Deal raises fears of 'creeping privatisation' of the police
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Thursday 15 October 2009
The number of adults using social networking sites has nearly doubled in two years, research suggested today.
Sunday 04 October 2009
Saturday 03 October 2009
The good news is that house prices are going up again. For the past two years or so, there has been a steady decline. So a house that might have cost £500,000 two years ago might today be worth only £450,000.
Tuesday 29 September 2009
More than 18million digital TV set-top boxes linked to the Freeview broadcasting system must be retuned tomorrow – or viewers could lose key television and radio stations .
Wednesday 16 September 2009
Outlook First, an apology. Contrary to the impression given by this newspaper and all others, ITV is not the sick man of broadcasting, brought low by a combination of the recession and poor programming. No, it is the dominant force in commercial broadcasting today, able to trample all over advertisers who cannot do without it – unless, that is, a powerful regulator intervenes.
Tuesday 15 September 2009
The competition watchdog today dashed ITV's hopes that onerous rules over advertising would be scrapped, but said it was considering relaxing the regime.
Friday 28 August 2009
Wednesday 12 August 2009
Thursday 23 July 2009
Sunday 12 July 2009
Tuesday 07 July 2009
Wednesday 17 June 2009
Anyone expecting Lord Carter's Digital Britain report to tie up all the media industry's major policy and public service issues in one neat package was kidding themselves. It was never going to happen.
Tuesday 16 June 2009
Saturday 09 May 2009
Friday 08 May 2009
It is hard to explain the position of Takeshi Kitano in Japanese culture – both an internationally respected film-maker and popular television comedian, it's like Jonathan Ross directing and starring in his own art-house flicks.
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