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ParentPort: Nice idea, shame about the name

Posted by Anne Witton on Tuesday, October 11, 2011, In : Ramblings 

Today David Cameron will officially launch a new website called ParentPort to enable parents to complain about suggestive TV shows, adverts and music videos. The site is a one-stop complaints centre for people to lodge concerns about all kinds of inappropriate material and have their voices heard by industry regulators. According to Reg Bailey of the Mothers’ Union:

“This will be one place where parents can make their voices heard and tell businesses and broadcasters if they feel they have...
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Photography TV?

Posted by Anne Witton on Monday, August 8, 2011, In : Ramblings 
I was wondering the other day why there are and hardly any programmes about photography on TV. With the exception of an excellent series that the BBC did called The Genius of Photography (in 2007 mind you!), I don't think I've seen any programmes about photography on mainstream TV.* This seems odd given that photography is a hugely popular hobby for so many people and the market is positively booming in all other areas (web, social networks, mobile apps, magazines, books and photo gear & acce...
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