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Apparently Blackfriars Road is not in the UK, as I can see adverts
has adverts on it, but they're only meant to display to those accessing the site from outside the UK.
to people outside the uk
branding groups on their site tha tou can join and suck corporate cock like a total cunt.
Argh, advertising sums up everything wrong with this world.
I FUCKING HATE IT.
people have to say "i love tampax" and joint the tampax group, click their heels 3 times and then tampax ads start appearing on all friends' walls
Nigh on every experiment online with regards to accessing content on a subscription model has failed. The Guardian nailed it from the start - it's all about free content and adverts
i got very confused on holiday when i saw adverts on bbc world.
but doesn't the Radio Times have adverts in it?
so the top gear magazine will have adverts in it
I thought the licence fee only went on broadcasting.
also, I should make it clear that I thought BBC Worldwide was just the magazine publishing arm. Having read http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BBC_Worldwide it seems to be a lot more intermeshed than I thought.
and there is the circular argument that bbc invests in a walking with dinosaurs, worldwide flogs the rights and merchandising, and that brings back in money for more public value stuff
of things like eastenders or strictly come dancing on the bbc. but i'm generally in favour of the (imperfect) model