Blog posts by year and month November 2010

Posts (23)

  1. Kevin Bakhurst, the controller of the BBC News Channel and the BBC News at One and the deputy head of the BBC Newsroom, has blogged today about how the BBC is exploring disability issues, ahead of Friday's United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities. To read Kevin's blog in ful...

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  2. Like many people of my age I love to watch The Apprentice - but as life gets busier I can't always be in at 9pm on a Wednesday night to watch it. Luckily I have a PVR (Personal Video Recorder), and even if I forget to record it or series link it I can always catch it on the iPlayer. And if I don'...

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  3. Sometimes programmes change the world when they are broadcast. Unfortunately, all programmes change the world during the course of production, because of the negative impact programme making has on the environment. Making programmes requires energy to light studios, power catering trucks, fuel v...

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  4. Just over two years ago the BBC launched a new environmental policy. Along with many other companies we sought to reduce our carbon footprint by bringing down the amount of energy and water we used, reducing the amount of waste we sent to landfill and the level of carbon emissions our travel was ...

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  5. I was very pleased to hear about the Royal Engagement and am sure people will love watching the Royal Wedding on our Big Screens. People tell us, time after time, that they enjoy coming together to share an experience with others who have a common interest. Even when events such as rugby and foot...

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  6. Today I want to tell you about what the BBC is doing to help build a 'connected' Britain. The BBC's sixth public purpose is to deliver to the public the benefits of emerging communications technologies and services. Pioneering technologies and platform innovation is enshrined in the BBC's Chart...

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  7. When people find out that I work for BBC Children in Need the first question they ask is, "What do you do for the rest of year?" The truth is that the Charity is here all year round making sure that the money raised is going to projects that are making a real difference to the lives of children...

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  8. At some point in life everyone considers the idea of volunteering, giving their time and efforts to help others, and BBC staff are no exception. In fact I'd say that there is a strong altruistic culture amongst staff here and a requirement for the corporation to channel this energy into measurab...

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  9. "Yesterday we announced that we will start to roll out BBC iPlayer across the BT Vision platform next month. By April next year, every one of the 520,000 BT Vision set-top boxes installed should be able to access our catch-up video on demand (VOD) service at no extra cost. In order to support B...

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  10. "Today the BBC Trust published its review of the BBC's interactive television service, BBC Red Button. The BBC Trust regularly reviews BBC services, inviting public opinion to assess how well our services are performing and what, if anything, should change. This review follows a public consulta...

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