TV, internet and other media

TV, internet and other media

 

Let's think about bread: the internet moves from community forum to shopping mall
Sunday, 10 December 2017 21:22

Let's think about bread: the internet moves from community forum to shopping mall

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Dennis Broe compares the current attempts to overrule the principle of net neutrality with 18C French economists' rejection of bread price controls. The U.S. regulatory body the Federal Communications Commission is set to overrule the principle of net neutrality where all speed on the internet is roughly equal and instead…
Deutschland 83: Replacing Reality with Fantasy
K2_PUBLISHED_ON Sunday, 10 January 2016 06:46

Deutschland 83: Replacing Reality with Fantasy

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John Green outlines the disappointing failure of the new TV series to accurately portray life and events in East Germany. The gullibility of even sophisticated audiences and readers when it comes to accepting pure fiction as reality never ceases to amaze me. This is particularly so with portrayals of East-West…
The BBC: national treasure or tool of propaganda?
K2_PUBLISHED_ON Monday, 30 November 2015 18:33

The BBC: national treasure or tool of propaganda?

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Chris Jury explains why we should defend the BBC against the free-marketeers. The period of public consultation on the BBC Charter renewal has already been undermined by the announcement that from next year the BBC will be responsible for the cost of providing free TV licences to the over-75s. This in…
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