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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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Britain is a nation of skilled chefs but 1 in 10 can't cook, BBC Good Food survey finds (Independent)

End of an era: BBC letters taken down from Television Centre in Shepherd's Bush after 54 years (Evening Standard)

Eniola Aluko makes history as first female Match of the Day pundit (Guardian)

Artists Make Works Using BBC Archive (Artnet News)

BBC confirms Sinead Rocks as controller of Learning (Prolific North)

Alan Davey named as new BBC Radio 3 Controller (Gramaphone)
"it is an honour to be asked to lead this wonderful institution and to renew it for the digital age"

Britain is a nation of skilled chefs but 1 in 10 can't cook, BBC Good Food survey finds (Independent)

BBC names London drama boss, poaches ITV exec (TBI Vision)

Gareth Malone creates celebrity choir for Children In Need single (Telegraph)

BBC World Service launches Ebola Radio Network for West Africa (Digital Spy)
"The range of emergency activities on Ebola from the BBC World Service are in the finest traditions of the humanitarian instincts of our broadcasting."

BBC journalists attacked and equipment smashed in Russia (Guardian)

Ben Whishaw to star as gay spy in new BBC Two drama (Attitude)

BBC2 mockumentary W1A to return in 2015 (Guardian)
"Hugh Bonneville’s head of values, Ian Fletcher, set to face corporation’s charter renewal in second series"

EastEnders actor John Bardon has died aged 75 (Evening Standard)
"Tonight's episode of EastEnders is dedicated to John, who will be sorely missed by all those who knew and worked with him."

The BBC remains as committed as ever to new music (Gramophone)

The People's Strictly announced by BBC for Red Nose Day (Digital Spy)
"I can't wait to see members of the public having this amazing opportunity. It mixes fun and fundraising in equal measure."

BBC Radio 3 announces the artists joining its New Generation Artists scheme (Gramophone)

CBeebies schools to open in China as part of BBC tie-up with Popular (CITY AM)

Strictly Come Dancing beats The X Factor in ratings battle (Guardian)
"Simon Cowell’s return as judge on ITV talent show could not lift it above return of BBC ballroom dancing series"

'Andy thinks I'll be terrible' Judy Murray on why she's nervous about doing Strictly (Express)

BBC edits Doctor Who beheading scene after Islamic State journalist killings (Guardian)

Ariana Grande and The Vamps to perform at BBC Radio 1 Teen Awards 2014 (Digital Spy)

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