Latest Ed Vaizey Stories

2014-04-04 04:20:30

LONDON, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - From Bedrooms To Billions available FREE to all UK schools from 2015 - Full length feature film financed

2009-08-02 13:12:12

British Conservative Party shadow Broadcasting Minister Ed Vaizey says his party wants the BBC to sell Radio 1 and publish the salaries of top BBC stars. The Conservative Party spokesman on media and arts told The Sunday Times of London the BBC is threatening commercial broadcasters through its influence and inflated publicly funded budget. Through Radio 1 and similar ventures, the BBC has an unfair advantage over its radio rivals in Britain, Vaizey said. There is an unfair disparity, the...

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.