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- Hotter TV competition in the air. van der Walt, Dous // Finance Week;07/30/99, p18
Reports on the increased competition in television broadcasting in South Africa. Relaxation of government regulations in broadcasting; Expansion of the Bop television station's market base; Possible sale of the station; Possible conversion of Bop into a free-to-air station.
- TV critics: Networks failing to implement diversity. Freeman, Michael // Electronic Media;07/24/2000, Vol. 19 Issue 30, p13
Reports on television critics' claim that broadcast networks failed to implement diversity in their operations. Critics' call for networks to broaden their support of other minority groups; Failure of networks to create racially diverse programming; TV critics' lack of response in the...
- When local TV news came from faces you could trust. Brady, James // Crain's New York Business;9/8/2003, Vol. 19 Issue 36, p8
Not a great week for local television news aficionados in New York City. Channel 4 of WNBC canned MichÃ¨le Marsh as anchorwoman. At Channel 2 of WCBS they eliminated their 4:30 afternoon newscast, which for some years has been beating the competition to the news punch. Now Channel 2 reports at...
- Ready to take off. Trigoboff, Dan // Broadcasting & Cable;11/11/2002, Vol. 132 Issue 46, p19
Reports on the possible upsurge in the television broadcasting industry of Corpus Christi, Texas. Expectations from political events to revive the broadcasting market of Corpus Christi; Ratings of television broadcasters according to the local news they broadcast; Reluctance of KZTV television...
- Even this TV critic has stopped watching the 10 o'clock news. Frohlichstein, Tripp // St. Louis Journalism Review;Sep99, Vol. 30 Issue 219, p6
Explains why people from Saint Louis, Missouri are no longer interested in watching the 10 o'clock news. Presence of alternatives like the Internet and cable which allow people to know the news even before 10 o'clock; Selectivity of the news reported; Lack of in-depth investigation on the issues.
- Cablevision, YES need to agree in '03. Kiernan, John // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);1/3/2003, Vol. 50 Issue 1, p31A
Comments on the need of Cablevision to carry the Yankee games on YES network. Loss of a Cablevision contract; Problems of Cablevision relating to public relations; Recognition of the value of owning and controlling the sports entity.
- Raids still haunt media in Russia. Holdsworth, Nick // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;05/30/2000, Vol. 363 Issue 13, p83
Reports on continued government pressures on television firms in Russia. Raids of the Moscow offices of Media-MOST; Government restrictions on media freedom through tax and other strategies; Reaction by the National Association of Telebroadcasters to the raids.
- TELEVISION NEWS: Information or Infotainment? Medved, Michael // USA Today Magazine;May2000, Vol. 128 Issue 2660, p58
Criticizes the television news as a source of entertainment rather than information. Evidence that television news tilt towards entertainment and entertainers; Why television news encourages self-pity; How television news encourages superficiality and subjectivity.
- Chirac seeks Gallic CNN. James, Alison // Daily Variety;1/10/2003, Vol. 278 Issue 5, p64
Reports on the support of President Jacques Chirac to the proposal to establish a Gallic-language news channel in France.