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May (7 posts)

  1. Watch amazing events with @BBCBigScreens

    Friday 25 May 2012, 14:45

    Stephen Morgan Stephen Morgan Screen Manager

    Editor's note: Stephen Morgan, Screen Manager for BBC Big Screens blogs about an exciting summer of events available to watch across the country.

    BBC Big Screens are proud to be at the heart of national celebrations and will play a key role in the BBC's delivery of the Olympic Games. The screens are...

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  2. BBC Academy TV #FastTrain: "The Future of TV"

    Monday 21 May 2012, 16:45

    Eloise McNaulty Eloise McNaulty is a digital content producer in BBC Archives @eloisemcnaulty

    Editor's note: "The Future of TV" was a panel discussion which took place on the 17th May, 2012 as part of TV Fast Train 2012.

    How will technology influence TV in 1, 3 and 5 years time? How will audiences be sharing, engaging with and...

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  3. The first Russian Service TV broadcast from New Broadcasting House

    Thursday 17 May 2012, 15:05

    Oleg Antonenko Oleg Antonenko

    Editor's note: Oleg Antonenko, presenter of the Russian Service TV bulletin talks about his first broadcast from New Broadcasting House.

    On the eve of our first broadcast from W1, I heard one phrase dozens of times: "You are making history."

    And on 1 May 2012 we did just that.

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  4. BBC Radio Lincolnshire's week of outside broadcasts

    Tuesday 15 May 2012, 18:16

    Michael Hortin Michael Hortin Senior Broadcast Journalist

    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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  5. Planet Earth Live: Making ambitious wildlife programmes

    Wednesday 9 May 2012, 18:58

    Tim Scoones Tim Scoones Excecutive Producer Springwatch

    We are delighted to say that over five million viewers tuned in to watch the wildlife action on Planet Earth Live on Sunday and we are hoping they will join us for tonight's updates with Richard Hammond in Kenya and Julia Bradbury in Minnesota. While millions tuned in, thousands are following the regular...

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  6. Delivering to you the BBC's Greatest Year of Broadcasting

    Wednesday 9 May 2012, 15:44

    Alix Pryde Alix Pryde Director, BBC Distribution

    2012 is set to be the BBC's greatest year of broadcasting. In BBC Distribution, we are currently making preparations for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee followed closely by the London 2012 Olympic Games, not to mention the Euros, Wimbledon, the European Championship Athletics, The Scottish Open ... and...

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  7. One Square at a Time: Building the Digital Public Space

    Tuesday 1 May 2012, 09:07

    Tony Ageh Tony Ageh Tony Ageh is Controller, Archive Development

    Earlier this year we announced the latest development in the BBC's long-standing Public Value Partnership with Arts Council England: a joint project to make the best of the artistic and cultural activity taking place this summer available to everyone, on as many screens as possible.

    The result of...

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