Daily TV news broadcasts: ITV News, Channel 4 News and Channel 5 News
Lunchtime and Early Evening news from ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5, plus Late Evening News from ITV (including News at Ten). Also newflash and “news special” programs.
Channel 4 News: MEDIA: ‘CELEBRITY BIG BROTHER’ RACIST BULLYING ROW: CHANNEL 4 TO LAUNCH REVIEW
Channel 4 have said that the programme ‘Celebrity Big Brother’ will remain on the air, for now, although there was no mention of its long term future. Channel 4 will be launching a review into the racism row, and promised to identify lessons to be learned for the future. However, it is a response which has come days too late for some critics, they have condemned the Channel for failing to act swiftly enough over allegations of racist bullying on the show.
CHANNEL 5: PROGRAMME AS BROADCAST
1. Labour Party Conference: Blunkett Speech: Immigration/Religious Hatred 2. USA: Terrorist Attacks: Diplomacy 3. USA: Terrorist Attacks: Opposition to Military Action 4. Middle East: Ceasefire Breaks Down 5. Lin and Megan Russell Murders: Stone Trial: Jury Retires 6. Aviation: Airlines in Crisis 7. News Summary 8. Sport Roundup
ITN Reports: NOISE NUISANCES: LONDON; ROME; NY
Report about the effects of noise on people.
Dr Donald Broadbent, a Medical Research Council Psychologist, has conducted a study of the effects of noise. Interview with John Connell, founder of the Noise Abatement Society about the problem of noise in society. Problems with noise associated with motor traffic, as well as airplane traffic and an interview with a man who lives under the flight path, who is taking the council to court about noise levels. Interview with acoustics expert from Southampton University, Professor Elphin Richards.
ITN Specials: ROMANIA: THE PEOPLE’S REVOLUTION SPECIAL: A Special Report by Jon Snow
12pm SPECIAL: Report on events over the last 4 days in Romania, incs excerpts of reports from Penny Marshall, Paul Davies & Alex Thomson: (SNOW,JON):
ITV News: COMET
The “second-hand” satellite Ice, which has taken 7 yrs to travel 44 million miles, intercepts the tail of Giacobini-Zinner Comet, and sends back an analysis of the comet’s tail to NASA. The 5 ft tall satellite withstands the impact, and reports that the tail contains no dust. (It will return to Earth in the year 2012.) Intvw Bob Farquhar, NASA Astrodynamicist & Heather Couper (British Astronomical Society President). REES,KEN/McGINTY,LAWRENCE
Programmes as Broadcast: NEWS AT TEN
HEADLINES 1. TERRORISM: London 7th July 2005 attacks: First anniversary 2. NEWS SUMMARY 3. ITALY: David Mills, estranged husband of Tessa Jowell to stand trial for fraud 4. HEALTH: Britain’s oldest mother gives birth 5. ISRAEL: Palestinian militants launch further missile attacks 6. SPAIN: Bird flu virus discovered for first time 7. AFGHANISTAN: Father of dead British soldier criticises ministers 8. RETAIL TRADE: Tesco: South African fruit picker criticises pay 9. SPORTS NEWS 10. TERRORISM: London 7th July 2005 attacks: First anniversary