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February (38 posts)

  1. Round Up Week 8 / 2014

    Friday 21 February 2014, 12:08

    Jen Macro Jen Macro Digital Content Producer, About the BBC

    This week's round up of events in and around the BBC.

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  2. BBC Winners at the RTS Television Journalism Awards 2012/13

    Thursday 20 February 2014, 16:28

    Jen Macro Jen Macro Digital Content Producer, About the BBC

    A summary of BBC successes at the RTS Television Journalism Awards.

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  3. Handling complaints effectively

    Thursday 20 February 2014, 11:21

    Keith Jones Keith Jones Head of Communications & Complaints

    Keith Jones, Head of Communication & Complaints, BBC Audience Services, reflects on the conclusions of a BBC Trust report into the service.

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  4. BBC Global News: Invest to innovate

    Wednesday 19 February 2014, 10:28

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

    BBC Director of Global News, Peter Horrocks spoke to BBC Staff yesterday from New Broadcasting House about the future of Global News.

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  5. Programme Maker for a Day at BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra

    Tuesday 18 February 2014, 12:00

    Elise Cobain Elise Cobain BBC Introducing Team

    Assistant Producer for Radio 1 and 1Xtra, Elise Cobain, shares her experience working with young people from Hammersmith & Fulham as part of BBC Outreach & Corporate Responsibility's Programme Maker for a Day scheme.

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  6. Learning lessons – The BBC in the North

    Monday 17 February 2014, 16:20

    Peter Salmon Peter Salmon Director, England

    Peter Salmon shares some exciting projects coming up for BBC North.

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  7. Philomena takes home a BAFTA

    Monday 17 February 2014, 12:25

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

    Find out which category BBC Films' Philomena was awarded in the BAFTAs.

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  8. Fifteen years of the Radio 2 Folk Awards

    Monday 17 February 2014, 09:58

    Al Booth Al Booth

    Al Booth shares her experiences of the Radio 2 Folk Awards who this year celebrate their 15th anniversary.

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  9. Round Up Week 7 / 2014

    Friday 14 February 2014, 17:55

    Jen Macro Jen Macro Digital Content Producer, About the BBC

    This week's round up of events in and around the BBC.

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  10. What's on BBC Red Button, 15-21 February

    Friday 14 February 2014, 16:53

    Victoria Sorzano Victoria Sorzano Duty Editor

    This week on the Red Button we're showcasing the superstars of folk music and bringing you more live action from the Winter Olympics in Sochi.

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BBC Three online proposals set out as relaunch scheduled for autumn 2015 (Digital Spy)
"This is not moving a TV channel and putting it online. This is new. We are the first broadcaster in the world to propose something like this."

BBC Three to cut Don't Tell the Bride and other reality TV shows when channel moves online (Independent)

BBC theme park featuring Doctor Who and Top Gear set to open in 2020 (Telegraph)

JK Rowling's Cormoran Strike crime novel The Cuckoo's Calling will be turned into BBC series (Daily Mail)
"With the rich character of Cormoran Strike at their heart, these dramas will be event television across the world."

Yentob leads the BBC fightback: we're being smeared for exposing Fake Sheikh (Independent)

BBC Makes Unprecedented Counter-Attack To Sun Editorial Accusing It Of Left-Wing Bias (Huffington Post)

Serial podcast set to air on Radio 4 Extra (Radio Times)
"We know we already have tons of Serial listeners in the UK but we love that the BBC will help us reach many, many more than we ever could with podcast alone"

BBC iPlayer launches on Xbox One (Broadband TV News)

BBC ‘a great British company, not a government department’: Danny Cohen (Guardian)
"I ask you to stand by the BBC in the year ahead. Support it, make the case for it, speak up for it, celebrate its achievements and help us make sure we can keep offering such an extraordinary range of programmes for all audiences."

See Doctor Who, Miranda, more in BBC Christmas trailer (Digital Spy)

The BBC is right to point out failure on debt. Osborne is wrong to complain about it (The Spectator)

Chris Morris returns to airwaves with new sketch on BBC 6 Music on Sunday (Guardian)
"Blue Jam and On the Hour satirist’s first radio sketch in 15 years will be broadcast on Mary Anne Hobbs’ morning show"

BBC releases game maker kit for kids (Ariel)

BBC Music Sound of 2015 longlist revealed (Guardian)
"Solo artists such as James Bay, George The Poet and Raury make up most of this year’s list of musicians tipped for big things in 2015"

Why Gillian Anderson is the new Helen Mirren (Telegraph)

War and Peace to take over Radio 4: Ten-hour production of Tolstoy's novel to be broadcast on station on New Year's Day (Daily Mail)

Sherlock returns: BBC confirms special with picture of Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman back filming (Mirror)

The Reith Lectures explain why doctors fail (Telegraph)
"Dr Atul Gawande delivered an excellent first lecture on the fallibility of medicine, says Gillian Reynolds"

Nine-year-old Katie Morag star on winning BAFTA award and juggling TV series with school lessons (Scottish Daily Record)

Strictly Come Dancing 2014: Same-sex couple dance received positively (Metro)

Doctor Who, Andrew Scott and Sir Ian McKellen up for BBC Audio Drama Awards 2015 (Radio Times)
"Maxine Peake, Marcus Brigstocke and Toby Jones also scoop nominations for their work in audio drama"

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