MTV News is the news production division of MTV. The service is available in the US with localized versions on MTV's global network. In February 2016, MTV Networks confirmed it would refresh the MTV News brand in 2016, to compete with the likes of BuzzFeed and Vice, however by mid-2017 MTV News was downsized due to cutbacks. MTV News content is available from respective MTV websites, YouTube and on-air. In November 2018, MTV News will produce daily updates on Twitter titled MTV News: You Need To Know. MTV News began in the late 1980s with the program The Week in Rock, hosted by Kurt Loder, the first official MTV News correspondent. Since 1990, the opening riff to Megadeth's "Peace Sells" has been the main opening theme for The Week in Rock, it first began covering political news in the 1992 American presidential elections, through its "Choose or Lose" campaign. Since MTV has run "Choose or Lose" for other presidential elections in the United States. For the 2008 election, Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton appeared on an MTV special to discuss the Iraq war.
Throughout the 2000s, MTV News began publishing digital editorial content via their website, Twitter feed, YouTube channel and Facebook page, offering information about MTV programming and music/pop-culture news aggregation. In November 2015, MTV introduced a new direction for its news department and hired Dan Fierman, former editorial director of Grantland, as MTV's editorial director and announced it would produce longform journalism, think pieces and diversify its staff. However, in June 2017, MTV decided to restructure its news division with a greater focus on video, laying off much of their editorial staff. In December 2016, MTV News posted a video called "2017 New Years Resolutions for White Guys" as a New Year's special; the video features people telling white men what they think should do better in the upcoming year of 2017. The video gained huge backlash for being bigoted; the reupload of the video has 54,910 dislikes and 1,152 likes on YouTube. When MTV launched in Europe it used a variation of MTV News US reports with localized European reporting.
Upon regionalization of MTV channels in 1997, MTV begun to localize presenters and reporting depending on the MTV region. Its flagship programming in Europe consisted of a daily news update MTV News Update and a weekly highlights show called MTV News Weekend Edition, these ceased airing in the early 2000s. With the move of MTV towards more reality based programming MTV News bulletins became a short news bulletin on the hours between 16:00 to 22:00 Monday to Friday on some MTV channels; as of July 2013, Viacom International Media Networks has launched a new news bulletin which utilises the existing MTV News UK broadcasts. These MTV News International bulletins air on the majority of MTV channels in the English language which are either dubbed or subtitled. During MTV News broadcasts viewers are directed to mtvnews.co.uk for further news updates. The news bulletins are presented by MTV UK presenters. MTV Networks confirmed it would relaunch the MTV Brand and its content in mid-2016, MTV have yet to confirm whether this will impact on news broadcasts outside the US.
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SVT Barn Barnkanalen, is a Swedish free-to-air television channel from state broadcaster Sveriges Television dedicated to children's programming. SVT Barn known as Barnkanalen, started broadcasting on 23 December 2002. During its first year it was only available from 6.30 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. on weekdays. The channel took a "summer vacation" between 23 May and 18 August; the rest of the time could be used for other programming, some weekends one could see tennis in the schedule. The programming was aimed at pre-school children in the mornings and the afternoon programming was targeted at older children; the morning block featured special announcers that presented programmes from "the TV ship". Right after it had finished, the morning programmes would rerun immediately. At 1.00 p.m. an interactive show called Twebby was broadcast and it was followed by programmes for older children presented by two animated continuity announcers called "Joppe and Nella". Afternoon programming included animation, English language programming as well as dramas from the SVT archives.
On 1 November 2003, the channel started broadcasting on weekends, from 7.00 a.m.. From 2004, SVT Barn would be a full year service. During the 2004 Summer Olympics and the 2004 Summer Paralympics, SVT Extra would simulcast with SVT Barn in the evenings and from 27 September 2004, the evening slot would be occupied by Kunskapskanalen; the TV ship was removed in the autumn of 2005 and its presenters was integrated with Bolibompa, the evening children strand on SVT1. Bolibompa would from be the brand for pre-school programming on SVT Barn as well. Twebby was discontinued in the autumn. In February 2006, SVT Barn got Joppe and Nella were removed. Instead, a new show called. Bobster would broadcast between 7 p.m. and 7.30 p.m. in SVT1. On 27 August 2007, SVT Barn started its broadcasting hours extended to 7 p.m. allowing Bobster to broadcast for another hour. On 25 August 2008 SVT made a major reshuffle in its schedules; this meant that the primetime broadcasts from Bolibompa at 6 p.m. and Bobster at 7 p.m. that were broadcast on SVT1 would be moved to SVT Barn.
SVT Barn was upgraded as one of the three main channels from SVT, meaning that the channel would receive most of SVT's funding for children's programmes. With the reorganization, SVT Barn was given a new look; the new logo reads "SVTB", but it is still referred to as "Barnkanalen". SVTB would now start every day at 6.30 a.m. with programmes aimed at pre-schoolers under the Bolibompa brand. This includes presenter-lead segments called Bolibompamorgon between 7 a.m. and 8.30 a.m. on Weekdays and Bolibompahelg between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m. on Weekends. Bolibompa continues until 3 p.m.. On Weekends, Bobster starts at 2 p.m. Bobster includes a news update from Lilla Aktuellt every weekday at 4 p.m. The primetime edition of Bolibompa broadcast between 7 p.m.. This is followed by Bobster between 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. Since the programming in the mornings is aimed and preschoolers, it is either Swedish language in original, dubbed into Swedish or silent. Dubbing is expensive to do, as is producing new programmes.
So most of the shows have been shown on SVT before, except for a few ones that have been dubbed recently. Older programming shown in the mornings include Professor Balthazar, Doctor Snuggles and the Alfons Åberg films. Pingu was aired on Barnkanalen. Barnkanalen shows some animation aimed at older children with its original sound track, for example the foreign anime Cardcaptors and imported American Animaniacs and AAAHH!!! Real Monsters. Notably, there is a version of Real Monsters dubbed into Swedish, but it is only shown in the competing satellite channel Nickelodeon Scandinavia. Other animated programmes are the animated Mr. Bean and Friends, Code Lyoko and Martin Mystery. Other acquired programming include drama series from several countries, such as Australia, the United States, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Canada and Germany; the many Australian drama series shown in the channel include Mirror, Search for Treasure Island, Home Farm Twins, The Saddle Club and Ocean Star. American shows include PBS series such as Ramona and Nickelodeon series The Secret World of Alex Mack.
From the UK comes the Central series Woof! and Press Gang. Many live action shows that were once broadcast with its original soundtrack have been broadcast with Swedish dubbing in recent years. Between 2011 and 2014, Barnkanalen was responsible for airing the Junior Eurovision Song Contest after having been aired on SVT 1. Barnkanalen was available on satellite from Canal Digital, on certain digital cable distributors and free-to-air in the digital terrestrial network, being the first channel to broadcast without encryption in the platform. An agreement of distribution on the Viasat satellite platform was settled in 2003. A few days earlier, SVT had decided to allow cable providers to transform the channel and convert it to analogue PAL in their systems. Many cable companies used. An agreement that would make SVT pay the copyright costs was made some years and made Barnkanalen available in the analogue basic packages on the two major cable providers, UPC Sverige and Com Hem, from 1 July 2005.
This increased the penetration of the channel dramatically
Kim Yoo-jin is a South Korean film director. His films include Wild Card and The Divine Weapon. Kim Yoo-jin said he began his filmmaking career to "voice social opinion," notably in Only Because You Are a Woman, where Won Mi-kyung played a raped housewife who faces doubt and victim blaming from her family and inside the courtroom, but most of Kim's films have been commercial fare, with a string of box office hits from the 1980s through the 2000s. He won Best Director at the 14th Blue Dragon Film Awards for Love Is Oh Yeah!, which starred Shin Hyun-joon and Kim Hye-sun. In 1995, he directed My Dear Keumhong in which Kim Kap-soo and Kim Soo-chul played the painter Koo Bon-woong and the poet Yi Sang, friends who both fall for the same concubine. Kim cast Park Shin-yang and Jeon Do-yeon in A Promise, a melodrama about the romance between a gangster and a doctor. In 2003, Jung Jin-young and Yang Dong-geun played detectives determined to find a young killer and his gang in Kim's gritty cop drama Wild Card.
Kim took on a more ambitious project for his eighth feature film, which had a ₩10 billion budget and took nearly six years to produce: period action blockbuster The Divine Weapon. Starring Jung Jae-young, Ahn Sung-ki and Han Eun-jung, the Korean title Singijeon refers to a multi-launch fire arrow rocket system, a sophisticated military weapon, secretly developed in the Joseon era during King Sejong's reign to fight off foreign invasion; the Divine Weapon was the seventh top-grossing Korean film of 2008 with 3.75 million admissions and won Best Film at the 46th Grand Bell Awards in 2009, while Kim was nominated for Best Director at the 29th Blue Dragon Film Awards and the 45th Baeksang Arts Awards. Hero's Love Song The Isle of Shiro Only Because You Are a Woman Love Is Oh Yeah! My Dear Keumhong Seven Reasons Why Beer Is Better Than a Lover A Promise Wild Card The Divine Weapon 1993 14th Blue Dragon Film Awards: Best Director 2003 11th Chunsa Film Art Awards: Special Jury Prize Kim Yoo-jin at the Korean Movie Database Kim Yoo-jin on IMDb Kim Yoo-jin at HanCinema