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Friday 31 January 2014, 11:44
Amanda Rice introduces the Diversifying Our Workforce: Employee Equality Information 2013 on the BBC's diversity website.
Friday 25 October 2013, 15:48
Chairman of the BBC's LGBT network Adrian Ruth considers statistics revealing what lesbian, gay and bisexual audiences are watching on television.
Monday 21 October 2013, 08:35
Editor Fiona Crack writes about the development of a project that pledges to turn the spotlight on women's lives around the world.
Tuesday 10 September 2013, 14:04
Former BBC Extendee Tom Wentworth talks about his time working as a script assistant at Casualty thanks to the BBC Extend scheme
Friday 14 December 2012, 11:15
Tim Davie introduces the first results from a study into the portrayal of LGB audiences across all of the BBC's output.
Friday 28 September 2012, 10:36
PresentAble is a training initiative preparing ten would-be presenters for television or radio, all of whom have a passion for broadcasting and some form of disability. The scheme is led by three divisions at the BBC: Vision, Audio & Music, BBC North (including BBC Children's).
Thursday 8 March 2012, 13:48
The representation of women across political, professional and business life has been widely debated in the past few months.
For broadcasting too, there has been much focus on the role of women both on and off-screen, most recently on the number of expert women used on TV and radio in a campaign by...
Wednesday 7 December 2011, 15:21
Last night was a fantastic evening celebrating the best in creativity and diversity at the third annual Creative Diversity Network (CDN) Awards, which took place at MediaCityUK studios in Salford.
As current Chair of the CDN,...
Friday 4 November 2011, 12:37
Last year, we carried out our most comprehensive piece of research into the portrayal of LGB audiences. A key finding of the research found that lesbian, gay and bisexual audiences want to see more and greater diversity within portrayal.
It's been quite a journey, but following the progress we've made...
Tuesday 24 May 2011, 09:57
Today we're publishing the BBC Diversity Strategy for 2011-15, outlining our commitment to diversity in the programmes we make and the people we work with. We are also publishing the research and consultation that have helped shape this strategy and perhaps most importantly, the action plans divisions...
Wednesday 9 March 2011, 10:30
This week is an eventful one in the calendar of the BBC Diversity team and I wanted to take a moment to share some updates and information with you.
Tonight we hold our official launch event to mark the BBC's takeover as Chair of the Cultural Diversity Network (CDN), an association of Britain's leading...
Wednesday 10 November 2010, 10:01
Today the BBC opens a consultation to ask for your views about our ongoing diversity work.
As a body funded by licence fee payers, the BBC is continually finding ways to talk to and involve the widest possible range of audiences including under-served communities. Asking people to tell us how...
Monday 28 June 2010, 19:23
Here at Ouch! - the BBC's disability website - we're rather pleased with our new series of daisy-chained video interviews. Called Dis Connected, we brought an eclectic group of noteworthy people together, some of whom you may not have immediately put in the disability bracket. And it's that fact alone...
Tuesday 1 December 2009, 12:13
It's nice to know that when we do that well - when we seek to really understand and connect with difference through...
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BBC Licence Fee is a bargain - something for everyone and just 40p a day (Mirror)
"The BBC’s job is to deliver to you. Not to politicians or the powerful. Some 96% of the population watch, listen or use the BBC every week"
Veteran BBC broadcaster Gerry Anderson dies (RTE News)
"he'll be sadly missed by all of us, but also by all his loyal listeners, for whom he often brought light on dark days over the decades"
Doctor Who gets new online BBC iPlayer series Doctor Who Extra (Independent)
"essential viewing for everyone who’s ever watched Doctor Who and wondered what it’s a like to be a part of the team that brings this global phenomena to our screens"
James Alexander Gordon, voice of BBC radio's football results, dies at 78 (Guardian)
"Scottish broadcaster ended four-decade stint of announcing classified results in 2013 after being diagnosed with cancer"
New BBC drama Life in Squares to track lives of Bloomsbury Set (Independent)
"Filming is underway for a new drama delving into the intimate lives of the Bloomsbury Set, including tragic literary great Virginia Woolf."
Happy Valley will be back for a second series (Halifax Courier)
BBC 'Our World War' episode explores future of digital storytelling (Telegraph)
"This opens up a creative pallet that just wasn't available before"
Brits obsessed with the weather? You bet! BBC Weather app is its fastest-growing ever (Tech Radar)
"Most popular checking time? 7am."
Walter, BBC One, Review: 'suspense and laughter' (Telegraph)
"The BBC's new police comedy drama manages to be both profoundly silly and gripping, writes Jake Wallis Simons"
Alex Jones: Why I leapt at the chance to host Tumble (Wales Online)
"Opportunities like a Saturday-night show just don’t come along very often and I was blown away when they asked me to host it"
Did Great British Bake Off survive move to BBC One? (Digital Spy)
"Sensibly the producers have remained firm with their recipe for success"
BBC investigates Top Gear after Jeremy Clarkson gaffes (Guardian)
"Cohen is desperate to stem the tide of controversy which has engulfed the show in recent times"
Phil Neville to help fill the void left by Alan Hansen as Match of the Day analyst for Premier League season (Telegraph)
"Broadcaster has demonstrated its faith in Neville following his nightmare World Cup commentary debut by also confirming him as a co-commentator on Radio Five Live"
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