[ubuntu-uk] news services was: BBC news site
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Wed Feb 6 16:04:37 GMT 2008
On 06/02/2008, Tom Bamford <tom at entrepreneuria.co.uk> wrote:
> William Anderson wrote:
> > Tom Bamford wrote:
> >> [snip]
> >> I guess everyone has their viewing preference; the same 15 minutes of
> >> lukewarm headlines over and over again is not for me, nor any
> >> US-b[i]ased station.
> > Rolling news channels aren't designed to be watched for extended periods
> > of time, unless something "big" or "interesting" is happening.
> > Nonetheless, the bottom 30 minutes of every hour on News 24 are usually
> > used for "programming", while the top 30 minutes are for headlines and
> > news coverage.
> > -n
> My point exactly, I like to have news on in the background during the
> day. I quickly tire of News 24 and others because after an hour or two
> you can literally memorise every word of every story, it's mind-numbing.
> Though it's not just that, I find that there is actually quite a lot
> going on in the world that you just never see covered on the British and
> American run news services.
> ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com
I know this is totally off topic, but I was wondering why there are
"" around the 'i' on Tom Bamford's post: "US-b[i]ased"?
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