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Friday 5 August 2011, 17:58
Last week, my colleagues and I in the BBC's Audio & Music Interactive department (A&MI) hosted an event for ninety representatives of the UK's digital media industry.
The event gave indies (independent suppliers) the opportunity to meet the BBC staff that commission work for A&MI, and vice versa....
Tuesday 14 May 2013, 16:57
Violinist Julian Gregory recounts the BBC Philharmonic's return to Japan to finish the tour that was cut short by the 2011 earthquake & tsunami.
Thursday 22 August 2013, 11:28
Janice Hadlow talks at the Edinburgh TV Festival about what we have to look forward to on BBC Two and BBC Four.
Thursday 13 May 2010, 13:37"But how do you know for definite how many people were watching TV last night?" That's the kind of question I get asked on a regular basis when I tell people I work in audience measurement at the BBC. Along with my team, it's our job to find out how many people watched TV, listened to the radio and have...
Tuesday 3 December 2013, 15:57
All in the Mind presenter Claudia Hammond talks about her memories of the programme on its 25th anniversary and launches the new Mental Helth Awards.
Tuesday 26 April 2011, 17:21
Editor's note: information about what's new on the relaunched accessibility pages on the BBC Internet blog - SB.
If you've visited the My Web My Way accessibility pages on BBC Online during the last few months you'll have seen a promo inviting users to preview a new version of the site.
This version revealed...
Thursday 13 October 2011, 12:20
The BBC archive was for some years housed in a building within an industrial estate in Brentford. Eventually this building became unfit for purpose and to ensure the protection of the history within it my team and I drew up a plan to re-house the collections in a...
Monday 11 March 2013, 11:40
An introduction to the BBC Scotland's USP on science programming from Executive Producer Marcus Herbert.
Tuesday 10 April 2012, 11:19
Every morning for more than a decade, BBC Breakfast has helped viewers start the day, with its trademark mix of news, issues and guests. Today, it's done just that - but this time from its new studio at MediaCityUK...
Thursday 7 July 2011, 11:00
"Audiences are at the heart of everything we do" is an important phrase at the BBC. It appears on the back of every member of staff's BBC ID card. And understanding how and where those audiences are choosing to consume the BBC, and what they think of us, our programmes and services, is always of huge...
Tuesday 15 May 2012, 18:16
Michael Hortin, joint News Editor at BBC Radio Lincolnshire, blogs about how the local radio station has given over an entire week of programming to outside broadcasts.
If 36 shows on the road across 89 hours in a week, and up to nine reporters out every day providing live reports, doesn't sound that...
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BBC Promotes 'Sherlock' Return With Hearse (Hollywood Reporter)
"heralding the return to U.K. screens of the hit detective show"
Tributes paid to BBC cricket commentator John Shaw (Leicester Mercury)
“He was great company and a superb broadcaster. He will be sadly missed.”
BBC signs open data agreement (Guardian)
BBC's Lord Hall: Birmingham is the 'place to be' (Telegraph)
“I want to make Birmingham a really exciting and important part of what we do"
BBC iPlayer confirmed for PS4 launch (eurogamer.net)
Ant and Dec to appear on Desert Island Discs (Telegraph)
Twitter to deliver comedy on demand (Chortle)
"Radio 4 is pioneering an innovative way of promoting its comedy shows to a new audience via Twitter."
China's CCTV, BBC Worldwide Deepen Cooperation on Natural History Content (The Hollywood Reporter)
Doctor Who's 50 best stories: 20-11 (Telegraph)
"To celebrate the Time Lord's 50th anniversary, our Doctor Who expert Gavin Fuller presents a week-by-week countdown of the BBC series' 50 best stories."
BBC to bring iPlayer to Xbox One 'in the future' (Wired)
"The BBC is currently working on a version of iPlayer for the Xbox One but confirmation on an exact date will have to wait."
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