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Tuesday 26 October 2021, AM

Work on mobile network could affect TV signals in Berwick

Restore TV exists to ensure we all can continue to access free to view TV as mobile services are improved across the country. Any viewers who experience new interference to free to view TV should contact Restore TV on 0808 13 13 800 or go to https//restoretv. -
Sunday 24 October 2021, AM

Channel 4 subtitles returning after fire disruption - BBC News

Broadcasting watchdog Ofcom said it had received around 500 complaints about Channel 4's outage, which cut off subtitles, audio description and sign language services. Viewers of its website and on demand service All 4 should now begin to see subtitles on flagship programmes after a switch to a back-up system, the channel said. - link
Friday 22 October 2021, PM


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Thursday 21 October 2021, AM

No FM switch off in the UK until at least 2030 says DCMS - RadioToday

FM should continue until at least 2030 in the UK according to a Digital Radio and Audio Review by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport. Previously, the Digital Radio Action Plan proposed that the earliest date that the government could consider setting a switch-off timetable for FM and AM networks was when digital accounted for at least 50 percent of all UK radio listening. - link
Wednesday 20 October 2021, PM

Climate change and the challenge for media

BBC music Radio podcasts Hi Katie razzall, and this is the media show from BBC Radio 4 hello heat pumps net-zero the Paris agreement with less than 2 weeks to go and till cop26 with being deluged with detail and jargon, how much do you actually understand about climate change? Do you even know what…

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Rolling out BBC One in high definition across England

The BBC already broadcasts BBC One in HD in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, and we're now extending this to regional versions of BBC One HD in England too. BBC One HD versions from regions in England will first become available to viewers on internet-connected TV platforms first, including Sky Glass from today - and in the following months, BBC iPlayer will also switch from standard definition to high definition for the regional versions of BBC One in England. - link
Tuesday 19 October 2021, PM

Channel 4 subtitles to remain unavailable until mid-November

Subtitles, audio descriptions and signed broadcasts are likely to remain unavailable to viewers of Channel 4 until mid-November, after an incident in September severely affected the broadcaster's output. In the incident on 25 September, channels including Channel 4, More4, Channel 5 and S4C were taken off air. - link
Friday 15 October 2021, PM

New BBC Studios Boss At Last Where Are Channel 4 s Subtitles?

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BBC sounds music Radio podcasts between politicians and their interviewers is sometimes first, but when the customer today's Nick Robinson at the Conservative Party Conference the atmosphere became rather warm not to say heated stop talking that was part of the first today interview for 2 years did…

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Thursday 14 October 2021, AM

New radio campaign launched for Digital Radio UK – RadioToday

A new digital radio campaign has launched on commercial radio as part of a Digital Radio UK initiative to help educate older radio audiences about platforms and content. This new 'digital radio conundrums' campaign will hopefully help raise awareness and understanding about how to access all the great digital radio content available across the range of digital platforms. - link
Wednesday 13 October 2021, PM

Saudi Arabia's media ambition

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts hi, I'm Katie razzall, and this is the media show from BBC Radio 4 hello the back pages have been dominated the front pages this past week with the sale of Newcastle United Football Club but the Premier League isn't the only area of British Public life that Saudi Ara…

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Tuesday 12 October 2021, AM

Restoration of C4 access services "will take some time"

When Channel 4 transferred to its back-up services, the system that was meant to provide access services, also failed. Catch-up service All 4 has also experienced problems with viewers unable to access their favourite shows on some platforms. - link
Monday 11 October 2021, PM

ITV down: broadcaster apologises after Freeview viewers unable to access channel

ITV has been forced to apologise after its Freeview channel suddenly stopped working for thousands of viewers today. Viewers in Essex, Bristol, Sheffield and West Yorkshire have so far been affected and a live report chart appeared to suggest the issue began at about 3pm. Freeview told customers it was aware of issue with ITV but advised them from retuning their televisions. - link
Friday 08 October 2021, AM

Sky launches the Sky Glass TV with a Sky Q box built in

How much more expensive is a Sky Glass TV compared to a conventional TV Most people buy TVs outright and are then free to choose whatever TV package they want, if any. If we take the cost of the Sky subscription away, how much more expensive is a Sky Glass TV compared to a Samsung model of a similar size and spec - link
Wednesday 06 October 2021, PM

Bilsdale transmitter: Fire-damaged TV mast demolished - BBC News

Work to replace the mast was halted last week as wind and rain made it too dangerous for Arqiva's 100-strong team to fly helicopters or climb heights. Once the new tower goes live, it will serve 95 of homes with 70 Freeview channels, with 100 coverage only resumed when a new permanent mast is installed on the site of the Bilsdale transmitter. - link

Are the public interested in public interest news?

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts, this is the media show from BBC Radio 4 you interested public in public interest journalism, how do you get a bigger splash that is the theme of today's programme the largest leek of offshore data in history as in newspapers around the world co-ordinate unleash the …

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Wednesday 06 October 2021, AM

Red Bee: 10 days on broadcasters still facing issues

Channel 4 has issued an official apology over the transmission failure that continues to cause problems across its suite of channels and on demand service All 4. The problems began after the fire suppression system was triggered at Red Bee Media, the company responsible for the playout for many of the UK's public broadcasters, and their digital channels. - link
Sunday 03 October 2021, AM

The BBC is going to FINALLY overcome the most vexing problem of watching its broadcasts in high definition.

The BBC is going to FINALLY overcome the most vexing problem of watching its broadcasts in high definition. Thankfully, the BBC has finally figured out how to do it. - link
Friday 01 October 2021, AM

Bilsdale transmitter: Arqiva reveal date when temporary mast will go live

SITE boss of Bilsdale mast has confirmed that full coverage can only be restored once a new 300-metre mast has been built. In an exclusive interview with The Northern Echo yesterday, Arqiva's CEO Paul Donovan confirmed that there will still be thousands without signal once the temporary mast has finished. - link

Netflix snaps up Dahl, Neil v GB News, Doctor Who leaves BBC Studios

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Wednesday 29 September 2021, PM

Politicians and the press

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts high and this is the media show from BBC Radio 4 hello this morning sir Keir starmer delivered his first speech to a packed in person labour conference political hacks are now as I speak frantically pending their hot takes Saturday we explore Keir starmer's current r…

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Wednesday 29 September 2021, AM

Broadcasters facing diverse talent drain

More people are leaving the TV and radio industries than joining, Ofcom has found, with broadcasters facing a worrying loss of diverse talent. So Ofcom is today calling on broadcasters collectively to place much greater focus on retaining and progressing senior, diverse talent. - link
Thursday 23 September 2021, PM

BBC East regional channel to launch in HD in October

BBC One is set to launch a HD version of its regional BBC East channel in October 2021. Loading.... Get involved with the news in your community. - link
Wednesday 22 September 2021, AM

Toby Anstis celebrates 20 years at Heart

Thanks for the loading This podcast from Radio today. My name is Stuart Clarkson back for a special one-off edition as we celebrate a big milestone in our industry clocked up 20-years at the biggest commercial radio brand in the UK It's Toby Anstis from heart today program creators of The Bionic st…

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Britons getting less tolerant of racist language on TV, Ofcom finds

Britons are increasingly concerned by the use of racist and transphobic language on television but much more tolerant of swearing, according to the media regulator's latest investigation into changing social attitudes. Ofcom found that attitudes to racist language have hardened, with Britons wanting a very strong justification for its inclusion in programmes. - link

The Guardian view on the government and the BBC: an endless war of attrition

Sir Robbie Gibb, a BBC board member and former communications director to Theresa May, reportedly warned of negative political consequences should a former BBC staffer, Jess Brammar, be appointed as executive editor of news. In an industry where the spending power of digital giants such as Netflix and Amazon is driving severe inflationary pressures, successive Conservative governments continue to run the BBC down, both reputationally and economically. - link
Tuesday 21 September 2021, PM

Gary Lineker: presenter, influencer, campaigner

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts welcome to the media show and I'm delighted the same. I guess today is one of the best-known and most influential figures in the UK media production company and you game show on ITV over 8 million followers on Twitter role in one of the best-known advertising campaig…

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Helicopters move materials in to stricken Bilsdale mast

Arqiva has begun airlifting materials onto the Bilsdale site in North East England as part of urgent work to build an 80m-high temporary mast. Helicopters are moving around 200 x 750kg concrete blocks to the site that will anchor the temporary mast in place. - link
Monday 20 September 2021, PM

44 Best satellite dish for freesat in UK: After Researching 83 Options

The 11 Best Satellite dish for freesat in UK. Wait for a while and list down all the features you're looking for in a satellite dish for freesat. The Best satellite dish for freesat Brands in the UK. Like mentioned above, buying a branded satellite dish for freesat can save you from troubles in the future with high-quality customer support and could also fetch a better resale value. -

BBC, ITV, C4 C5 prep UK streamer app to combat global SVODs --- TBI Vision

UK broadcasters are reportedly looking to create a single streaming app that would act as a gateway to their catch-up and on-demand services. BBC chief Tim Davie, ITV CEO Carolyn McCall and Channel 4's Alex Mahon all discussed how they were planning to entice viewers via their streaming services, with rumours that a joint streaming service could be in the works. - link
Friday 17 September 2021, PM

Bilsdale transmitter: Arqiva provide UPDATE on construction of new mast

SITE Operators of Bilsdale transmitter Arqiva have provided a second site update on the construction of the new 80-metre temporary mast. Once finished and operational, the 80-metre mast is expected to provide Freeview TV signals to an area covering over 90 per cent of households ordinarily served by the damaged Bilsdale mast. - link

Ofcom is responsible for the demise of impartial news

It is being launched by a proper journalist it will have proper journalists, including Morgan, as stars it will feature proper news broadcasts and sport, entertainment and current affairs and it will be much more like normal, responsible television than the grotesque paranoid mess that is GB News. So I don't blame Murdoch or Farage or Legatum for the decline in the standard of news broadcasting to sub Fox News levels, but Ofcom, which cheerfully allows this bastardisation of journalism to fester and ferment. - link
Friday 17 September 2021, AM

News UK to launch new channel, talkTV

News UK is to launch a new channel, talkTV, in early 2022. News UK has invested in new TV studios in its HQ in the News Building in London Bridge. - link

'I was a minority of one': Andrew Neil reveals why he quit GB News

Rew Neil has said he stepped down as chairman of GB News after differences over the direction in which the channel was heading. The television space that GB news inhabits will soon find another occupant after Rupert Murdoch announced that Piers Morgan - often touted as a possible saviour of GB News - will front a a new channel called talktv. - link
Wednesday 15 September 2021, PM

Reporting Afghanistan

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts hello, this is the media show from BBC Radio 4 hello and welcome this week details of a power struggle within the Taliban have emerged as a crucial moment as we wait to see what kind of government it wants to create. What are this? Week's there's evidence the world's…

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Wednesday 15 September 2021, AM

'Cake' mentioned 10 times more than 'climate change' on UK TV

While terms describing the issue - climate change, climate emergency and climate crisis - had 14,540 mentions, those referring to tackling the problem - climate justice, climate action and climate solution - only had 296 mentions combined. The report analysed the subtitles from all shows in 2020 on the BBC, Sky, ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5 and UKTV. It found climate change was mentioned 12,715 times while cake was mentioned 10 times more often, with 133,437 mentions. - link
Monday 13 September 2021, PM

The Yorkshire Dales village still without TV reception - BBC News

One month ago, the television screens of a million people went blank when a transmitter suffered catastrophic fire damage. People with no signal are now being offered a refund of their TV Licence fee, because they're paying for a service they can't get. - link

Andrew Neil resigns as lead presenter and chairman of GB News

Rew Neil has resigned as lead presenter and chairman of GB News after differences of opinion over the direction of the rightwing channel, raising questions over its future. Some joined due to Neil's repeated promises that GB News would be a mainstream news channel with a right-leaning slant rather than a British version of Fox News. - link

Is Podcasting the future of Local BBC Radio? - RadioToday

I'm a massive supporter of the Local BBC Radio network in the UK. I was Assistant Editor at what is now called BBC Radio London for two of the most enjoyable years of my career. I'm scratching the surface in terms of detail but a bold commitment to podcasting could mean Local BBC Radio reaching more local people than ever, including a younger audience, and carving out a distinctive and community-focused digital future. - link
Thursday 09 September 2021, PM

"Unreserved apology" for those still without TV signal four weeks after Bilsdale transmitter fire

An unreserved apology has been offered to customers in our region who are still without TV signal, four weeks after a fire damaged a major transmitter. Some services have since been restored but many are still affected. - link
Thursday 09 September 2021, AM

UK's Channel 4 planning global AVOD service - TBI Vision

UK broadcaster Channel 4 is planning to launch a new international AVOD streaming service. The as-yet-unnamed streamer would form part of the company's plans to expand its brand outside of the UK, with the new ad-supported service mirroring its existing All4 BVOD. It would offer content from Channel 4-backed drama brand Walter Presents, as well as current affairs series Dispatches and news programming. - link

Plusnet customers to lose certain YouView TV channels and services from 1 November

Plusnet's YouView service includes all of Freeview's free-to-air channels, plus 15 channels that don't come with Freeview as standard, including CNN, Comedy Central, Discovery Channel, Eurosport, MTV, and National Geographic. YouView also enables you to run apps, such as BBC iPlayer, ITV Player, Netflix, and NOW TV, so long as you have accounts for these services set-up. - link

Bilsdale mast fire: Television services restored thanks to new transmitter

The company has used a combination of its existing sites and new, temporary structures to restore services and was today able to announce that an additional new transmitter site at Sutton Bank was now providing Freeview TV signals to over 100,000 households in areas including Harrogate, Knaresborough, Pickering, Ripon, Masham, Leyburn and northern parts of York. Within nine days of the fire Arqiva had returned some Freeview television services to around 250,000 households, and the following day that was extended to around 400,000. - link
Wednesday 08 September 2021, PM

'TV has failed disabled people. Utterly and totally'

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts welcome to the media show in a few minutes, we're going to talk about Channel 4. It's new is in Leeds open this week and the government's consultation on whether to privatise it finishes in days. Will it the case for privatisation from former Channel 5 CEO David elst…

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Tuesday 07 September 2021, AM

Radio's Trouble With The Internet - Matt Deegan Writes

Radio has always had a bit of trouble with the internet. The BBC's sites, particularly the national radio stations, had pretty robust teams and enhanced the radio output with lots of photos, catch-up and eventually video. - link
Saturday 04 September 2021, AM

Bilsdale transmitter: Your reaction as viewers still left with no TV signal

Thousands of residents across the North East and North Yorkshire have been left with no TV signal after the Bilsdale transmitter fire on August 10. Reader Emma Timmons shared the heartbreaking reality of how the lack of signal is affecting older residents. - link

More TV channels -- Harrogate Advertiser

Homes in Ripon and Masham may be able to receive more TV channels after work by engineers on the Bilsdale mast. The structure was badly damaged by fire in early August which caused transmission of Freeview services to stop and work has been ongoing to restore TV to viewers. - link
Friday 03 September 2021, AM

BBC to host virtual festival looking at media and sustainability

The BBC has announced a new virtual festival looking at media and its impact on climate change. The event will also include BBC Studios discussing the latest sustainable production practices and the BBC's RD consumer media technology team, The Blue Room, will present research on the carbon cost of television and associated technologies - revealing where the potential savings can be found. - link
Thursday 02 September 2021, PM

Bilsdale transmitter problems: BBC say more people to receive signal today

IN a recent update on the problems with the Bilsdale transmitter from the BBC more viewers in the region should receive signal in the region as a Grinton Lodge Relay is now back online. Site operators are still unsure as to when the Bilsdale transmitter will be fixed and are still unsure as to when the 80-metre temporary mast will be constructed on the Bilsdale site. - link
Wednesday 01 September 2021, PM

Making the news "less London"

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts hi and hello to tell the story of the UK more fairly and equitably there needs to be more reporting voices outside London that seems to be the journalistic mood of the moment the BBC in March announced plans to shift Focus from the capital in a commitment to better r…

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