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Tuesday 4 March 2014, 12:09
To mark International Women's Day, Hannah Khalil considers gender roles - a topic close to her heart since having a little girl two years ago. The blog includes an audio interview with CBeebies controller Kay Benbow, who addresses this theme and how it influences decisions she makes when programming...
Wednesday 19 February 2014, 10:28
BBC Director of Global News, Peter Horrocks spoke to BBC Staff yesterday from New Broadcasting House about the future of Global News.
Monday 17 February 2014, 12:25
Find out which category BBC Films' Philomena was awarded in the BAFTAs.
Tuesday 11 February 2014, 15:23
Hannah Khalil reveals why Internet Safety Day is important to her.
Monday 10 February 2014, 17:21
BBC Director of Television Danny Cohen talks about the strength of BBC television.
Monday 10 February 2014, 15:02
Find out which BBC programmes were awarded in the Broadcast Awards 2014.
Wednesday 22 January 2014, 14:51
Find out all about this year's 500 Words writing competition for children aged 13 and under.
Friday 17 January 2014, 16:49
BBC Films has received nominations in both this year's Oscars and BAFTA Awards.
Thursday 9 January 2014, 16:53
As the Strauss's Voice festival gets underway in Manchester, representatives from the four partner organisations - BBC Philharmonic, Hallé, Manchester Camerata and The Bridgewater Hall - share thoughts on the festival and the composer's legacy.
Friday 20 December 2013, 15:43
As the year draws to a close Hannah Khalil shares her BBC highlights.
Wednesday 11 December 2013, 11:41
The winner of the BBC Radio New Comedy Award 2013 has been chosen by listeners.
Wednesday 4 December 2013, 12:31
James Harding presents his plans for BBC News to BBC staff.
Monday 25 November 2013, 12:49
A round-up of the BBC's wins at the Children's BAFTAs including Channel of the Year for CBeebies.
Wednesday 20 November 2013, 08:27
A round-up of the BBC awards at the RTS Craft and Design Awards 2013.
Monday 18 November 2013, 15:00
A round-up of the BBC programmes and people awarded at the Scottish BAFTAs 2013.
Tuesday 29 October 2013, 14:10
RAJAR have released their figures for Q3 2013.
Tuesday 29 October 2013, 11:55
Find out how you can vote in the BBC Radio New Comedy Award 2013.
Wednesday 23 October 2013, 14:45
An insight into BBC Writersroom's Theatre-Broadcast conversation event hosted by BBC’s Creative Director of New Writing and Head of Writersroom, Kate Rowland.
Wednesday 16 October 2013, 14:37
A round-up of speeches given by BBC senior management in the past week.
Tuesday 1 October 2013, 17:14
BBC World Service has launched the 24th International Radio Playwrighting Competition.
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BBC Three will close as a TV channel in 2015 (Telegraph)
Does Mary Berry Cooks mark a breakthrough for older women on TV? (Guardian)
"What results is an unapologetically old-fashioned TV show with a presenter who makes no attempt to disguise when she was born"
Peaky Blinders nominated by Royal Television Society for RTS Award (Birmingham Mail)
Eurovision 2014: What we know about Molly Smitten-Downes so far (Independent)
"She thinks Choco Leibniz are the best biscuits in the world, putting her in a strong position with German voters."
Tom Margerison obituary (Guardian)
"Founder of New Scientist, Sunday Times journalist and BBC broadcaster who made complicated subjects easy to understand."
BBC to launch refreshed Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy Game (British Comedy Guide)
"The new 30th anniversary version of the game will allow users to play in high definition for the first time"
Amazon, BBC to Revive 'Ripper Street' (Hollywood Reporter)
"Amazon Prime Instant Video on Wednesday unveiled a deal with the BBC to revive crime drama Ripper Street."
BBC Four creates new season on gardens (Televisual)
The BBC’s bestselling shows abroad (Ariel)
"A record 725 buyers are attending BBC Worldwide's annual showcase this week, where programmes such as The Musketeers and Horrible Histories will be sold to foreign broadcasters."
Release Australian journalist Peter Greste: Int'l media (Ahram online)
"Open letter signed by Peter Greste's former employers calls for his release and 19 other detained journalists... The letter was signed by Greste’s former employers at BBC, ITN, Reuters, Sky News, NBC and ABC."
Last updated Friday 7 March 2014
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