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Devil’s in the detail when it comes to broadcasting cuts

Media stories are like buses in Wales – there’s none for ages and then a whole run of them arrive at your feet.  No sooner has the new chair of S4C, Huw Jones, been announced, and the Culture, Media and … Continue reading

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Rali in support of S4C – time to listen to viewers and ensure media plurality in Wales

Cymdeithas yr Iaith Gymraeg (Welsh Language Society) organised a rally yesterday at Cathays Park outside what was, in pre-devolution days, the Welsh office.  Core to Cymdeithas’ argument was the need to guarantee the independence of S4C from the BBC and … Continue reading

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Women work for free from now until New Year’s Eve!

Anyone who has seen Nigel Cole’s new movie, Made in Dagenham, might be interested to know that today (November 2nd, 2010) is equal pay day. According to the Fawcett Society, the full-time pay gap between women and men – at 16.4% – … Continue reading

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