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MIL-Evening Report: ABC’s shortwave cutback ‘weakens thin link’ for Pacific, says PMC

By   /  August 9, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Australia, Broadcasting, Broadcasting review, Development, Development Communication, English, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, Vanuatu  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: ABC’s shortwave cutback ‘weakens thin link’ for Pacific, says PMC

Australian broadcasting cutbacks “sorry loss to people and cultures” in the Pacific. Image: ABC Pacific Beat By Leilani Sitagata of Pacific Media Watch The Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s cutback in services to the Asia-Pacific region has “weakened the thin link” that many parts of the region have with the “outside world”, says the Pacific Media Centre. […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Short-wave radio saves lives and foreign aid dollars, says McGarry

By   /  August 4, 2018  /  ABC review, Aid, Aid Policy, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Broadcasting, Development, Disasters, English, Evening Report, Featured, Media, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Radio, Reportage, Reports, Shortwave, Vanuatu  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Short-wave radio saves lives and foreign aid dollars, says McGarry

A recent photo of the current rumbling of Mt Lombenden volcano on Ambae Island, Vanuatu. Image: lechaudrondevulcain.com Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Vanuatu has appealed to Australia to restore short-wave radio services to the Pacific region, after they were switched off by the ABC in 2017, reports Radio Australia. Prime Minister Charlot Salwai said other forms […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Committee raises concerns on HFSS advertising with Minister

By   /  August 2, 2018  /  agricultureanimalsfoodandruralaffairs, British House Of Lords News, Broadcasting, committeenews, culturemediaandsport, England, English, Europe, food, great britain, Health, healthservicesandmedicine, houseoflords, lordsnews, Media, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Parliament, parliamentgovernmentandpolitics, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Committee raises concerns on HFSS advertising with Minister

Source: British House Of Lords News 01 August 2018Lord Gilbert of Panteg, the Chairman of the Communications Committee, has written to the Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, on the Government’s proposed consultation on introducing a 9pm television watershed for advertising High in Fat, Salt or Sugar (HFSS) products. BackgroundIn its action plan […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Should online platforms have more liability for the content that they host?

By   /  July 10, 2018  /  British Parliament News, Broadcasting, committeenews, culturemediaandsport, England, English, Europe, great britain, houseoflords, Internet Communications Technology, internetandcybercrime, lordsnews, Media, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Parliament, parliamentgovernmentandpolitics, Police, Technology, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Should online platforms have more liability for the content that they host?

Source: British Parliament News 10 July 2018The Communications Committee takes evidence from three of the UK’s largest Internet Service Providers (ISPs). Sky, Virgin Media and TalkTalk are questioned as part of the Committee’s inquiry investigating internet regulation. BackgroundThe session covers topics including the liability that online platforms should have for the content that they host; […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Changing behaviour is ‘significant risk’ to BBC commercial performance

By   /  July 6, 2018  /  British Parliament News, Broadcasting, committeenews, commonsnews, culturemediaandsport, England, English, Europe, great britain, houseofcommons, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Parliament, parliamentgovernmentandpolitics, publicexpenditure, Show on home page, Trade, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Changing behaviour is ‘significant risk’ to BBC commercial performance

Source: British Parliament News 06 July 2018The Public Accounts Committee report finds BBC must strike balance between serving UK audiences and seeking to grow revenue in challenging market. Increasingly competitive market for BBC’s commercial workThe BBC is facing increasing challenges from commercial competitors including Netflix, Amazon and independent television channels. So its commercial work which […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Findings of S4C review considered

By   /  July 4, 2018  /  Aid, British Parliament News, Broadcasting, businessindustryandconsumers, committeenews, commonsnews, Culture, culturemediaandsport, England, English, Europe, great britain, houseofcommons, Media, membersofparliament, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Parliament, Show on home page, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Findings of S4C review considered

Source: British Parliament News 03 July 2018The Welsh Affairs Committee will consider the future of S4C in a one-off evidence session. Reforms to S4CThe Committee hears evidence from the author of ‘Building an S4C for the future’, Euryn Ogwen Williams, as well as the S4C Authority Chair and Chief Executive. Margot James MP, Minister for Digital and […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Lords to debate Political Polling and Digital Media report

By   /  June 27, 2018  /  British Parliament News, Broadcasting, committeenews, culturemediaandsport, Elections, England, English, Europe, great britain, houseoflords, lordsnews, Media, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Parliament, parliamentgovernmentandpolitics, Politics, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Lords to debate Political Polling and Digital Media report

Source: British Parliament News 26 June 2018Following publication of the Committee’s report, The politics of polling, the House of Lords will debate the report from the Select Committee on Political Polling and Digital Media on Tuesday 3 July. The Select Committee on Political Polling and Digital Media was appointed on 29 June 2017 to consider […]

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MIL-Evening Report: China takes up Australia’s former radio frequencies in Pacific

By   /  June 23, 2018  /  ABC, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Australia, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Broadcasting, China, English, Evening Report, Frequencies, Media, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific broadcasting, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific radio, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Radio, Reportage, Reports, RNZ Pacific  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: China takes up Australia’s former radio frequencies in Pacific

A ni-Vanuatu family with their shortwave radio … vital for news and current affairs. Image: Vila Times By RNZ Pacific China has taken over many of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s former shortwave radio frequencies into the Pacific. In response to budget cuts, the ABC last year ceased shortwave broadcasting in the Asia-Pacific region ahead of […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: How should children be better protected online?

By   /  June 18, 2018  /  Brexit, British House Of Lords News, Broadcasting, childrenandfamilies, committeenews, communitiesandfamilies, culturemediaandsport, Economics, Economy, England, English, Europe, great britain, houseoflords, Human Rights, Internet Communications Technology, law, Legal, lordsnews, Media, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Parliament, parliamentgovernmentandpolitics, Social Media, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: How should children be better protected online?

Source: British House Of Lords News 18 June 2018The Communications Committee continues hearing evidence for its inquiry The Internet: to regulate or not to regulate? BackgroundIn the first session, the Committee questions legal practitioners with expertise in media and defamation law and human rights. They give their views on how internet regulation affects their clients […]

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