Here Wiggo again…It’s Sports Personality of the Year!

      So it’s nearing the end of 2012 and amongst the inevitable novelty Christmas singles, bad TV specials and God-awful animated films, the television viewing public of Great Britain were treated to the annual glitz-fest that is BBC Sports Personality of the Year.  This was a chance to look back at what was …

Great Expectations – Review

    2012 marks the 200th Anniversary of the birth of Charles Dickens and the release of the 16th adaption of his thrilling novel Great Expectations. This time, director Mike Newell offers a cross section of some of Britain’s best actors who supply the film with completely redeeming performances.Jeremy Irvine (War Horse, Now Is Good) …

TV licensing-What you need to know

    This September Leeds Met welcomed almost 8,000 new students and another 22,000 returned from their summer break to continue their studies.   A new finding by the TV Licensing authority revealed that 28% of students, both new and old, we’re unaware that they needed a TV Licence to watch programmes on any medium. …

Free App of the Week: BBC News

  As a student studying Photographic Journalism, I’m constantly keeping up with the latest news. I use twitter, @snoopedselby, to follow what’s going on locally. I use facebook to share the news and interesting articles I find and/or write. Amongst the usual social networks, I make full use of the free apps available to me …

TV This Week: Britain’s Got Talent

.   Series six of Britain’s Got Talent is upon us, with another change of judges. This year features popular comedian David Walliams, alongside 2007 winner and former judge of Strictly Come Dancing, Alesha Dixon. If for some reason you have avoided watching Britain’s Got Talent for the entirety of its five year run, this is …

F1: BBC to share broadcasting rights with Sky

        The BBC and Sky have joined together in a 6 year deal to share the broadcasting rights for the 2012 F1 race calendar. After negotiating the rights from ITV in 2008, the BBC has been the exclusive broadcaster for F1 coverage in the UK. However, last summer Sky Sports and BBC signed a six …