Carol Nahra

1,945 Added | 16 Magazines | 5 Likes | 7 Following | 74 Followers | @cahana | I teach documentaries and digital culture to American university students in London, and juggle a number of documentary gigs...

Bury me, my Love on the App Store

This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.<p>Screenshots<p>Description<p>Bury me my Love tells the story of Syrian refugee Nour and her …

British indie TV producers a victim of own success as foreign owners swoop

The excellence of UK programme-making, and demand for content, has seen leading independents snapped up by multinationals<p>In a world where media giants are trying to woo viewers with high-class programming, the UK's flourishing independent TV production companies have become prime bid targets.<p>It's …

America: where British sitcoms go to die

It is the holy grail for British writers – having your sitcom remade for America. But can Raised by Wolves succeed where Fawlty Towers flopped?<p>Imagine an alternative universe where Dad’s Army, The Young Ones, The Thick of It and Spaced never got past the pilot stage and Fawlty Towers was cancelled …


Best multichannel programme: Love Island

SHORTLISTED<p>Michaela Coel’s Bafta-winning semi-autobiographical comedy once again offered an original and upbeat take on working class life and …

British Humour

‘Love Island is a window into modern dating’ says Richard Cowles


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Television (UK)

Fake Hat-Gate Claims Had Social Media Reach of Over 2 Million - Guido Fawkes

Fake claims that <i>Newsnight</i> photoshopped Jeremy Corbyn to make him look like a “<i>Soviet stooge”</i> had a social media reach of over 2 million, analysis by …

Why won’t TV rights company pouring millions into English football reveal its owners?

Pitch International, which has bought and sold on overseas rights from the FA and EFL, has an anonymous shareholder<p>The Football Association unveiled its plans last month for a menu of multimillion-pound investment into grassroots facilities and projects, and wiping out the debt on Wembley, largely …

The Football League

Not My Job: We Quiz A Member Of The '7 Up' Series About The Number 8

Back in 1964, a British TV company filmed a group of 7-year-olds basically being 7, for a half hour special called <i>7 Up</i>. Then, every seven years, filmmaker Michael Apted went back and made another film about the group: <i>14 Up, 21 Up,</i> and most recently, <i>56 Up.</i> One of those kids was Nick Hitchon, and — …

BBC to team up with rival broadcasters in bid to keep British content on TV

The BBC is to team up with ITV and fellow rival UK broadcasters to help keep British content on television.<p>The corporation’s deputy director-general, …

United Kingdom

Russian voices in western media leave regulators with new type of headache

The political debate over Kremlin-backed RT raises questions about limits of free expression<p>When is a state-run propaganda machine a minor cable TV channel? This is a question which last week reached the House of Commons, as members of parliament debated the issue of Russian involvement in the …

Alex Salmond

FAQ: Is UGC more helpful or harmful to journalism?

<i>The latest set of questions in the semi-regular FAQ section on this blog are about UGC, and come from a student at Liverpool John Moores. Here they</i> …


‘I made Steve Bannon’s psychological warfare tool’: meet the data war whistleblower

For more than a year we’ve been investigating Cambridge Analytica and its links to the Brexit Leave campaign in the UK and Team Trump in the US presidential election. Now, 28-year-old Christopher Wylie goes on the record to discuss his role in hijacking the profiles of millions of Facebook users in …

Cambridge Analytica

UK could rethink social media laws after Brexit, says minister

Matt Hancock says withdrawal offers chance to write laws that are ‘right for the modern times’<p>Brexit could free up Britain to impose world-leading regulations on technology companies, the culture secretary has said. Matt Hancock argued that when Britain left the EU it would no longer be bound by …

Social Media

BBC Taster - Moral Maze Evidence Toolkit

<b>Can You Sum Up the Project</b><p>The Evidence Toolkit is designed to equip you with a toolbox full of gizmos that help you dissect news and figure out what's really going on. It's being deployed as a part of BBC School Report, which this year is focusing on the challenge of fake news.<p><b>How was it created?</b><p>A …

Fake News

BBC - BBC takes ‘fake news’ battle global as interactive game launched in UK - Media Centre

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Fake News

How to make great TV according to Louis Theroux

Despite his inexperience and nerves, he believes it was his curiosity that made the interviews work. “I thought, maybe if I’m curious and I just want …


Michael Hornberger, Professor of Dementia Research at UEA and Cocreator of Sea Hero Quest Smartphone Game

The Elder Interview<p>Professors Eneida Mioshi and Michael Hornberger who are working together, specialising in dementia research and care<p>The Sea Hero …


BBC - BBC Three is set to expand with launch of new editorial pillar - Media Centre

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United Kingdom

BBC film about IRA funeral murders to air in March

Exclusive: The Funeral Murders will focus on atrocity at Milltown cemetery and the revenge attack<p>Unheard testimony from the families of victims of an attack on an IRA funeral by the loyalist paramilitary member Michael Stone and of a revenge attack at a subsequent funeral that killed two British …

Martin McGuinness

Getting it right: the best reporting on white supremacists and neo-Nazis | World news | The Guardian

This past year has seen repeated debates over how the news media cover white supremacist groups. Readers have slammed media profiles of white supremacist leaders for “normalizing” them, while some questioned why news outlets were covering fringe racist groups at all.<p>As part of the joint project by …

Rights & Freedoms

The Future of Sky News Is Suddenly on the Line

Broadcasting live from a glass-box studio at the heart of Sky Plc’s headquarters in west London, the future of Sky News has suddenly become murky.<p>As …

Scottish National Party

Producers Handbook

30 October 2017<p>Unwarranted use of “body cam” footage Channel 5’s “Can’t Pay? We’ll Take it Away!”<p>Ofcom has upheld complaints of unwarranted …

EU Referendum

Muslim radio station fined for broadcasting 'hate speech'

Watchdog Ofcom has fined Radio Dawn £2,000


Ofcom raps digital 'golden oldies' TV channel after third racist term is aired in just over a year when character in 70s WWII drama used derogatory slur

• <b>Talking Pictures TV has been reprimanded by Ofcom over racist language</b>• <b><br>The digital channel was probed after showing WW2 drama, A Family at War</b>• <b><br>One</b> …

Couple filmed being evicted on Channel 5 TV show win damages

Ruling in favour of couple filmed on Can’t Pay? We’ll Take It Away may have repercussions for broadcasters<p>A family filmed being abruptly evicted from their home for Channel 5 series Can’t Pay? We’ll Take It Away has won a high court legal battle, which could force broadcasters to tone down the …

South America

ITV profits hit by steep fall in TV advertising

Broadchurch, Victoria and Love Island prove top shows as shares dip on revenue update<p>ITV’s profits fell sharply last year as the Broadchurch to Love Island broadcaster reported the steepest fall in TV advertising in almost a decade.<p>ITV’s pretax profits fell more than 10% to £500m last year as TV …

Love Island