Friday, 29 July 2011

Disaster!!!

So the announcement that F1 will be "shared" with BSkyB and BBC next year is a massive blow for me. Anyone who follows this blog will know I like racing, F1 in particular. But now a quick trip to the BSkyB site tells me I have to fork out basically £40 a month or £50 if I want HD so I can watch F1 every other weekend (on average). Flipping heck - £600 a year! And to a company in the Murdoch News Corp empire - well enough in that I have to date in my stand against his dominance of the media steadfastly refused to deal with.

Now the dilemma - fork out the money and bite my lip about my reservations about how a company like News Corp operates or stand up for my beliefs and forgo watching one of my favourite sports.

4 comments:

  1. Hmmm... sounds like the F1 has turned into the FU.
    Tee Hee... did you like that one?

    ((Hugs))
    Laura

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  2. English rugby sold out to them years ago!

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  3. Just settle for Go-Karting mate...anyone who gives a dime to Murdoch deserves all the crap they get eh?

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