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The CBBC has come under fire on Twitter in response to a section of one of its audience guides entitled ‘Girls are girls and boys are boys’.

Clinton acquittal: running the country

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President's four-hour video nasty

THE WHITE HOUSE was bracing itself for further damage limitation last night as Congress prepared to release a highly embarrassing videotape of President Bill Clinton.

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Clinton urged to tell all to end panic

IN THE first evidence of high-level political panic over the Monica Lewinsky affair, leading Republicans yesterday appealed to President Clinton to come clean and confess all, holding out the prospect of indulgent treatment from Congress if he levelled with the American people.

Old news buys into a new audience

The advance of the Internet signals the end of TV news as we know it.

Obituary: Joseph C. Harsch

JOSEPH C. HARSCH - he was always most insistent on the inclusion of his middle initial in his byline - was an outstanding American writer on foreign affairs. He contributed to the Christian Science Monitor for well over 60 years. British listeners may recall his stimulating BBC broadcasts in the American Commentary series started by Raymond Gram Swing. Harsch was a foreign correspondent who had a happy knack of managing to be at the right place at the right time.

Hollywood stunned by comic's death

THE acting community in Hollywood was reeling last night from the violent death of one of their best-loved brethren, Phil Hartman, in an apparent suicide-murder incident that also took the life of his wife, Brynn.

Britain scores one US TV hit

ALTHOUGH Granada's TV comedy Holding The Baby is struggling to find its niche on ITV, which pulled the show from its current time slot last week, the series has found a home on the Fox Network in the US. Fox has ordered 13 episodes for its autumn schedule.

Yeltsin's words go missing on the Net

WITH a team of advisers on hand to correct any gaffes and to edit his lengthy replies, Boris Yeltsin made his first public appearance in cyberspace yesterday and - even in this spin doctor's paradise - became the focus of a strange controversy.

Arts: Banks on laughs

Veteran chameleon Morwenna Banks is headlining Channel 5's comedy slot with a mammoth 13-part series. Jasper Rees examines her malleable face

Seinfeld ad costs $2m

ADVERTISERS in America may have to pay a record price to advertise during the last episode of the sit-com Seinfeld.

White House pressures Starr over Lewinksy leaks

Things are looking up for Bill Clinton. Lawyers' accusations are flying between the White House and the US independent prosecutor's office. And, reports Mary Dejevsky, the President's approval ratings are shooting up.

She may be a tough cookie, but I don't have to stand by her man

Suzanne Moore on abuses of power

Network: Better understanding of consumer desires and abilities will be needed to meet the challenge of interactive TV.

Digital television is not yet here, but our TV screens are already full of fast-moving tickertapes, flickering displays of the temperature in Tirana, and other, usually gratuitous bits of information, all overlaid on pictures of confused presenters.

ER becomes most expensive programme in TV history

The cast of the cult television soap ER have become the highest paid performers in television history, with the NBC network in America agreeing to pay pounds 8.2m per one hour episode in order to keep the show for another three years.
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