Blog posts by year and month June 2011

Posts (17)

  1. Polis is a journalism think tank based at the London School of Economics. Today they're hosting the second annual 'Value of Journalism' conference, on the theme 'media and power'. Helen Boaden gave the keynote address - about 'holding power to account' - and then joined a Q&A hosted by Krishn...

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  2. Editor's note: Frank Keogh is a senior sports reporter at the BBC. He and his family have moved to Salford. He'll be sharing the experience with us here on the blog. He starts with an introduction: One thing helped my decision to up sticks 200 miles from London to the North West. My football te...

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  3. Editor's note: Charlotte Moore opens her post about the BBC's contribution to the Sheffield Doc/Fest, starting this afternoon, with a clip from Despicable Dick & Righteous Richard, a Storyville commission to be shown at the festival - SB. I'm a bit of a veteran at Sheffield Doc/Fest. I was t...

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  4. The first time I visited Wimbledon I expected it to look and feel exactly like it does on television. After years of sitting in front of the screen watching the balls, and spectators' heads, swinging backwards and forwards I thought I knew what sitting on Centre Court would be like. I realised th...

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  5. Every year we have to counter the charge that the numbers of backstage talent the BBC sends to create Glastonbury is excessive. If the figures were 600, 300 or 100 people I don't think it would make any difference. Last year we sent 274 staff and freelancers and this year it will be less. Glasto...

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  6. I had a moment of pleasurable serendipity last weekend. I was in Manchester with my wife and daughter as we prepare for BBC Learning's move to MediaCityUK in Salford later this month. As we walked through the city centre, I saw an interesting looking black tent pitched in front of Manchester's To...

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  7. This evening Richard Klein, Controller of BBC Four will be speaking at the Philosophy and Music festival, HowTheLightGetsIn as part of BBC Four's partnership with The Institute of Art and Ideas. The festival is taking place at Hay-on-Wye and runs from the 26th May to the 6th June. It takes place ...

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