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    OperaGhost
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    OperaGhost
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    Full list has been published, available here; http://image.guardian.co.uk/sys-files/M … Awards.pdf

    Chris Tryhorn

    Thursday February 1, 2007

    MediaGuardian.co.uk

    The BBC’s Fergal Keane, ITV News’s Chris Rogers and Sky’s Dominic Waghorn have been nominated for television journalist of the in this year’s Royal Television Society awards.

    In the presenter of the year category, ITV News’s Mark Austin and Channel 4’s Jon Snow will do battle with Newsnight’s Jeremy Paxman.

    The news programme of the year is between the BBC Ten O’clock News, ITV Evening News and More4 News.

    The awards are being presented at a central London ceremony on February 20.

    #33533 Reply

    markyboy26
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    only two people up for an award from sky news. Is this a sign of things to come?

    #33534 Reply

    Johnnie
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    SKY News wins the News Channel of the Year award.

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    Johnnie
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    ITV News won 4 awards. News Programme for the Evening News. Scoop of the year for Charles Kennedy Exclusive. Home news story for Selly Oak – A Soldier’s Story and Matt Williams wins Young Journalist award.

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    irxin
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    That is so deserved, “News Channel of the Year”

    Last year must of been a typo or something even more sinister. Sky had the title right from the first time it was awarded and obviously deserve it.

    Not seen the full results yet but I think Waghorne got a gong as well

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    Johnnie
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    Sky News Announcement, with NCOTY award sting.
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    Johnnie
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    [attachment=428:Sky_News…1_011914.jpg]

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    Johnnie
    Keymaster

    Former Sky News boss, Nick Pollard, won the Lifetime Achievement award.

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    OperaGhost
    Participant

    Well done to Sky, as much as I have found their coverage a little tedious towards the end of the year and beginning of this year, [the whole “lets blanket coverage something [i/e Suffolk Murders “Breaking News – Scaffolding being pup up outside house”] for ages, yet nothing is really happening.”] I think they deserve it….

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    Stevo
    Participant

    Well done to Sky, as much as I have found their coverage a little tedious towards the end of the year and beginning of this year, (the whole “lets blanket coverage something [i/e Suffolk Murders “Breaking News – Scaffolding being pup up outside house”) for ages, yet nothing is really happening.”]I think they deserve it….

    Yeah, Sky News defintely deserved to regain the RTS News Channel of the Year award. BBC News 24 deserved it last year, as Sky News did slip a bit quality wise, but Sky News have made a few good improvements of late and nobody does what they do better than them! But competition is good, and BBC News 24 is a much improved channel too. Well done to the Sky News team though.

    #33542 Reply

    Lone
    Participant

    *scratches head* Am I the only one who couldn’t care less who wins the News Channel Of The Year Award (i.e. it won’t make any difference to which channel I tune into)?

    Just a thought

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    skyspy
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    Well what is a good meaningful award nowadays apart from the Nobel? All Media and Culture is going down the pan and rolling news is no different.

    Both channels have slipped, sky more than the BBC, I think the timing of giving Sky it is so odd as they have only started to improve in the last few months. The BBC should use it as an excuse to kick off the duffers in their news presentation.

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    DDP
    Participant

    Saddam Hussein was elected every election as well. How many other news networks were they running against as competition?

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