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Wednesday 1 October 2014, 08:29
This blog explains what the BBC does and how it works. We link to some other blogs and online spaces inside and outside the corporation. The blog is edited by Jon Jacob.
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Artists Make Works Using BBC Archive (Artnet News)
BBC confirms Sinead Rocks as controller of Learning (Prolific North)
Alan Davey named as new BBC Radio 3 Controller (Gramaphone)
"it is an honour to be asked to lead this wonderful institution and to renew it for the digital age"
BBC names London drama boss, poaches ITV exec (TBI Vision)
BBC World Service launches Ebola Radio Network for West Africa (Digital Spy)
"The range of emergency activities on Ebola from the BBC World Service are in the finest traditions of the humanitarian instincts of our broadcasting."
BBC2 mockumentary W1A to return in 2015 (Guardian)
"Hugh Bonneville’s head of values, Ian Fletcher, set to face corporation’s charter renewal in second series"
EastEnders actor John Bardon has died aged 75 (Evening Standard)
"Tonight's episode of EastEnders is dedicated to John, who will be sorely missed by all those who knew and worked with him."
The BBC remains as committed as ever to new music (Gramophone)
The People's Strictly announced by BBC for Red Nose Day (Digital Spy)
"I can't wait to see members of the public having this amazing opportunity. It mixes fun and fundraising in equal measure."
Strictly Come Dancing beats The X Factor in ratings battle (Guardian)
"Simon Cowell’s return as judge on ITV talent show could not lift it above return of BBC ballroom dancing series"
Last updated Tuesday 30 September 2014
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