WGBH in Boston has announced that it has bought a classical music radio station in New England, WCRB on 99.5FM. So what you say, broadcasters buy other broadcasters? True, but the equivalent in the UK would be the BBC buying...
Financial Times: Disney to buy Marvel for $4bn. Imagine this: you are webslinging across the New York city skyline, just like Spiderman. You swing round to see the famous Baxter Building, home of the Fantastic Four, twith its big "4"...
BBC News: Murdoch attack on 'dominant' BBC So James Murduch, the head of NewsCorp in Europe, says a dominant BBC damages independent journalism in the UK. The hypocrisy of that statement is positively drooling out of his mouth even as...
A quarter century of Channel 4 and S4/C.
Politics subverts purpose
The impact of podcasting on the future of TV and radio
A fair and balanced commentary from Ian Beaumont
Thames made the programmes that made Thames
Merge, merge, merge and miss the boat
Kirsty on the mezzanine
A tortuous path to getting the new channel on satellite
Annoying ways of getting your attention
Bad branding or bad programmes?
Modernity vs those things that have always been done
The changes of style in a small region
Finding old habits die hard. Good.
Telling the time on television
Pay-terrestrial is back. Will you be topping up your viewing?
A new news for ITV - nationally and regionally
Ian Beaumont takes over another channel
Third time wasn't so lucky for BBC Three. Give Ian Beaumont a go
Ian Beaumont supports the BBC
Tricks of the trade exposed
Ratings shouldn't be the only yardstick
The state of the UK film industry
Set design makes television
Television is shrinking
Broadcasters are under the closest scrutiny they have been under in years
Ian Beaumont bets on Channel Four
The government wants a better BBC News 24.
ITN News Channel is now ITV News Channel. No change.
But Ian Beaumont thinks the broadcasters are missing the pound
Thank heavens for FilmFour
Getting away from Sky and going free-to-air
One ITV multiplies the business risks, says Ian Beaumont
Ian Beaumont says 24 hour television is a waste of time
Can dancing be as good as the whole world?
And they're off: ITV Digital bows out
ITV Digital goes into receivership
And after that
And after that
Ian Beaumont waves goodbye to Westward
Ian Beaumont on the eras of the fourth channel
Changes predicted for when a crisis comes to a head
The best of presentation techniques
From Sky Channel to Sky One
And after that
The third or so force in television news
From Galaxy to Sky One
The story so far (to 2001)
Trouble up t'mill at ITV Digital
Regions and how they work now
Ian Beaumont wants media independence for the south west
Ian Beaumont asks is public service exists in commercial TV
Ian Beaumont on the death of regional ITV
Ian Beaumont watches ITV slide out of the running
Ian Beaumont misses his region
Ian Beaumont on branding old and new
What happened next
Exquisitely British heroes
Is DAB on the way out?
Growing up with Radios 1 & 2
Local radio makes its way down the Cornwall peninsular
The slow arrival of radio in the south west
The slow death of a radio behemoth
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