Ofcom to allow product placement on UK television from February
By New Statesman - 21 December 9:39

Ofcom will formally allow product placement on UK television from February 2011 under changed broadc

EU may approve News Corp's BSkyB bid
By New Statesman - 20 December 13:53

Reports suggest the European Commission will not object to Rupert Murdoch's New Corp's bid to acquir

UK needs channel like Fox News, says BBC chief
By New Statesman - 20 December 13:24

Mark Thompson speaks up in favour of opinionated journalism

Ofcom approves Kiss request to drop local news
By Oliver Luft - 17 December 10:33

Regulator ruled that turning off local content would not result in a substantial change to the chara

Two women journalists win sex discrimination cases against BSkyB
By New Statesman - 17 December 10:32

BSkyB to pay £200,000 to the journalists after tribunal ruling

Terry Wogan dubs BBC as 'British Building Corporation'
By New Statesman - 17 December 10:23

Veteran radio and TV broadcaster Terry Wogan has slammed the BBC for spending heavily on buildings

UK TV ad revenue to grow by 8% over January and February
By New Statesman - 17 December 9:42

Media agencies in talks with broadcasters over dividing their advertising spend between ITV, Channel

ITV's Zai Bennett to take over as BBC3 controller
By New Statesman - 17 December 9:38

Bennett will replace Danny Cohen, who moved as the controller of BBC1 in October

BBC3 to screen two new army documentaries
By New Statesman - 16 December 11:47

BBC 3 is to screen two new documentaries about the army and war in Afghanistan.

Larry King to bid farewell to 25-year-old CNN show
By New Statesman - 16 December 11:40

Piers Morgan to replace the veteran interviewer.

Scripps Networks close to buying Virgin's UKTV stake
By New Statesman - 16 December 10:17

US media company recently held exclusive talks with British cable company offering to buy its half o

Ofcom sends ‘issues statement’ to News Corp on BSkyB deal
By New Statesman - 16 December 10:11

Document contains questions to News Corp based on objections and communications received by rival me

What the royal poking says about our media
By Alison Banville - 15 December 17:31

Coverage of the student protests shows the limits of media impartiality in Britain.

BBC Trust chairman hints at closing some services
By New Statesman - 15 December 11:06

Some services will suffer as the corporation looks for 16 per cent budget cuts

BBC Online curbed, mags to be sold 'at right price'
By Dominic Ponsford - 15 December 10:58

Trust's Strategy Review stated that BBC should aim to increase quality of output in journalism, musi

Rihanna, Aguilera costumes on X Factor spark outrage
By New Statesman - 15 December 10:54

Ofcom has received nearly 1,000 complaints over scantily-clad performances by Christina Aguilera and

More transparent BBC will not name top earners
By Dominic Ponsford - 15 December 10:53

BBC is going to have to cope with the effects of the two-year licence fee freeze

'10 local TV stations could launch at cost of £25m'
By Dominic Ponsford - 15 December 10:45

Banker Shott identifies a number of major hurdles for local TV

David Hasselhoff and Michael McIntyre named BGT's new judges
By New Statesman - 15 December 10:00

Pair will replace original judges Cowell and Morgan

Jonathan Ross takes stake in French film channel Cinémoi
By New Statesman - 15 December 9:55

Ross will now become the channel's creative director besides being a shareholder

Local TV can be commercially viable, says panel
By New Statesman - 13 December 10:38

Regional advertising alone cannot fund local television, so commercial channels should be encouraged

ITV and Channel 4 to stream video content through PS3
By New Statesman - 13 December 10:20

ITV and Channel 4 to launch their players this weekend for Playstation 3 users with broadband access

BBC Panorama presenter Vine to step down
By New Statesman - 13 December 9:53

Vine will continue to be involved with the current affairs show, presenting specials and other repor

Channel 4 defends comic show host, refuses to apologise for “vile” joke
By New Statesman - 13 December 9:49

Katie Price accused Boyle of making "exceptionally discriminatory, offensive, demeaning and humilia

Does the BBC really have a left-wing bias?
By Daniel Trilling - 12 December 9:53

If most of the corporation’s staff don’t vote Tory, that’s only a reflection of the country at large

Simon Cowell to launch new pop music show on ITV1
By New Statesman - 10 December 10:50

Saturday night programme will showcase British talent and could air as early as next year

UTV urges BBC to review overall radio budget
By New Statesman - 10 December 9:40

BBC has appointed the former GMG Radio chief executive to lead an efficiency review of Radio 1, Radi

Nobel Prize for Liu: Angry China blocks BBC and other news websites
By New Statesman - 10 December 9:35

Officials are claiming that the award was the result of a western "plot" against China

Aaron Sorkin accuses Palin of making a 'snuff film'
By New Statesman - 09 December 10:12

Screenwriter says the Learning Channel should be "ashamed" for publishing her "truly awful" reality

Alice Taylor quits Channel 4 to start own company
By New Statesman - 09 December 9:44

Taylor said that her new start-up would involve making 3D printing dolls and accessories for young g

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