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NSD partners in bitter row over choice of satellite as Brussels deadline nears

DTH Scandinavia By David South Financial Times New Media Markets (London, UK), September 21, 1995 The controversial Nordic Satellite Distribution consortium is in danger of collapsing because of a row between two of its three big shareholders. The row, between Swedish programmer Kinnevik and Norwegian telephone company Telenor, threatens the chances of the consortium coming […]

War, Peace And Development | May 2018

Preface It could be said the world and the global order both stand at a crossroads. Countries have never been so connected as they are today because of the communications revolution that began in the 1990s. The trade linkages brought about by the most recent phase of globalization (post-1980s) have dramatically increased prosperity for some […]

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New Media Markets and Screen Finance

As a reporter for two Financial Times newsletters, New Media Markets and Screen Finance, I covered the rapidly growing UK (and Scandinavian) television and new media markets and the expanding film-financing sector in Europe. From Special Report: NMM (New Media Markets) Spotlight On The Emergence Of Satellite Porn Channels In The UK October 26 1995 […]

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Energy-Efficient Wooden Houses are also Earthquake Safe

By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY In Argentina, an innovative housing project has married good design with energy efficiency, earthquake resilience and the use of local materials and labour. As energy resources continue to be stretched around the global South, innovative building designs will be critical to the creation of sustainable housing […]