Blog posts by year and month June 2011

Posts (17)

  1. Editor's note: between 1997 and 2000, Peter Salmon was Controller of BBC1. During his time there he commissioned a drama called The Lakes - SB. As I prepare to interview Jimmy McGovern, one of Britain's greatest writers, it takes me back to when I commissioned his drama The Lakes. To be honest, ...

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  2. Ten days ago, BBC Online held the first of a planned series of regular briefings for partners and suppliers in the UK online industry. The idea was to present BBC Online's plans for the coming years and help suppliers understand how they can get involved and contribute to the future of the BBC's ...

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  3. Dominic West stars in BBC Two's new production, The Hour. This week we've launched the new BBC Two Summer and Autumn season highlights online. It's a schedule that has been months, indeed years, in the planning and I hope by seeing all the programming together you will get a sense of the rang...

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  4. When I walked into the Radio Theatre at Broadcasting House there were many 'unknowns'. Would there be enough people in the audience? Would the main guest be able to join us? Would John Simpson be arrested? We were about to play the first Reith Lecture in the 2011 'Securing Freedom' series to an...

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  5. [View the story "Getting to know BBC Online" on Storify]

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  6. Television Centre may seem like a surprising place to start making a documentary about BBC Manchester but as I discovered during the course of the filming, the North West's influence within broadcasting spreads far beyond the perimeter of the M60. I am in London for two days to interview five co...

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  7. Ralph Rivera - BBC Online: One service, ten products, four screens Editor's note: the presentation above is the one Ralph made at the BBC Online industry briefing. You can see more BBC presentations here - SB The main thing I wanted to talk about today is storytelling and technology, and ho...

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  8. Improving BBC Online for audiences is the job of everyone who works here. Given the nature of the web, which is built on connections and partnerships, improving how we work with partners - the wider digital media industry - is going to be critical if this goal is going to be met. It's with thi...

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  9. Richard Wigley (far right) with Tamzin Outhwaite and the stars of BBC Radio 2's Friday Night is Music Night, one of the highlights of the BBC Philharmonic Presents Festival. The BBC Philharmonic Presents... festival has been an amazing seventeen days designed to unveil our wonderful new orc...

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  10. Tim Davie, Director of Audio & Music, blogs this morning on the BBC Radio blog: Today we are making public a report which looks at potential synergies and savings within Radio 1, Radio 2, 6 Music and 1Xtra. Last year, I asked John Myers - CEO of the Radio Academy and one of the most respect...

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