• World Cup media monitor 2

    Only one place to start, and end, today. ITV HD. From the BBC (who must be loving this): ITV has apologised to its HD channel viewers after a “transmission problem” caused them to miss England’s first World Cup goal. Less than four minutes into England’s World Cup opener, they went to an...

  • World cup media monitor – part 1

    I watched the opening game of the World Cup on ITV yesterday. I had started on RTE but when the commentary is about two seconds ahead of the picture it gets tiresome very quickly. Not as tiresome as the vuvuzelas, but still. Master of pomp and bluster for the day was Peter...