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Love Film, Hate LOVEFiLM

Hello, this is my first ever blog, on any topic, so I’ll start by briefly introducing myself. My name is Matthew Palmer and I am 32 years old. This blog concerns my partner who is hard of hearing. She has reduced hearing in both ears. One of the ways we relax in the evening, is, like millions of people, watching a bit of TV or a film. So we would get the seven year old into bed, then have a quick look at the Sky TV guide. Now credit to Sky,... 
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My complaint to BBC about the offending tweets made by DJ Sara Cox

Dear BBC, Last night Sara Cox made a number of comments complaining about the screening of an English language film with added captions, asked for a discount and commented back to many Deaf people who complained at how offended they were that they were ‘gobshites’. The timeline of her comments and some of the reactions by Deaf and hearing people on twitter can be read here (this is just a snapshot): http://www.peskypeople.co.uk/2011/07/radio-tv-presenter-sara-cox-demands-refund-for-subtitled-film-screening/ Sarah... 
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