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February (2 posts)

  1. BBC triumphs at 'Journalism Oscars'

    Friday 27 February 2009, 11:39

    Angelique Halliburton Angelique Halliburton

    The BBC celebrated big at the Royal Television Society (RTS) awards in London last night, with wins in nine out of 14 categories.

    The News Channel beat rivals Sky News and Al Jazeera English to the top prize, while the Ten O'Clock News won the award for best programme.

    The Business Editor Robert...

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  2. Going bust

    Friday 6 February 2009, 16:06

    Michael Blastland Michael Blastland is a journalist, author and creator of the BBC Radio 4 programme More or Less

    I hear and see on the BBC today, reported in shocked tones, that one in 150 businesses went bust in 2008. This is unequivocally a Very Bad Thing.

    I don't hear that this is close to an historic low. I don't hear that in the last recession the rate was worse than one in 40. I don't hear that for the...

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