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  1. News - Hong Kong - MEDIA

    PCCW gets tuned in to free-to-air TV tug of war

    Posted Jun 11th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Broadcaster insists it's the strongest of three stations seeking new licences and says they should be granted to all, not just the 'winners' PCCW gets tuned in for free TV tussle The publicity battle between three t ...

  2. News - China - MEDIA

    'Ridiculous' rape scene 'may be cut' from anti-Japanese war drama

    Posted Mar 26th 2013, 11:49am by Ernest Kao

    ... Scene from mainland China TV series Jianzai Xianshang criticised The scene is during the second world war. An attractive heroine from China, who has lethal martial arts training ... criticised mainland-produced anti-Japanese war dramas for being “ entertainment-oriented ” content which distorted history and misled young people.         ...

  3. Lifestyle - Books - MEDIA

    Book review: The Invention of News, by Andrew Pettegree

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 04:21pm by GDN

    ... and the first front-page illustration-- an artist's impression of a battle in the Thirty Years' War- to a publication in Holland. The Reformation, the historian suggests, was Europe's ... or death is determined by speed and trustworthiness. In 1900, Reuters in London knew about the relief of Mafeking in the second Boer war long before the military commander in South Africa was even ...

  4. News - China Insider - MEDIA

    Beijing’s call to ban foreign words in Chinese media meets with mocking satire

    Posted Apr 27th 2014, 06:10pm by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com The Chinese authorities' recent call to banish foreign words in Chinese publications and broadcast has soon met with scathing sarcasm and mockery online. The Communist Party mouthpiece  People’s Daily has been waging a war on the direct use of non-Chinese words such as “iPhone” and “Wi-fi” in the Chinese language. The paper has published two editorials ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - MEDIA

    FCC in tug-of-war over film that alludes to members' legal dispute

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 04:23am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry FCC embroiled in tug-of-war over film The Foreign Correspondents Club (FCC) in Hong Kong has been accused of censorship for refusing to screen a film to mark the 101st birthday ... at an October birthday celebration for the FCC doyenne, who began six decades as a foreign correspondent in 1939 by famously breaking the news of the outbreak of the second world war from the Polish ...

  6. News - World - MEDIA

    Francis becomes first pope to land a Rolling Stone cover

    Posted Jan 30th 2014, 04:57pm by AFP

    ... editors said they had been struck by his seeming effort to play down “culture war issues” and his willingness to talk ”about real world economic issues in starkly moral terms”. “His tone ...

  7. News - China - MEDIA

    Chinese tycoon Chen Guangbiao says he is in talks to buy New York Times

    Posted Jan 01st 2014, 01:14pm by Agence France Press in Beijing

    ... not to visit the controversial Yasukuni war shrine in Tokyo. Abe did so last week. The New York Times published a report in 2012 detailing the vast wealth of former Chinese prime minister Wen Jiabao’s ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - MEDIA

    Exco chief says HKTV decision reflected 'cautious' approach to local market

    Posted Nov 04th 2013, 06:09am by Tony Cheung, Candy Chan

    ... in addition to TVB and ATV. His remarks come amid a tug of war between the government and HKTV staff for the support of lawmakers ahead of a Legislative Council vote on Wednesday that could force ...

  9. Lifestyle - Books - MEDIA

    Book review: Out of Print, by George Brock

    Posted Oct 27th 2013, 04:36pm by Vernon Ram

    ... were left with only one or two newspapers. Washington was the most powerful Western capital in a world divided by the new cold war. Journalism's mission was lifted by America's new ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - MEDIA

    Slide in television ratings is no drama, says TVB

    Posted Aug 09th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... picture. Beauty at War, the sequel to the successful 2004 series War and Beauty, fell below 20 points in May- a highly unusual outcome for a prime-time drama. Only one drama, Inbound Troubles, ...




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