/ ˈdʒəːn(ə)l /
My brother is a GP and reads medical journals in English and Hungarian to keep up to date.
/ kəˈməːʃ(ə)l ˈtʃan(ə)l /
It really helps me in learning languages that some commercial channels broadcast programmes in the original language.
/ saʊnd fɔːlt, fɒlt /
Some years ago sound faults were quite common in digital broadcasting but the situation has got a lot better.
/ ˈʃɛdjuːld rɪˈkɔːdɪŋ /
Being able to make scheduled recordings makes it much easier to follow series on TV.
sárba tiporja vki hírnvevét
to damage/ruin sb's reputation
/ ˈdamɪdʒ ˈruːɪn rɛpjʊˈteɪʃ(ə)n /
Tabloids make ruining the reputation of famous people a selling point.
/ rɪˈməʊt kənˈtrəʊl /
We kept misplacing all the remotes, so we bought a sofa with special pockets for them.
/ krɛdɪˈbɪlɪti /
I think public figures lose their credibility if they are caught drunk driving or using drugs.
/ ˈpɛːr(ə)nt kənˈtrəʊl /
I think it is essential to set parental controls on your TV.
/ ˈlʌɪfstʌɪl ˈtʃan(ə)l /
I like to relax watching lifestyle channels and they also give me some good ideas about where to travel or how to decorate my home.
/ lɪv ˈbrɔːdkɑːst /
I would much rather watch live broadcast of sports programmes than going to see them at the venue.
/ prɪnt ˈmiːdɪə /
The print media is still quite popular despite the constantly uploaded online newspaper.
freedom of the press
/ ˈfriːdəm ɒv, (ə)v ðə prɛs /
Although the freedom of the press is a good idea, the privacy of ordinary people should not be violated.
/ saʊnd ɪˈfɛkt /
The sound effect are so realistic nowadays that I often almost pick up my phone or answer the door when my brother is watching TV.
/ ɛdɪˈtɔːrɪəl /
Newspapers usually contain parts like editorials, political, economic, and sports news, horoscopes, wheather forecasts, and comic strips.
public service broadcasting
/ ˈpʌblɪk ˈsəːvɪs ˈbrɔːdkɑːst /
Though some say it is a waste of taxpayers' money, I think we need public service broadcasting to get information and arts programmes.
idéz vkit/vmit; hivatkozik vkire/vmire
to cite sb/sth
/ sʌɪt /
I'm a bit sceptical about articles that cite anonymous sources.
ellenőrzés alatt tart vmit
to have control on/over sth
/ hav kənˈtrəʊl ɒn ˈəʊvə /
If a media group has too much control over the media, its influence can be dangeorus.
szórakoztató reggeli hírműsor
/ ˈbrɛkfəst tiːˈviː /
I used to watch breakfast TV but now I find it boring and switch the TV on only for the news.
/ friː ˈrɛnt(ə)l /
When it is cold in the winter, we often stay at home with my family and watch free rentals on cable TV.
/ ˈpʌblɪk ˈtʃan(ə)l /
My father thinks that all important sports events should be broadcast on public channels so that everyone could watch them.
azonnali hírnévre tesz szert
to win/achieve instant fame
/ wɪn əˈtʃiːv ˈɪnst(ə)nt feɪm /
Popular talent and reality shows make it possible to achieve instant fame.
előzetes bemutató, rövid írásos ismertető
/ ˈpriːvjuː /
I often read the previews in the TV guide to decide whether the programme is worth watching.
/ mɛlədrəˈmatɪk ˈnɒns(ə)ns /
I never watch any Latin-American TV series because I think they are a load of melodramatic nonsense.
/ sʌplɪm(ə)nt /
A lot of newspapaers try to boost their sales by issuing thematic supplements on popular topics like cooking and gardening.
/ sɪˈlɛbrɪti /
I think the media makes some people spend too much time following the lives of celebrities like TV presenters and pop singers.
/ ˈvjuːɪŋ ˈfɪgə /
I find it amazing that the viewing figures of reality shows are so high.
változás a műsorrendben
change in schedule
/ tʃeɪn(d)ʒ ɪn ˈʃɛdjuːl, ˈskɛd- /
I get really upset when there are unannounced changes in schedule on my favourite channels.
/ ˈpʌblɪk ˈfɪgə /
In my opinion, public figures, like politicans and sportsmen, should set an example to the public with their behaviour.
/ prɛˈstiː(d)ʒ /
The prestige of blogs and online newspapers has not yet reached that of tradititonal media.