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Aug 26

Team Assistant, Africa Regional Programme – BBC World Service Trust – London, United Kingdom

Tweet Application Deadline:  September 11, 2011 The BBC World Service Trust is the independent international charity of the BBC which uses media to advance development worldwide. Our mission is to improve the quality of people’s lives in developing  countries through innovative use of media. We do this through our focus on health, governance, livelihoods, climate …

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Jun 20

No more raunchy performances on TV shows

Tweet It has emerged that a set of new TV guidelines would be passed to prohibit raunchy performances on shows such as ‘The X Factor’. UK broadcasting watchdog Ofcom would issue the new rules to tighten up the TV watershed just in time for the autumn series of the talent show. The move came after …

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Jun 07

French regulator bars ‘Follow us on Twitter’ on TV

Tweet Broadcasters in France must not use promotional lines like “Follow us on Twitter” or “Find us on Facebook” on the air because they violate a ban on secret advertising, a regulator says. Bloggers pilloried the government over the decision, suggesting it was another sign that France is too inflexible on Internet innovations. Click here …

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Jun 07

Broadcasters in New Zealand lash out at online content regulation

Tweet Broadcasters have hit out at the Broadcasting Standards Authority’s call for more powers to regulate content through internet television services such as iSky and TVNZ Ondemand. The authority said its inability to oversee internet broadcasts was an anomaly that defied the intention of the Broadcasting Act. Chief executive Dominic Sheehan said it could regulate …

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Jun 02

Outsiders weigh in on retrans row

Tweet The Beltway battle over proposed changes to the retransmission consent law is coming to a head at the FCC. The key constituencies in the fight — broadcasters on one side, and cable, satellite and telco TV operators on the other — have staked out familiar positions in making their cases for preserving or overhauling …

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