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Financial crisis = televisual crack

February 5, 2009


Here is another one of those “no shit Sherlock” reports.  A report commissioned by Sky News reports that television reports about the banking crisis having had the biggest impact on British viewers of any news story in the last 20 years. Isn’t it slightly disingenuous to report this as news? Anyone working in a TV newsroom […]

Network news – inside the dragon’s den

October 20, 2008


Back on the day shift and the joys of the morning editorial meeting beckon. Each morning at an hour long meeting takes place in which the programme editors of the news bulletins thrash out what news you the viewer will consume. It’s a bit like the Roman gods; they decide what stories the correspondents will […]