Celestial Weasel (celestialweasel) wrote,
Celestial Weasel
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Rolling News News

In 'rolling news' news, EuroNews has changed the weather forecast they show coming up to the hour and half hour. The previous version had a recording of 'voice over man' saying things like 'now across to scandinavia with the latest weather data', 'and in Germany, Switzerland and Austria, here's how things are shaping up'. There were subtle variations based on the time and day, and on the RupertBox one could switch over to other languages and hear Voz-Sobre Hombre, Voz-Sobre O Homem etc. saying the same thing (those are Google translations and probably wrong).
Now they have compressed it from 3 minutes to about 2, cut out most of the voice over, and changed the music from something up-tempo with some mysterious background noises sounding like whinnying electronic horses, to a noodling saxophone.
I find these things very disturbing, I still haven't recovered from the News 24 revamp.
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