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Mob control

Pro-Israel lobby targets BBC online poll ‘Megaphone’ lobbyware mobilisation BBC History Magazine was forced to remove an online poll after it was targeted by a project aimed at influencing internet opinion in Israel’s favour.…

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Nimble and new

Star, Nimbus ink sporty deal To launch cricket-centric sports channel, NEO Sports, by year end. It make big news when Nimbus got the cricket telecast rights. Next , Murdoch buying a stake in Nimbus was hot too. But Nimbus joining Star to launch a cricket-centric channel. Man, that’s boring. technorati tags:cricket, broadcast, nimbus, star, murdoch, […]

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A reliable source

Reliance shelves foray into TV news The Reliance group has junked its plans to get into television news business. This Business Standard report did surprise me. Reliance thinking about getting into the news business? Well media policy will come of age soon. It should, PLEASE. technorati tags:television, reliance, ambanis, media, policy, ownership

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Desktop sales strong, notebooks increasing too

Business Line : Desktop sales may cross 56 lakh units: MAIT Desktop sales in fiscal 2006-07 are expected to cross 56 lakh units, according to a report by Manufacturers’ Association for Information Technology (MAIT), an industry body. Desktops and laptops taken together crossed 12 lakh units for the quarter April-June of FY2006-07. But another important […]