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Sinn Fein broadcasting ban lifted twenty years ago today

On this day twenty years ago, the British government lifted the broadcasting ban on voices of Sinn Fein and paramilitary groups which had been adopted six years previously. The ban had proved hugely controversial as journalists and the media argued that it made reporting on issues in Northern Ireland near impossible.

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Related Topix: Sinn Fein, Entertainment, Television, Irish Republican Army

Tue Sep 16, 2014

Roll Call

NRCC Makes $1 Million Ad Buy to Defend GOP Incumbent

The National Republican Congressional Committee on Tuesday reserved $1 million in television airtime to defend Michigan Rep. Dan Benishek, according to a source tracking buys in the district. The NRCC will go up Friday on Traverse City broadcast and stay up through Election Day in support of the two-term incumbent.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Dan Benishek, Entertainment, Television, Mitt Romney

Danielbowen.com

Why does the government want to kill Community TV?

It takes a special kind of cunning to first nobble the National Broadband Network, that if fully implemented might have been able to reliably deliver realtime high-definition video into homes This seems like a bad idea in many ways, not the least of which is that many of the disenfranchised and elderly members of our society who might use community TV may be less likely to have good quality internet connections. Community TV doesn't just broadcast programmes and issues that can't get an airing on mainstream channels, it's also a training ground for talent, and to help that happen, the broadcasts need to be easily found.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television

Criminal Report Daily

Rarely Seen Jellyfish Relative Caught on Camera

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is celebrating "30 Days of the Ocean" in the month of June, as it honors both National Ocean Month and World Ocean Day . What better time, then, to check out photos of undersea life and be reminded that things "down there" are just as important as things up here on land.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Moss Landing, CA

Examiner.com

Rihanna vs. NFL: Thursday Night Football gets new music after star rips NFL

NFL fans are upset, Rihanna is furious and the National Football League still hasn't gotten the public's trust after the damage done by player's conduct including alleged domestic violence. In fact, the situation seems to be spinning further out of control as Rihanna and the NFL have a public showdown over her music slated for the Thursday Night Football program.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television

The Daily Star

Ecnec clears much-awaited satellite launching project

In the May 21 photo, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina speaks at a meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council at capital's NSC auditorium. Photo: BSS The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council today approved the much-awaited 'Bangabandhu Satellite Launching' project with an outlay of Tk 2967.95 crore, aiming to launch the country's first satellite in the orbit.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Bangladesh, World News, Asia

Houston Press

5 More Crazy Things in Texas New Textbooks: Climate Change Edition

If you were already disturbed by what we've already told you is in the proposed social studies textbooks soon to be in a Texas classroom near you, you probably don't want to know what the books say about climate change, since a lot of it is about as accurate as The Day After Tomorrow. However, the folks over at the National Center for Science Education got curious enough to take a look at these textbooks, written according to the guidelines provided by the State Board of Education a few years back.

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Related Topix: Texas, Entertainment, Television, Global Warming

KOLD-TV Tucson

Forecasters: Arizona to see wetter weather

PHOENIX - A week after the Phoenix area received record rainfall, more heavy rain and the possibility of localized flooding are expected across much of Arizona. The National Weather Service says showers and thunderstorms will return this week as moisture from Hurricane Odile and the typical monsoon weather pattern increases the potential for rain.

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Related Topix: Weather, Entertainment, Television, Hurricane Odile, Hurricane, Hurricane Norbert

Mon Sep 15, 2014

New York Post

NFL falls to No. 3 in league loyalty following Rice brouhaha

The league just fell from first place to third in fan loyalty versus other sports leagues, according to a new survey out from Brand Keys, a branding firm which specializes in analyzing consumer sentiment. The survey, conducted four days after a video emerged showing Baltimore Ravens player Ray Rice punching his wife , overturned the NFL's position as the No.

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Sunday Herald

Union condemns bullying of journalists during campaign

PEOPLE on both sides of the referendum debate have been urged to "reign in the abuse" being directed at reporters covering the campaign amid claims of intimidation. PEOPLE on both sides of the referendum debate have been urged to \"reign in the abuse\" being directed at reporters covering the campaign amid claims of intimidation.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Entertainment, Television

The Washington Post

NLRB rules against CNN over 2003 dismissals, reorganization

The National Labor Relations Board today reaffirmed a 2008 decision against CNN America Inc. , concluding that its move to sever ties with hundreds of unionized contract workers in 2003 at the New York and Washington bureaus and replace them with non-unionized CNN staffers violated their rights. "These workers have waited far too long for this measure of justice to finally be delivered and have suffered far too much as the result of these unlawful activities," said Jim Joyce, president of the National Association of Broadcast Employees and Technicians-Communications Workers of America in a news release.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Sports

InsideHalton.com

Lakefield student could be Canada's smartest person

Nader Nadernejad, a Grade 12 student at Lakefield District Secondary School, will be a contestant on CBC's Canada's Smartest Person television show. He is one of 32 individuals participating in the show which premiers on Sept.

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CBC News

Brain's response to Hitchcock film gives neuroscientists clues to vegetative state

Adrian Owen, left, and Lorina Naci showed that a patient with unknown levels of consciousness could monitor and analyze information from the environment in the same way as healthy individuals. A short Alfred Hitchcock film has helped neuroscientists in London, Ont.

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Related Topix: Hitchcock, Canada, Entertainment, Television, Science / Technology

The Nation

Can the US Defeat ISIS Without Bombs?

What's the best US response to ISIS? That's the question that Katrina vanden Heuvel and Rich Lowry of the National Review tackle on this episode of the radio program Both Sides Now . Vanden Heuvel explains that "when there are no military solutions the alternative is not nothing."

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, US News, Liberal Political News

Boating Industry

NMMA hosting election outlook webinar

The National Marine Manufacturers Association's government relations staff will be hosting a webinar focusing on the key regulatory issues facing the industry and the upcoming election this Thursday, September 18. It will include updates on a number of issues, including a The Renewable Fuel Standard and E15 a The Magnuson-Stevens Act Reauthorization a How the Ex-Im Bank legislation could affect your business. a Election forecasting and how predicted changes could impact the boating industry The webinar will be presented by Jeff Gabriel, NMMA's legislative counsel and Nicole Vasilaros, director of regulatory and legal affairs.

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Bangkok Post

The carrot, finally

Broadcasting regulators have finally dangled the carrot, in an effort to break the impasse caused by Channel 3's refusal to simulcast. The broadcasting committee of the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission on Monday hinted it might help Channel 3 reduce the cost of simulcasting.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, World News, Thailand,

Slovak Spectator

[Locked] VAT lottery to change

AFTER the reported decrease of participants in the National Receipt Lottery , the state-run lottery company Tipos is opting for changes that begin in late September, including daily broadcast drawings and an increase in the total number of winners. If you want to access the rest of this article, and all other premium content on websites that are part of the PIANO system, you can do so by subscribing to PIANO for only 1,39 euro a week.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Little Professor

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

I broke my rule about non-business-related travel to trek down to NYC for the National Ballet of Canada's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland . When I've discussed Alice before, I've noted that it's unbelievably difficult to adapt: Alice's plotless adventures, in which she stumbles again and again into situations where the characters simply have no interest in her arrival and even less in her departure, work magically on the page but frequently become inert on stage or film.

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Related Topix: Children TV, Adventures in Wonderland, Entertainment, Television, Arts, Ballet

Bangkok Post

Digital disagreement

Viewers will be the main losers in the spat between NBTC and Channel 3. The warring parties must find a compromise. Ms Supin is unhappy today, upset with the thought that she may not be able to continue watching her favourite soap opera on Channel 3 as it faces a blackout.

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Bangkok Post

Why should Channel 3 be allowed special treatment?

To begin with, I am not a fan of TV Channel 3's soap operas or Sorayuth Suthassanachinda's morning reading of news stories from maintstream newspapers. So if Channel 3 goes blank on Sept 24 when all cable and satellite operators stop broadcasting the station's analogue programmes, I will not miss any of them.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Opinion

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