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January (20 posts)

  1. Latest RAJAR figures released

    Thursday 31 January 2013, 16:25

    Jon Jacob Jon Jacob Editor, About the BBC Blog

    RAJAR release report for Q4 2012.

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  2. Links, Audio & Photos: Remembering Eric Sykes

    Wednesday 30 January 2013, 13:13

    Hannah Khalil Hannah Khalil Digital Content Producer, About The BBC Blog

    About the BBC remembers comedian Eric Sykes.

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  3. BBC One Wales HD launched today

    Tuesday 29 January 2013, 13:51

    Adrian Davies Adrian Davies Head of English Language Programmes and Services, BBC Cymru Wales

    Adrian Davies heralds the arrival of BBC One Wales HD.

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  4. Media Centre Round-Up #3 (week ending 25 Jan 2013)

    Monday 28 January 2013, 11:09

    Ben Murray Ben Murray Editor, BBC Media Centre

    Ben Murray offers a selection of announcements from the Media Centre.

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  5. Ten things from this week #15

    Friday 25 January 2013, 10:35

    Hannah Khalil Hannah Khalil Digital Content Producer, About The BBC Blog

    Hannah Khalil takes a creative look around the BBC

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  6. George Orwell and the BBC

    Thursday 24 January 2013, 10:07

    Mark Lawson Mark Lawson

    Mark Lawson considers George Orwell's time at the BBC.

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  7. Digital Bristol Week: A model of collaboration for the future?

    Wednesday 23 January 2013, 10:37

    Mark Jacobs Mark Jacobs programme manager, BBC Academy

    Mark Jacobs previews the many events to come at Digital Bristol Week.

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  8. Expert Women's Day: demystifying the media and boosting skills

    Monday 21 January 2013, 18:42

    Anne Morrison Anne Morrison

    Anne Morrison blogs about what was on offer for thirty female specialists who took part in the pilot Expert Women's Day on Friday 18 January.

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  9. Media Centre Round-Up #2 (week ending Fri 18 Jan 2013)

    Monday 21 January 2013, 11:12

    Ben Murray Ben Murray Editor, BBC Media Centre

    Ben Murray highlights some of the latest announcements from the Media Centre.

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  10. Ten things from this week #14

    Friday 18 January 2013, 16:58

    Jon Jacob Jon Jacob Editor, About the BBC Blog

    From BBC World News' first day in Broadcasting House to Charlotte Green's last day at Radio 4, Jon Jacob lists the ten things that grabbed his attention this week

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BBC Sport experiences record-breaking online traffic in June (Digital Spy)
"It beats the previous record of 73.6 million, which was set during the London 2012 Olympics"

BBC helps produce First World War Moocs (Times Higher Education)
"Not only are we proud that the BBC is able to contribute content and co-create the courses…but it also brings that expertise in storytelling"

Jo Brand to front Bake-Off spin-off (Chortle)

Bruce Forsyth returning to screens in BBC variety show (Digital Spy)

Evan Davis to replace Jeremy Paxman on Newsnight (Telegraph)
"it will be an adventure and a challenge, and I hope the viewers will be happy with the result"

MediaCity leads to Salford becoming the UK's property hotspot (Guardian)
"MediaCity and incoming BBC employees have kept Salford going when the market was bad, said one agent"

BBC annual report: Tony Hall announces £374m in annual savings (Independent)

Doctor Who: series 8 looks like a scorcher (Guardian)
"Cybermen sizzle as Peter Capaldi films BBC sci-fi series at London’s St Paul’s Cathedral in the middle of a heatwave"

Sophie Raworth: I get far more work now I am over 40 (Telegraph)
"News presenter Sophie Raworth claims many of her bosses are now female and ageism is no longer an issue for women in the BBC"

Kids tv leads BBC in 'going green' (Ariel)

Naga Munchetty given permanent place on BBC Breakfast sofa following Susanna Reid’s depart (Daily Express)

BBC’s Dominic Coles joins Discovery Networks (Guardian)
"Corporation’s director of operations to be US-based pay-TV giant’s finance and operations chief across western Europe"

World Cup Final 2014: BBC Triumphs Over ITV In TV Ratings War, Over 9 Million More Viewers Tune In (Huffington Post)

BBC Chief Tony Hall Promises a ‘Competition Revolution’ (Variety)

Future Media roles to move to Salford (Ariel)

Wimbledon final watched by 10 million (Guardian)
"Novak Djokovic victory over Roger Federer takes 54% share on BBC1, but no match for Andy Murray’s win last year"

TV News celebrates its 60th birthday (Ariel)

Doctor Who: Frank Cottrell Boyce is a genius, says Steven Moffat (Digital Spy)
"BBC One has confirmed that Frank Cottrell Boyce will script an episode of Doctor Who."

Danger Mouse remake will see some male characters returning as females (Guardian)
"CBBC’s Cheryl Taylor promises show ‘truthful to the essence of Danger Mouse’ but with fresh ideas"

BBC appoints Matthew Postgate as chief technology officer (Guardian)
"Current controller of research and development was part of the management team that created iPlayer and built mobile services"

Radio 5 Live: Presenters Richard Bacon, Victoria Derbyshire and Shelagh Fogarty among names leaving BBC radio station (Mirror)

Does Mary Berry Cooks mark a breakthrough for older women on TV?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"

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