Blog posts by year and month July 2011

Posts (13)

  1. On the BBC Sports Editors' blog this afternoon, Ben Gallop, Head of Formula 1, explains why the BBC will be sharing coverage with Sky from next season. He says: The headline is that under a seven-year deal starting next season, we will be showing 10 of the races in the F1 calendar, plus the corr...

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  2. Over the years BBC Research & Development has hit many a milestone. Even before the department's official beginnings in 1930 it had been involved with the creation and delivery of some of the most significant and game-changing innovations in broadcasting - and this level of engineering creati...

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  3. Roger Wright is Controller of BBC Radio 3 and Director of the BBC Proms. Last Friday he was at the Royal Albert Hall for the first night of this year's festival. He'll be there every night, for every performance. I spoke to him on the steps down to Prince Consort Road, amongst an excited crowd of...

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  4. They might not make great telly moments like the World Record hula-hoop marathon marking the move of Blue Peter to Salford, but over the last few months there been other moments marking the start of a significant cultural shift for the BBC. One of these moments happened a few weeks ago with the ...

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  5. Editor's note: this post appeared on the BBC Radio blog at 0930 this morning. It confirms the announcement made earlier in the morning that Andy Parfitt is to step down as Controller of Radio 1 from 31 July. Read the post in full and leave a comment on the BBC Radio blog - SB After 13 years I'm ...

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  6. Today sees the launch of our Annual Report, heralding the end of an exceptional year for the BBC - a year marked by outstanding creativity, and major change within the organisation. Highlights for me include the BBC Three documentary series Our War which I sat and watched with my own teenage chi...

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  7. Today sees the culmination of a project we've been running with schools across the North of England called 'Dragons' Den Goes Back to School'. Inspired by some work the team at Waterloo Road and BBC Outreach did last year where schools wrote and filmed their own episodes of the drama, we have spe...

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  8. Editor's note: Feedback is Radio 4's weekly accountability programme, presented by Roger Bolton. The programme covers all of the BBC's radio stations and each week, while it's on-air, an item from the programme is published on the Radio 4 blog. This week's is about measuring the radio audience. V...

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