Blog posts by year and month September 2010

Posts (22)

  1. "In 2001, I moved to Connecticut for 2 years and while I appreciated so much of American life, almost every evening I would go to the computer after putting the children to bed and listen to programmes such as Today or In Our Time on Listen Again (as it was once called). On returning to the UK, I...

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  2. Well, we know that autumn's really here when another band of courageous celebs don their glittering costumes and take on the challenge that is Strictly Come Dancing! It's now well and truly part of the seasonal calendar, and has successfully reinvented Saturday night on the BBC. Strange, bu...

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  3. "I have been in and out of Broadcasting House studios and I can honestly say that committed, creative and talented programme-makers are everywhere. And we all want for audiences what we have always wanted: more - to quote Matthew Arnold - of "the best that has been thought and said in the world" ...

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  4. I'm sitting here writing this blog because - as a child of seven - I was inspired by Tomorrow's World. Presenters like Raymond Baxter told stories and did experiments that made me want to study science at school and take a degree in metallurgy. I broke off my PhD to join the BBC Science Departm...

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  5. "There's a common response when we talk about audience research: "nobody asked me!" But I thought it would be useful to give some headlines about what we're doing to try to find out what people want in 2012, and also give everyone on this blog a chance to comment on some of the early findings". ...

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  6. This morning on the Guardian's Media Talk podcast, BBC Director of Audio & Music Tim Davie talks to Matt Wells about the upcoming 2010 Radio Festival in Salford, which Tim is chairing, and Chris Moyles' outburst during the opening half hour of his Breakfast show this week. Tim also talks abo...

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  7. The new BBC radio blog launched last night. It will feature links to blog posts from senior managers at BBC Audio & Music and discussions about BBC radio across bbc.co.uk. The first post is from the editor, Steve Bowbrick who wants to know what you'd like to see on the Radio blog. Look...

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  8. 'I always think that impartiality is in our DNA - it's part of the BBC's genetic make-up. Anyone who thinks differently doesn't really understand how the organisation works and how seriously we take issues around balance and impartiality.' Over at The Editors, Helen Boaden, director of BBC ...

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  9. It was great to be in Liverpool on Wednesday for an event in the fantastic setting of the Metropolitan Cathedral Crypt. The evening was presented by BBC Merseyside's Roger Phillips and he did a brilliant job of introducing performances by three very different local choirs. The musical talent real...

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  10. Today Mark Damazer leaves Radio 4 for his new job at St Peter's College, Oxford. Broadcasting House presenter Paddy O'Connell had the honour of conducting one last interview with the network's outgoing Controller who leaves the station in great shape with 10M regular listeners. Watch a snippet ...

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