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Can video save the radio star?

The latest Rajar radio listening figures may not make for positive reading, but they should not come as a surprise to anybody. Read the full story

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BT Sport grabs a million subscribers

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As the start of another Premier League season draws ever-closer, BT has revealed that its new sports television package has acquired one million subscribers within three months. Read the full story

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Ofcom investigates broadcast of Woolwich murder footage

The decision by broadcasters to show graphic footage of the scene where soldier Lee Rigby was murdered is being investigated by Ofcom, following over 700 complaints. Read the full story

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Microsoft tours Hollywood for Xbox One support

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Microsoft is throwing its weight behind the Xbox One’s commitment to taking over the living room with a tour of Hollywood studios. Read the full story

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BBC considers making Sky cough up for content

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The BBC has said that Sky’s “free ride” needs to stop, and is persisting in its efforts to terminate any fees it has to pay to get its channels on Sky’s platform. Read the full story

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Microsoft plots to take over the living room with Xbox One

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Microsoft has unveiled the successor to its Xbox 360 video games console, the Xbox One, and is the clearest sign yet that the Redmond company has its eyes set not just on games, but entertainment as a whole. Read the full story

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ITV secures four more years of England football

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English international football will remain on terrestrial airwaves for another four years after ITV agreed a £100m deal to secure rights to qualifying matches. Read the full story

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BT Sport channels will be free for millions

British Telecom today announced that its new sport channels will be free to any BT broadband customer, the first time in two decades that Premier League matches will be “free” to watch. Read the full story

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“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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