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LATEST BBC NEWS CUTBACKS DECRIED BY JOURNALISTS’ UNION

March 28, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The British National Union of Journalists has denounced the latest cutbacks at the BBC, which will see 140 jobs eliminated in the news division over the next year. NUJ General Secretary Michelle Stanistreet lashed out at BBC director general Mark Thompson, accusing him of engaging in “shabby, behind-closed-doors” dealings with the David Cameron government. “The […]

TSUNAMI SWEEPS OVER TV

March 11, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Japan’s NHK network has provided gripping coverage of the earthquake and tsunami that struck the country early on (Friday). Throughout the day, NHK tracked the devastating progress of the deluge, showing the massive tidal wave carrying boats onto farmlands, sweeping up homes and cars — and people — and carrying them away. The television network […]

BRITISH ELECTION COVERAGE GETS ITS OWN THEME MUSIC

May 6, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The BBC has used its own staff orchestra to record theme music for its coverage of the British national elections tonight (Thursday), replacing the music that has been used during similar coverage for the past 31 years, the BBC said today. ITV has also recorded new music for its own election coverage, but it will […]