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Legendary interviewer & RT host Larry King dies at 87

Beloved US talk show legend Larry King has died in hospital at the age of 87 following a long illness, his family confirmed. The veteran interviewer won stacks of awards during his career and hosted RT America’s Politicking show. King passed away at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center on Saturday morning, his production company, Ora Media, […]Read More

Asia

Philippines’ largest television network shut down by government

Following the expiry of broadcast corporation ABS-CBN’s legislative franchise, the Philippine government issued a cease and desist order dated yesterday, forcing the shut-down of broadcasting operations by the company. Later in the evening, the network signed off and went off-air. The last time the Philippine government ordered the network to shut down was during the […]Read More

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Seven struggling digital TV channels return licenses

Operators of seven struggling digital TV channel today returned their licenses to the broadcast regulator, the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC), bringing the number of digital TV channels still operating in Thailand down from 22 to just 15. Letters expressing intent to withdraw from the terrestrial digital TV business were submitted to the NBTC […]Read More

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Television Ordered to Restore Full Color

BANGKOK — A week before the cremation of King Bhumibol, the national broadcasting regulator told television stations Thursday to stop stripping the color from their programming. The urgent order to restore full color was passed on to all channels yesterday evening with instructions it go into effect immediately after royal news programming. The previous order […]Read More

Technology

Facebook reportedly readying an app for TV boxes

PanARMENIAN.Net – Facebook Inc. might be coming to a bigger small screen. The social network is developing a video-centric app for television set-top boxes, including Apple Inc.’s Apple TV, people familiar with the matter said, giving it a home for video content—as well as a new vehicle for video advertising, The Wall Street Journal reports. […]Read More

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Australian television program apologizes over mocking Thai mourners

BANGKOK, 20 October 2016 (NNT) – An Australian television program has issued a formal apology to the Kingdom of Thailand for mocking its state of mourning. “Have You Been Paying Attention?” a program on Australia’s Network Ten has issued a letter of apology after one of its segments that aired on October 17 mocked the […]Read More

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Media oppose NCPO broadcasting order

Print, broadcasting and online news organisations on Friday criticised the National Council for Peace and Order’s order granting immunity to broadcasting and telecom regulators, saying it violates freedom of the press and demanding a review. Their joint statement was released on Friday despite a deputy prime minister’s explanations. Full story: Bangkok PostRead More