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Thursday 23 September 2021, PM

BBC East regional channel to launch in HD in October

BBC One is set to launch a HD version of its regional BBC East channel in October 2021. Loading.... Get involved with the news in your community. - www.denbighshirefreepress.co.uk

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Wednesday 22 September 2021, AM

Toby Anstis celebrates 20 years at Heart

Thanks for the loading This podcast from Radio today. My name is Stuart Clarkson back for a special one-off edition as we celebrate a big milestone in our industry clocked up 20-years at the biggest commercial radio brand in the UK It's Toby Anstis from heart today program creators of The Bionic st…

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Britons getting less tolerant of racist language on TV, Ofcom finds

Britons are increasingly concerned by the use of racist and transphobic language on television but much more tolerant of swearing, according to the media regulator's latest investigation into changing social attitudes. Ofcom found that attitudes to racist language have hardened, with Britons wanting a very strong justification for its inclusion in programmes. - www.theguardian.com

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The Guardian view on the government and the BBC: an endless war of attrition

Sir Robbie Gibb, a BBC board member and former communications director to Theresa May, reportedly warned of negative political consequences should a former BBC staffer, Jess Brammar, be appointed as executive editor of news. In an industry where the spending power of digital giants such as Netflix and Amazon is driving severe inflationary pressures, successive Conservative governments continue to run the BBC down, both reputationally and economically. - www.theguardian.com

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Tuesday 21 September 2021, PM

Gary Lineker: presenter, influencer, campaigner

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Helicopters move materials in to stricken Bilsdale mast

Arqiva has begun airlifting materials onto the Bilsdale site in North East England as part of urgent work to build an 80m-high temporary mast. Helicopters are moving around 200 x 750kg concrete blocks to the site that will anchor the temporary mast in place. - www.broadbandtvnews.com

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Monday 20 September 2021, PM

44 Best satellite dish for freesat in UK: After Researching 83 Options

The 11 Best Satellite dish for freesat in UK. Wait for a while and list down all the features you're looking for in a satellite dish for freesat. The Best satellite dish for freesat Brands in the UK. Like mentioned above, buying a branded satellite dish for freesat can save you from troubles in the future with high-quality customer support and could also fetch a better resale value. - www.pro-gamer.co.uk

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BBC, ITV, C4 C5 prep UK streamer app to combat global SVODs --- TBI Vision

UK broadcasters are reportedly looking to create a single streaming app that would act as a gateway to their catch-up and on-demand services. BBC chief Tim Davie, ITV CEO Carolyn McCall and Channel 4's Alex Mahon all discussed how they were planning to entice viewers via their streaming services, with rumours that a joint streaming service could be in the works. - tbivision.com

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Friday 17 September 2021, PM

Bilsdale transmitter: Arqiva provide UPDATE on construction of new mast

SITE Operators of Bilsdale transmitter Arqiva have provided a second site update on the construction of the new 80-metre temporary mast. Once finished and operational, the 80-metre mast is expected to provide Freeview TV signals to an area covering over 90 per cent of households ordinarily served by the damaged Bilsdale mast. - www.thenorthernecho.co.uk

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Ofcom is responsible for the demise of impartial news

It is being launched by a proper journalist it will have proper journalists, including Morgan, as stars it will feature proper news broadcasts and sport, entertainment and current affairs and it will be much more like normal, responsible television than the grotesque paranoid mess that is GB News. So I don't blame Murdoch or Farage or Legatum for the decline in the standard of news broadcasting to sub Fox News levels, but Ofcom, which cheerfully allows this bastardisation of journalism to fester and ferment. - www.independent.co.uk

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Friday 17 September 2021, AM

News UK to launch new channel, talkTV

News UK is to launch a new channel, talkTV, in early 2022. News UK has invested in new TV studios in its HQ in the News Building in London Bridge. - www.news.co.uk

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'I was a minority of one': Andrew Neil reveals why he quit GB News

Rew Neil has said he stepped down as chairman of GB News after differences over the direction in which the channel was heading. The television space that GB news inhabits will soon find another occupant after Rupert Murdoch announced that Piers Morgan - often touted as a possible saviour of GB News - will front a a new channel called talktv. - www.theguardian.com

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Wednesday 15 September 2021, PM

Reporting Afghanistan

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Wednesday 15 September 2021, AM

'Cake' mentioned 10 times more than 'climate change' on UK TV

While terms describing the issue - climate change, climate emergency and climate crisis - had 14,540 mentions, those referring to tackling the problem - climate justice, climate action and climate solution - only had 296 mentions combined. The report analysed the subtitles from all shows in 2020 on the BBC, Sky, ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5 and UKTV. It found climate change was mentioned 12,715 times while cake was mentioned 10 times more often, with 133,437 mentions. - www.theguardian.com

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Monday 13 September 2021, PM

The Yorkshire Dales village still without TV reception - BBC News

One month ago, the television screens of a million people went blank when a transmitter suffered catastrophic fire damage. People with no signal are now being offered a refund of their TV Licence fee, because they're paying for a service they can't get. - www.bbc.co.uk

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Andrew Neil resigns as lead presenter and chairman of GB News

Rew Neil has resigned as lead presenter and chairman of GB News after differences of opinion over the direction of the rightwing channel, raising questions over its future. Some joined due to Neil's repeated promises that GB News would be a mainstream news channel with a right-leaning slant rather than a British version of Fox News. - www.theguardian.com

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Is Podcasting the future of Local BBC Radio? - RadioToday

I'm a massive supporter of the Local BBC Radio network in the UK. I was Assistant Editor at what is now called BBC Radio London for two of the most enjoyable years of my career. I'm scratching the surface in terms of detail but a bold commitment to podcasting could mean Local BBC Radio reaching more local people than ever, including a younger audience, and carving out a distinctive and community-focused digital future. - radiotoday.co.uk

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Thursday 09 September 2021, PM

"Unreserved apology" for those still without TV signal four weeks after Bilsdale transmitter fire

An unreserved apology has been offered to customers in our region who are still without TV signal, four weeks after a fire damaged a major transmitter. Some services have since been restored but many are still affected. - www.itv.com

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Thursday 09 September 2021, AM

UK's Channel 4 planning global AVOD service - TBI Vision

UK broadcaster Channel 4 is planning to launch a new international AVOD streaming service. The as-yet-unnamed streamer would form part of the company's plans to expand its brand outside of the UK, with the new ad-supported service mirroring its existing All4 BVOD. It would offer content from Channel 4-backed drama brand Walter Presents, as well as current affairs series Dispatches and news programming. - tbivision.com

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Plusnet customers to lose certain YouView TV channels and services from 1 November

Plusnet's YouView service includes all of Freeview's free-to-air channels, plus 15 channels that don't come with Freeview as standard, including CNN, Comedy Central, Discovery Channel, Eurosport, MTV, and National Geographic. YouView also enables you to run apps, such as BBC iPlayer, ITV Player, Netflix, and NOW TV, so long as you have accounts for these services set-up. - www.moneysavingexpert.com

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Bilsdale mast fire: Television services restored thanks to new transmitter

The company has used a combination of its existing sites and new, temporary structures to restore services and was today able to announce that an additional new transmitter site at Sutton Bank was now providing Freeview TV signals to over 100,000 households in areas including Harrogate, Knaresborough, Pickering, Ripon, Masham, Leyburn and northern parts of York. Within nine days of the fire Arqiva had returned some Freeview television services to around 250,000 households, and the following day that was extended to around 400,000. - www.gazetteherald.co.uk

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Wednesday 08 September 2021, PM

'TV has failed disabled people. Utterly and totally'

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts welcome to the media show in a few minutes, we're going to talk about Channel 4. It's new is in Leeds open this week and the government's consultation on whether to privatise it finishes in days. Will it the case for privatisation from former Channel 5 CEO David elst…

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Tuesday 07 September 2021, AM

Radio's Trouble With The Internet - Matt Deegan Writes

Radio has always had a bit of trouble with the internet. The BBC's sites, particularly the national radio stations, had pretty robust teams and enhanced the radio output with lots of photos, catch-up and eventually video. - www.mattdeegan.com

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Saturday 04 September 2021, AM

Bilsdale transmitter: Your reaction as viewers still left with no TV signal

Thousands of residents across the North East and North Yorkshire have been left with no TV signal after the Bilsdale transmitter fire on August 10. Reader Emma Timmons shared the heartbreaking reality of how the lack of signal is affecting older residents. - www.thenorthernecho.co.uk

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More TV channels -- Harrogate Advertiser

Homes in Ripon and Masham may be able to receive more TV channels after work by engineers on the Bilsdale mast. The structure was badly damaged by fire in early August which caused transmission of Freeview services to stop and work has been ongoing to restore TV to viewers. - www.harrogateadvertiser.co.uk

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Friday 03 September 2021, AM

BBC to host virtual festival looking at media and sustainability

The BBC has announced a new virtual festival looking at media and its impact on climate change. The event will also include BBC Studios discussing the latest sustainable production practices and the BBC's RD consumer media technology team, The Blue Room, will present research on the carbon cost of television and associated technologies - revealing where the potential savings can be found. - www.tvbeurope.com

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Thursday 02 September 2021, PM

Bilsdale transmitter problems: BBC say more people to receive signal today

IN a recent update on the problems with the Bilsdale transmitter from the BBC more viewers in the region should receive signal in the region as a Grinton Lodge Relay is now back online. Site operators are still unsure as to when the Bilsdale transmitter will be fixed and are still unsure as to when the 80-metre temporary mast will be constructed on the Bilsdale site. - www.thenorthernecho.co.uk

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Wednesday 01 September 2021, PM

Making the news "less London"

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts hi and hello to tell the story of the UK more fairly and equitably there needs to be more reporting voices outside London that seems to be the journalistic mood of the moment the BBC in March announced plans to shift Focus from the capital in a commitment to better r…

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Wednesday 01 September 2021, AM

Rare heather moorland holds up TV transmitter replacement

Plans to replace the fire-damaged Bilsdale transmitter and restore TV and radio signals for large swathes of the Harrogate district are being held up by the transmitter's location within a rare heather moorland. The transmitter's location within a government-protected area of 44,000 hectares of moorland continues to be a stumbling block. - thestrayferret.co.uk

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Friday 27 August 2021, PM

27/08/2021

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TBI Weekly: Six takeaways from Edinburgh TV Festival 2021 - TBI Vision

Among the most noteworthy commissions to be revealed was Nautilus for Disney, a 10-part live-action drama based on the classic Jules Verne novel 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea from Moonriver TV and Seven Stories. Here, TBI casts its eye over the week's news to pick out six key takeaways from this year's event. - tbivision.com

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Channel 4 launches real-time bidding on All 4 in UK broadcast industry first

Channel 4 is the first UK broadcaster to make its vast inventory available through automated real-time bidding - a method that enables ad space to be auctioned in milliseconds and the highest bidding advertiser's campaign served to its target audience. In 2015 Channel 4 was the first European broadcaster to offer advertisers a digital marketplace to buy advertising programmatically and All 4 Private Marketplace continues the broadcaster's programmatic evolution, demonstrating that it is still pioneering in digital programmatic advertising in the UK broadcast industry. - www.channel4.com

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Ed TV Festival: Discovery+ shares content wish list UK minister defends C4 privatisation - TBI Vision

Holme's panel appearance came on the same day that Discovery announced it had inked a multi-year, multi-project deal with Talos Films, for the US-based firm to produce true crime content for the streamer. Following Channel 4 CCO Ian Katz's vocal opposition to privatisation plans for the government-owned UK commercial broadcaster earlier in the week, UK media minister John Whittingdale spoke yesterday in defence of idea, which he said would help Channel 4 to continue to thrive in an increasingly streamer-dominated industry. - tbivision.com

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Friday 27 August 2021, AM

CNN International to end Virgin, BT and Freesat distribution

CNN International plans to leave Virgin Media, BT TV and Freesat following the launch of its new streaming service last June. In means the broadcaster, once known as the Cable News Network, will no longer be available on UK cable. - www.broadbandtvnews.com

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SPECIAL: The “One Voice” Conference 2021

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Thursday 26 August 2021, PM

Ed TV Festival: BBC talks linear; ITV defends Love Island Amazon on risk-taking - TBI Vision

The BBC talked up linear reach, ITV defended Love Island and Amazon spoke about the importance of taking risks, on day three of this year's Edinburgh TV Festival. Speaking at the festival yesterday, the BBC CCO, Charlotte Moore, defended the British pubcaster's decision to return BBC Three as a linear channel in January 2022. - tbivision.com

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Thursday 26 August 2021, AM

Legal issues hamper new Bilsdale mast plans after fire

Engineers have run into legal issues which are hampering attempts to install a temporary mast at Bilsdale following the fire at the site. If doing an automatic retune does not restore any channels, unfortunately it is unlikely that you will be able to receive a signal until the new temporary Bilsdale transmitter is turned on. - www.richmondshiretoday.co.uk

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Wednesday 25 August 2021, PM

The Great British Nostalgia Trip

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Wednesday 25 August 2021, AM

Bilsdale transmitter fire: Temporary TV mast delayed - BBC News

Work to return services to TV viewers following a transmitter fire has been delayed by a legal wrangle. Services have resumed for many, but a 260ft temporary mast at the site on the North York Moors was anticipated to be working by 28 August to help those still without a signal. - www.bbc.co.uk

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Friday 20 August 2021, PM

20/08/2021

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Wednesday 18 August 2021, PM

How to earn a living on social media

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Wednesday 18 August 2021, AM

Future of channels such as ITV2 and Dave secured as Freeview licences renewed for another decade - GOV.UK

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Monday 16 August 2021, PM

Arqiva prepares UK tower sell off

Arqiva is looking to sell off its broadcasting and smart meter operations in a move that could raise 2.5 billion. Arqiva is owned by investors including Macquarie Group Ltd., IFM Investors Pty and a number of Australian funds. - www.broadbandtvnews.com

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ITV's SDN Freeview licence faces unexpected challenge

ITV acquired the Multiplex from S4C in November 2005 and has delivered he broadcaster with profits of 70 million per year. In all SDN carries around a quarter of the 100 available Freeview channels. - www.broadbandtvnews.com

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Friday 13 August 2021, PM

13/08/2021

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Thursday 12 August 2021, AM

When could my TV signal return after the Bilsdale TV mast fire?

A FIRE at a Bilsdale TV mast has left up to a million people without TV and radio signal - but users are desperately to know when signals will return. The mast is primarily used for radio and television transmission and is among the most powerful in the UK. In a more recent statement, North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service said the fire had been extinguished but a 300-metre exclusion zone remains around the mast. - www.thenorthernecho.co.uk

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Wednesday 11 August 2021, PM

Reporting on the ground in China

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts hello, I'm Julian worricker, and this is the media show from BBC Radio 4 hello this we're asking how hard is it to report on the ground in China and tell the story of that country to the wider world journalists covering the recent fatal floods which included those te…

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Wednesday 11 August 2021, AM

Bilsdale transmitter fire: TV and radio disrupted in 1m homes - BBC News

A fire at a TV transmitter that disrupted broadcasts for more than a million people has been put out but concerns have been raised about its stability. The blaze at the 315 metres tall Bilsdale mast on the North York Moors affected Freeview and FM radio. - www.bbc.co.uk

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Friday 06 August 2021, PM

06/08/2021

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Wednesday 04 August 2021, PM

Deborah Turness, boss of ITN

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