Tag archive for ‘BBC’
Israel Moskowitz On Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

BBC to Air Kibbutz Volunteer Reality Show

  After an endless barrage of reality television shows has inundated our screens in recent years, finally kibbutz volunteers have been given their 15 minutes of fame, as the Kibbutz Movement is now seeking More...

News Brief On Monday, June 20th, 2016

Successful Cancer Drug Made in Israel? BBC Won’t Tell You

  An Israeli-developed drug cocktail that has been shown to cure 58% of terminally ill cancer patients has been approved in record time by the National Health Service of the United Kingdom. BBC, reporting More...

Ilan Shavit On Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

BBC TV Chief Danny Cohen to Leave Corporation

  BBC Director of Television, Danny Cohen, is to exit the corporation at the end of November. A Guardian source said Cohen wanted to exit the corporation to allow time for a replacement to be appointed More...

News Brief On Sunday, August 30th, 2015

LONDON: BBC Chair Rona Fairhead Faces Lawsuit Over Channel Closure

It seemed that maybe the saga of BBC Three was drawing to a close. Despite a spirited campaign headed up by programme-makers Jimmy Mulville and Jon Thoday, the supervisory BBC Trust decided in June to provisionally More...

Niva Goldberg On Thursday, June 18th, 2015

The BBC Is Testing iPlayer That Can Be Controlled With Your Mind

In a blog post, Cyrus Saihan, the Head of Business Development for the BBC’s Digital division, explains how the corporation has teamed up with the company This Place to create the prototype application More...

Niva Goldberg On Monday, May 18th, 2015

Nigella Lawson Will Announce UK Results for Eurovision Song Contest

The TV chef Nigella Lawson confirmed on Twitter she will reading the voting results for the UK during the final on Saturday night. She wrote: “Yes, it’s true. Oui, c’est vrai. Ja, das ist More...

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Lily Bethlehem On Sunday, March 8th, 2015

Businessman Claims His Objection to Rona Fairhead as BBC Chief Was Suppressed

The BBC scores a point for objectivity in reporting when an interview questioning Rona Fairhead’s suitability for the job as chair of the BBC Trust  while moonlighting at scandal-ridden HSBC, might have More...

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Vered Weiss On Thursday, March 5th, 2015

Rona Fairhead Advocates Pay Limits for BBC Actors While Making a Bundle Moonlighting

Rona Fairhead, head of the BBC Trust, said that talent is important, but its value has a limit, at least financially. With the BBC cutting its spending by 15% since 2008, Rona Fairhead says it must go More...

Eli Horn On Thursday, February 5th, 2015

BBC Trust Chairman Rona Fairhead Promises to Consult Viewers

Rona Fairhead, the new chairman of the BBC’s governing body, vowed to identify and deal with the broadcaster’s faults and challenges as well as reach out to the public regarding the future of the company. There More...

Google Reaches Deal on Privacy in UK

Google has changed its privacy policies in the U.K. It was forced to do so in order to avoid heavy fines. The company has promised to better inform users as to how it handles their personal information. Under a More...


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