BBC Radio 3 presenter Charlie Gillett dies
By New Statesman - 19 March 11:53

The BBC Radio 3 DJ Charlie Gillett died yesterday in a London hospital.

News Corp's senior exec to join Sky Deutschland
By New Statesman - 19 March 11:49

News Corp's deputy chairman Chase Carey will take over as the chairman of the German pay TV Sky Deut

Channel M mothballed as shows go and 90 per cent of staff axed
By Oliver Luft - 18 March 14:59

The Guardian Media Group is to cut almost ninety per cent of the workforce at Channel M and end prod

Donal MacIntyre to co-present ITV London Tonight
By Oliver Luft - 18 March 14:40

Investigative journalist named as the new co-presenter of ITV London Tonight alongside Katie Derham.

TV broadcasters to fight FCC over broadband spectrum
By New Statesman - 18 March 14:40

American TV broadcasters are likely to fight the proposal of Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

National anthem will stay: Radio 4
By New Statesman - 18 March 14:37

Radio 4 has said it will not part with its tradition of playing the national anthem "God save the Qu

BBC to allow NAO to examine accounts
By New Statesman - 18 March 14:14

The BBC says Corporation's building projects are on track and it will allow the National Audit Offic

Channel Five HD channel to launch on BSkyB
By New Statesman - 18 March 14:12

Channel Five has set out plans to launch its first high-definition (HD) channel on BSkyB's satellite

BBC Global News set for management shake-up
By New Statesman - 18 March 14:10

The BBC Global News has set out plans to combine or remove about nine executive roles into four to s

TV show to satirise Steve Jobs
By Meenal Vamburkar - 17 March 15:45

A new US comedy series will satirise Apple's co-founder and chief executive, Steve Jobs

BBC to take fewer crew to World Cup
By New Statesman - 17 March 13:54

Corporation flying 15 per cent less staff to South Africa than to Germany in 2006.

Harry Hill scoops top prize at RTS Awards
By New Statesman - 17 March 13:52

Comedian Harry Hill has won the best entertainment performance at the Royal Television Society (RTS)

Virgin Media unveils new set-top box
By New Statesman - 17 March 13:42

The high definition box will be available from March.

ITV to reconsider regional news cuts
By New Statesman - 17 March 13:39

New chairman Archie Norman is likely to reconsider the broadcaster's decision to do away with region

US broadcasters to contest FCC's new broadband plan
By New Statesman - 16 March 14:35

The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has unveiled a new high-speed internet service plan i

Traditional media in decline, says report
By New Statesman - 16 March 13:35

"State of the Media" report published by the Pew Research Centre (PRC) has warned of a decline in th

Rules relaxed for condom advertisements on TV
By New Statesman - 16 March 12:56

Advertising regulators in the UK have unveiled a new advertising code that will bring down restricti

‘Evening Sessions’ is back – but only for a day
By New Statesman - 15 March 13:12

The BBC has announced that the popular Evening Sessions show is to return on 6 Music for a one-off s

Faisal Islam promoted to C4 News economics editor
By Press Gazette - 15 March 13:03

Channel 4 News economics correspondent promoted to economics editor.

ABC News plans paywall by June
By New Statesman - 15 March 13:00

Paul Slavin, senior vice-president of ABC News Digital, has revealed plans for a content paywall in

Indians prefer television to newspapers, says survey
By New Statesman - 15 March 12:44

Indians rate the television as a better medium of entertainment and advertisement compared to newspa

Tax websites which do not produce news says report
By New Statesman - 15 March 12:29

A report by the Commission of Inquiry into the Future of Civil Society has said that websites such a

MPs perturbed over Channel 4’s commercial slant
By New Statesman - 15 March 11:56

Parliament's Culture, Media and Sport Committee has said Channel 4 is failing in its public service

BBC to spend £1m on portable World Cup studio
By New Statesman - 15 March 11:39

The BBC has announced its decision to build a portable World Cup studio on the roof of a Cape Town h

TiVo will return to UK market later this year
By New Statesman - 12 March 13:03

TiVo DVR (digital video recorder) will return to the UK market later this year in partnership with V

Tories promise 100Mbps broadband in technology manifesto
By New Statesman - 12 March 13:00

The Tories have launched their technology manifesto, promising that they will provide broadband spee

Virgin Media plans use of telegraph poles for Net infrastructure in rural areas
By New Statesman - 12 March 12:54

Virgin Media is trialling the usage of telegraph poles in Woolhampton, Berkshire, to spread its inte

BBC refuses Gordon Brown as guest
By New Statesman - 11 March 12:45

The BBC has turned down the Downing Street request to feature the prime minister on Match of the Day

No Sky agenda behind Tories' media policy, says Ed Vaizey
By New Statesman - 11 March 12:42

The Shadow culture minister has denied the influence of News Corporation on Tory media policy.

Sir Bob Geldof wants BBC executives sacked
By New Statesman - 11 March 12:39

Geldof criticises BBC for suggesting Band Aid funds had been diverted to rebel forces.

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