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Tim Davie Tim Davie Director of Audio & Music, Director of BBC Audio & Music Blog posts in total 9

  1. Portrayal of lesbian, gay and bisexual people in broadcasting

    Friday 14 December 2012, 11:15

    Tim Davie introduces the first results from a study into the portrayal of LGB audiences across all of the BBC's output.  

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  2. Review of the BBC's Performing Groups

    Monday 18 June 2012, 14:46

    Last year, as part of the BBC's Delivering Quality First (DQF) strategy, I asked John Myerscough to conduct an independent, external evaluation of the BBC's six 'performing groups': the BBC Concert Orchestra, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra...

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  3. BBC winners at Stonewall Awards

    Friday 4 November 2011, 12:37

    Last year, we carried out our most comprehensive piece of research into the portrayal of LGB audiences. A key finding of the research found that lesbian, gay and bisexual audiences want to see more and greater diversity within portrayal.

    It's been quite a journey, but following the progress we've made...

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  4. John Myers' review of the BBC's popular music stations

    Tuesday 14 June 2011, 11:10

    Tim Davie, Director of Audio & Music, blogs this morning on the BBC Radio blog:

    Today we are making public a report which looks at potential synergies and savings within Radio 1, Radio 2, 6 Music and 1Xtra.

    Last year, I asked John Myers - CEO of the Radio Academy and one of the most respected figures in...

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  5. The search begins for new Radio 4 Controller

    Friday 30 April 2010, 11:18

    The advert for the job of Controller of Radio 4 is due to appear over the next few days. It's an important role - the network makes a significant contribution to the news agenda and cultural life of the nation. Like millions of listeners, Radio 4 has been part of my life for many years. When my family...

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  6. The Future of 6 Music

    Tuesday 13 April 2010, 18:42

    6 Music has been a hot topic since we announced the proposal to close the network in the Strategy Review. The speculation about its future took a new twist over the weekend with a newspaper report that claimed that the network is set to be rebranded as Radio 2 Extra.

    Firstly, let me make it clear...

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  7. The BBC Strategy Review & BBC Radio

    Thursday 4 March 2010, 13:26

    There has been a huge amount of online discussion about the BBC's Strategy Review since Tuesday's announcement, much of it around the proposal to close 6 Music. I would like to explain the thinking behind this proposal and the plans for the Asian Network, but it's important to explain them in the context...

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  8. Portraying the LGB community on the BBC

    Friday 22 January 2010, 09:37

    Today the BBC announced that it has commissioned a piece of research to help us gain a deeper understanding into how the lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) community are portrayed across all our services.

    We will talk to audiences up and down the UK so that we get the widest range of views and opinions...

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  9. The future of audio: the UK Radioplayer

    Thursday 19 November 2009, 10:46

    Today I have been at the Media Festival in Manchester talking about The Future of Audio. My speech followed the announcement this morning of the industry-wide UK Radioplayer and I was delighted to show the audience this mocked-up demo of how the player might look and work:

It's a really exciting...

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