C4 ends BBC streak

Channel 4 ended a three year BBC run as it was named terrestrial channel of the year at the Edinburgh International Television Festival.

E4 shows The Inbetweeners and Misfits scooped non-terrestrial programme and fastrack programme awards respectively.

BBC3 was named non-terrestrial channel of the year, and BBC1 sitcom Outnumbered won terrestrial programme of the year.

This article appears in issue 250 of Media Digest.

(Source: MediaGuardian)




“Before we all sink into a slough of digital dystopian despair, it might be worth considering this: is this a sign of the strength, not weakness, of revelatory journalism in the digital age?”

Charlie Beckett, director of POLIS at the London School of Economics, reacts to news that the UK government forced the Guardian into destroying hard drives that contained information leaked by Edward Snowden.

(Source: POLIS)


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