Fake newsroom backdrops
Tacky or no?Yeah! PW used to use a background of Bristol, but now they use the national one. It's bland, looks the same, and-as you said-tacky. Whether they use a regional one must vary between regions.
Regional opt out alert BBC One
April & May 2012This sounds like what was mentioned up there so presumably every region's gettings its onw at some point. The North West are also doing one at the same time.
Oslo Trial - TV News Coverage Comments I didn't see Sopel's comments but were they not made in a "playing devils advocate" context like some reporters/presenters sometimes do. I.e almost becoming the person who is sat watching the TV and trying to get their point across.
RT Scheduled Maintenance
RT International and RT America off airThe last time I remember RT doing this they only had the one channel, not 4.
Royal News Coverage
TV News Coverage of Royal EventsAwkward Lindo Wing moment, Witchell swinging to McCoy on another line at the same location.
ITV News: 2012 Rebranding Speculation Does anyone know what came of ITV's integrated 6pm newshour trial? Did it work or have they forgotten about it?
London Mayoral & Local Election(s) Coverage 2012
BBC One/Two, BBC News Channel & Sky News Presentation DiscussionAh right so I see! I think a similar thing did happen during the budget once, again with Email Maitlis. I think she was in the Sheffield Winter Gardens at the time though.