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TIME WARNER CABLE TO ADD BBC WORLD NEWS

December 28, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

As previously reported, Time Warner Cable seems determined to drop cable networks that don’t draw significant ratings when their annual contracts expire next week. But on Thursday it added a network that it presumably believes will draw ratings, the BBC World News channel. The channel, which became available to 15 million Comcast subscribers last year, […]

VIEWERS FOR BBC’S ARABIC BROADCASTS INCREASE 80 PERCENT

December 5, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

While state-controlled broadcasters have attempted to buttress the besieged Arab regimes caught up in uprisings across North Africa, the BBC’s Arabic-language broadcasts have increased their audiences 80 percent, according to a study by the International Audience Research Program (IARP) conducted in Egypt, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Lebanon and Morocco. The biggest increase was seen in […]

OLD BBC HAND TO BECOME SPOKESMAN FOR BRITISH P.M.

February 3, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Prime Minister David Cameron has picked a veteran ITN and BBC newscaster to become his new spokesman, replacing Andy Coulson, who resigned last month, a victim of the scandal over hacked voicemails by reporters for the London tabloid News of the World while he was editing it. Craig Oliver’s political affiliation is unknown. At the […]