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Monday 7 October 2013, 12:33
Peter Salmon celebrates two year in Salford and a myriad of productions in the North.
Thursday 28 March 2013, 18:00
Introducing events at BBC North which celebrate diversity in the workforce.
Thursday 14 March 2013, 18:12
Peter Salmon looks at how BBC North involve the regions audience and communities.
Thursday 21 February 2013, 15:13
Director of BBC North, Peter Salmon's update from Salford focuses on journalism and sports coverage.
Friday 8 February 2013, 11:50
Director of BBC North Peter Salmon's overview of the wider impact being made by the new creative hub in MediaCityUK.
Tuesday 11 December 2012, 15:08
Peter Salmon previews Christmas on the BBC
Wednesday 21 November 2012, 14:58
In the second week of his tenure, Acting Director-General Tim Davie spoke to all staff from the BBC's Dock House at MediaCity UK in Salford.
Monday 1 August 2011, 12:39
Every project has its naysayers, and BBC North is no different. Before the first stone was laid at Salford Quays the national and mainly Southern-based media claimed it was a vanity project; a political deal; that it would never succeed and that no one would go.
Despite the almost constant barrage of...
Thursday 28 July 2011, 15:48
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...
Friday 22 July 2011, 10:06
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 start...
Thursday 16 June 2011, 12:22
The BBC Philharmonic Presents... festival has been an amazing seventeen days designed to unveil our wonderful new orchestral...
Wednesday 8 June 2011, 16:45
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 team West...
Monday 16 May 2011, 12:28
Today we embark on the next chapter in the story of BBC North as we welcome our first movers into our new buildings at MediaCityUK. They join the BBC Philharmonic who moved into their new performance space at the beginning of May and kickstart over thirty-six weeks in the single most ambitious staff...
Thursday 17 March 2011, 11:35
It's been a bitter-sweet time recently.
I don't think anyone with a heart can not have had it broken by the terrible scenes from Japan. Our news outlets continue to report from the region, with Shelagh Fogarty's Radio 5 live reports poignantly capturing the concern and shock. It really brings it home...
Wednesday 13 October 2010, 15:12
I'm a Londoner. I was born and schooled here, my whole family live here, I know it like my hand. As the song says, I love London town. Its diversity, its cultural richness, its size, speed and buzz, all make it a wonderful place to live.
So why will I be going North when my job relocates to Salford...
Friday 17 September 2010, 10:00
Friday 28 May 2010, 17:12
In the coming years we will...
Wednesday 26 May 2010, 13:15
As a son of the North, I've always thought the most stirring clause in the BBC Charter is the promise to reflect the nation back to itself. That doesn't mean people living in London patronising regional viewers with programmes about flat capped Northerners with whippets or Welshmen who sing in choirs...
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Wimbledon final watched by 10 million (Guardian)
"Novak Djokovic victory over Roger Federer takes 54% share on BBC1, but no match for Andy Murray’s win last year"
Doctor Who: Frank Cottrell Boyce is a genius, says Steven Moffat (Digital Spy)
"BBC One has confirmed that Frank Cottrell Boyce will script an episode of Doctor Who."
Danger Mouse remake will see some male characters returning as females (Guardian)
"CBBC’s Cheryl Taylor promises show ‘truthful to the essence of Danger Mouse’ but with fresh ideas"
BBC appoints Matthew Postgate as chief technology officer (Guardian)
"Current controller of research and development was part of the management team that created iPlayer and built mobile services"
Doctor Who trailer: take a Deep Breath, Capaldi fans (Guardian)
"A teaser for the 'feature-length' first episode of the new Doctor Who series has materialised, complete with Peter Capaldi, the Tardis in flames and a hint of menace"
BBC increases digital radio coverage with Northern transmitters (Prolific North)
BBC to show off Commonwealth Games in 4K UHD (TechRadar)
"first ever event to be produced entirely over IP/internet networks - which the BBC is calling a 'major broadcasting milestone'"
BBC3 wins big at 2014 Broadcast Digital Awards (Broadcast)
Glastonbury 2014: how to watch it on TV (Daily Telegraph)
"Missed out on Glastonbury Festival tickets this year? Follow all the action from home using our BBC TV and Radio guide."
BBC stages first world war rap battle (Guardian)
UK media in one-minute silence protest over jailing of al-Jazeera journalists (Guardian)
"Hundreds of reporters across BBC and other media organisations speak out against Egyptian government’s verdict"
Licence fee should be charged to iPlayer users, says acting chair of BBC Trust (Guardian)
"Diane Coyle, acting chair of the BBC Trust, says the BBC is 'less independent than it needs to be'"
BBC announces new comedy pilots (Chortle)
"the Comedy Feeds show serious commitment to finding the next best writers, directors and faces of British comedy"
After 25 years at the helm Jeremy Paxman presents his final Newsnight (Telegraph)
"During his tenure, the 63-year-old earned a reputation as one of the most fearless and feared interviewers"
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