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Tuesday 21 May 2013, 11:56
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Eddie Braben dies - Morecambe & Wise writer was 82
"Billy Cotton Jnr at the BBC recognised the brilliance of Eddie's writing" (Chortle)
BBC told to improve online local news
"The BBC has been told to up the standard of its online local news and look to mine more personal data from users of its website network" (Guardian)
A night at the Sony Radio Academy Awards - booze, bad-language and a brace of gongs
"Humphrys revealed that the Today team were listening in on a web-stream at a pub round the corner" (Radio Times)
TV BAFTAs 2013: 10 things we learned
"the BBC is still the daddy in broadcasting" (Guardian)
The 2013 BBC Proms (Where's Runnicles Blog)
"The Proms still serves as a reminder of why the BBC offers good value to those of us who are fans of classical music"
Obituary for former BBC executive John Cain who paved the way for social-action broadcasting (Independent)
John Wyver on the importance of TV archives (Illuminations)
Last updated Tuesday 21 May 2013
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Front Row's Cultural Exchange [Radio 4]
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'Thanks for Jack' - listeners' fond farewell to Arnold Peters [Archers]