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Women for Women : ‘No’ campaign slammed for ‘sexist’ advert

by Will Corry on August 28, 2014

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Research : Half of the over 60′s have had regrets that they weren’t reckless enough in their youth

by Will Corry on August 27, 2014

The stereotypical image of the older generation is dead and buried – because modern pensioners believe bingo and knitting is 'boring', it emerged yesterday.

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“A half-baked plot with no proper climax or resolution” / Peter Capaldi’s Doctor Who debut

by Will Corry on August 24, 2014

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Racism / “Doesn’t see a problem” Clarkson / Top Gear will change as a result of its racism scandals says the head of BBC television

by Will Corry on August 22, 2014

Jeremy Clarkson is not "untouchable" and Top Gear will change as a result of its racism scandals, the head of BBC television has said, as he warns no star presenter is bigger than the corporation.

Danny Cohen, the director of television, likened the BBC to a football club, saying no-one is bigger than the team regardless of their value.

Previous Article on Jeremy Clarkson

Saying Clarkson still "doesn't see a problem" with some of the language he used, he added the Top Gear presenter continues to think the BBC "overreacted" to accusations of racism on the show.

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Euronews brings 24 hour world news coverage to TVPlayer / Simplestream

by Will Corry on August 19, 2014

@TVPlayer has signed a major licensing agreement making Euronews now available to its viewers in the UK

Lyon, France, August 19th 2014 Euronews, @euronews the most-watched news channel in Europe, has now launched on leading live TV streaming service, TVPlayer.

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One viewpoint : “Jonathan Ross should not be invited back” / What do you think?

by Will Corry on August 16, 2014

Wossy is back... But Andrew Sachs's wife is not happy about it | Enjoy - Really Fresh 'Social Business' News | Scoop.it

Jonathan Ross is to return to BBC radio for the first time since he became embroiled in a controversy involving Andrew Sachs six years ago, a decision which the actor's wife has slammed as “disgusting”.

What do you think? will@themarketingblog.co.uk

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Contagious London is taking Charlie Bigham’s posh food brand onto television

by Will Corry on August 1, 2014

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Video : How Boardwalk Empire has become one of the most popular American crime shows ever

by Will Corry on July 28, 2014

As Boardwalk Empire heads into its final season, it's worth looking back to see how it became such a favourite with fans and critics alike.

Set during the prohibition era, the series follows 'Nucky' Thompson (Steve Buscemi), a politician who controlled Atlantic City at the time. The show begins just as prohibition is being introduced and depicts in incredible style, the crimes, backstabbing and violence that took place.

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“Scotland is the host nation for the Commonwealth games this year. But you wouldn’t know on the BBC. Union Flags, Gary Lineker – bizarre”

by Will Corry on July 24, 2014

We give you the misses from the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony via the Guardian

• In its echo of the reference to Brookside's lesbian kiss in the London 2012 ceremony, the Barrowman kiss made us seem a rather prurient nation

• On the eve of Scotland's referendum on independence, the ceremony resorted to clichés of the Loch Ness monster, Irn Bru and a sea of tartan instead of telling viewers something new

• The overhead shots made it look like a good few ticket-holders had decided to plump for a quiet night in front of the telly instead

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Video : Penelope Cruz and a new Agent Provocateur Ad

by Will Corry on July 23, 2014

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