Isle of Wight media scene

The Isle of Wight media scene is very vibrant, which may be a surprise for many.

Here’s where you will find all of the articles that News OnTheWight has published about the various strands of the Island media, or where the Isle of Wight has featured in TV or films.

A Model For Parkhurst?

I don’t know what they do to encourage the prisoners in the Philippines to join in with this kind of mass dancing, but it’s pretty impressive. OK the camera work is pretty erratic, but the

Monday, 23rd July, 2007 9:22pm

By Simon Perry

Every Little Helps – Local Shops

Every Little Helps – Local Shops

There’s a video relevant to Ventnor that came out earlier this month, about how local shops are disappearing due to the relentless march of the supermarkets – and how you can change this by

Wednesday, 18th July, 2007 8:33am

By Simon Perry with 2 readers' comments

The Guardian Loves The Isle of Wight

The Guardian Loves The Isle of Wight

On Saturday the Guardian had a blitz of article on the UK as a destination for beach holidays – and the Isle of Wight came out in most of the pieces! By our quick straw

Monday, 16th July, 2007 4:50pm

By Simon Perry with 4 readers' comments

Fusion Magazine Launch: Interviews III

Fusion Magazine Launch: Interviews III

Following Tuesday’s piece on the launch of Fusion magazine, and yesterday’s interviews, here’s two more interviews with people involved. Naomi Bissell Naomi is a Creative Programmer at the Creative partnership – an organisation focused on creative

Thursday, 12th July, 2007 8:08pm

By Simon Perry with 2 readers' comments

Fusion Magazine Launch: Interviews II

Fusion Magazine Launch: Interviews II

Further to the piece yesterday on the launch of Fusion magazine, here’s two more interviews with people involved. Darren Toogood Darren was one of the longest serving students on the magazine. He was involved with the

Wednesday, 11th July, 2007 9:27pm

By Simon Perry with 9 readers' comments

Fusion Magazine Launched By Medina High School

Fusion Magazine Launched By Medina High School

Last night saw the launch of Fusion, a magazine created by the students at Medina High School, at Quay Arts in Newport. It’s the first edition of a totally professional magazine that wouldn’t look out

Tuesday, 10th July, 2007 2:37pm

By Simon Perry with 7 readers' comments

Wight Cable Get Sky TV Channels

Wight Cable Get Sky TV Channels

Looks like Wight cable have secured the basic Sky TV channel package for their subscribers (although there’s currently no mentioned of it on their site). Sky TV is now doing deals with many of the

Monday, 9th July, 2007 12:29pm

By Simon Perry with one comment

Solent TV Goes Off-air

Solent TV Goes Off-air

Very sad news hits us that Solent TV went off air yesterday, due to insolvency. The community TV channel that was the only TV station dedicated to those on the Isle of Wight started October

Friday, 25th May, 2007 10:35am

By Simon Perry with one comment