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NETFLIX: A NEW CHALLENGE AWAITING IN THE U.K.

December 27, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Netflix, which continually has to fend off attacks from critics who claim that its streaming service increasingly resembles a second-tier cable channel that offers mostly old movies and television shows, may find itself locked out of new content by many of its British partners when it debuts in the U.K. and Ireland early next year. […]

“VULGAR” MEXICAN STEREOTYPES ALLOWED BY U.K. WATCHDOG

April 5, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

OFCOM, the British television watchdog, has refused to reprimand the BBC for an episode of its car-talk comedy show Top Gear in which host Richard Hammond joked that cars reflect the characteristics of their countries. Mexican cars, he said, were like a “lazy, feckless, flatulent oaf with a moustache, leaning against a fence asleep, looking […]