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Television news from 24 September 2009

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Jailed BBC Man Could Lose Honorary Degree (Sky News)
Former BBC presenter Ashley Blake, who was jailed for attacking a teenager with a wooden pole, could be stripped of his honorary degree....
BBC Trust to review BBC1 and BBC2 (Media Guardian)
BBC Trust's 'largest and most significant' review of corporation services so far will focus on main TV channelsThe BBC Trust is to launch its "largest...
BBC bans comedian from using word gipsy in sketch.. because it's 'racist' (Daily Mail)
Ben Miller, one half of the long-running comedy duo Armstrong and Miller, wanted to use the word to highlight racist attitudes in Britain in the 1970'...
Elstein accuses BBC of 'inverse Sarkozy sydrome' over cuts (Media Guardian)
BBC 'trying to seem smaller without actually becoming smaller', says former Channel Five chief David ElsteinThe former Channel Five chief executive Da...
Slovakia: Commercial DVB-T broadcasting to start at the end of 2009 (Media Network Weblog)
Commercial digital terrestrial television broadcasting (DVB-T) in Slovakia will begin at the end of this year.
Director general tells BBC bosses to put more older women on screen (Media Guardian)
Mark Thompson urges BBC news chief to hire female newsreader over 50 to help counter accusations of ageismThe BBC is to put more older women on screen...
Lost Chopper 'Brought Down By Taliban' (Sky News)
A defence minister has confirmed to Sky News that a British helicopter lost in Helmand last month was brought down by the Taliban....
Jeremy Hunt: BBC News needs more Tories (Media Guardian)
BBC ought to 'actively look for some Conservatives to be part of their newsgathering team', says shadow ministerThe shadow culture secretary, Jeremy H...
BBC ageism: Bosses give news chiefs 12 months to recruit a woman presenter over 50 (Daily Mail)
BBC director general Mark Thompson has given news chiefs the ultimatum in response to growing claims of ageism at the broadcaster....
Premiership Ace Robbed By Armed Burglars (Sky News)
An injured Premiership footballer was robbed by knife-wielding burglars as he watched his side on television at home....
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