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ABC ADMITS GROSS DISTORTIONS IN “20/20” FEATURE

June 8, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

A 20/20 feature that aired on ABC last Friday has blown up in the faces of the program’s producers like a certain Icelandic volcano. The feature, about a British man, Daniel Tammet, who has accomplished incredible memory feats, including learning the difficult Icelandic language in a week, was presented as if it had been filmed […]

BBC CHANNELS OFFERING MOSTLY REPEATS, SAY CRITICS

April 28, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The publicly funded BBC (owners of TV sets in the U.K. are required to pay an annual “license fee” to underwrite its operations) has come under attack for loading its four TV channels with thousands of hours of repeats. The London Daily Express today (Wednesday) published figures indicating that last year 84.4 percent of programming […]