: 262
Views: 12,663
Posted By mikw
A rather complicated way to do it and it relies...

A rather complicated way to do it and it relies totally on yourself doing the research - and it's not exactly "virtually nothing".

Like i said, it relies on people paying several hundres of pounds a...
Forum: Broadcasting 22-12-2014, 22:30
Replies: 1,061
Views: 36,147
Posted By mikw
I agree, and it's a waste of time wondering why...

I agree, and it's a waste of time wondering why the BBC did nothing (other than report him to the police) based on evidence that we know only came to light recently..
Forum: Broadcasting 22-12-2014, 10:08
Replies: 262
Views: 12,663
Posted By mikw
This is entirely dependent on it costing so much...

This is entirely dependent on it costing so much in the first place, and people paying hundreds of pounds a year for channels they don't want or need.

Of course, if the average customer spend on the...
Forum: Broadcasting 22-12-2014, 10:01
Replies: 1,061
Views: 36,147
Posted By mikw
To be fair, Hendero did call Carl "Tweedledum" in...

To be fair, Hendero did call Carl "Tweedledum" in a post - i take it you missed it...
Forum: Radio 21-12-2014, 21:11
Replies: 10
Views: 1,342
Posted By mikw
Better if he changed his name to Tony...

Better if he changed his name to Tony Bannockburn?:D
Forum: Broadcasting 21-12-2014, 20:55
Replies: 1,061
Views: 36,147
Posted By mikw
The BBC told the police of the allegations. The...

The BBC told the police of the allegations. The police investigated and found no evidence. So, in the eyes of the law at the time, Savile was a free man and had no case to answer. You can't do...
Forum: Broadcasting 21-12-2014, 20:48
Replies: 262
Views: 12,663
Posted By mikw
I believe that was the point i was trying to...

I believe that was the point i was trying to make. The tWO methods are actually quite similar. But when you opt out of paying the tvl you can still watch catch up. You can do that with pay TV too,...
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