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June (4 posts)

  1. Radio 1's Big Weekend exploration into social 'check ins' gets results

    Thursday 16 June 2011, 15:33

    Richard Morland Richard Morland

    Editor's note: A few weeks ago Richard outlined a new mobile project bringing together the social web and live events that the A&Mi team would be testing out at Radio 1's Big Weekend. Here's the promised update on how things went - PM.


    '...If you're taking someone who's not your boyfriend or girlfriend...

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  2. John Myers' review of the BBC's popular music stations

    Tuesday 14 June 2011, 10:42

    Tim Davie Tim Davie Director of Audio & Music

    Today we are making public a report which looks at potential synergies and savings within Radio 1, Radio 2, 6 Music and 1Xtra.

    Last year, I asked John Myers - CEO of the Radio Academy and one of the most respected figures in the radio industry - to review how our popular music stations are run and...

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  3. Glastonbury - covering a major cultural event

    Tuesday 7 June 2011, 18:50

    Paul Murphy Paul Murphy Senior Producer, A&Mi

    Editor's note: On the About the BBC blog Andy Parfitt, the Controller Radio 1, 1Xtra, Popular Music and Asian Network has written about the BBC's coverage of Glastonbury - PM.

    Every year we have to counter the charge that the numbers of backstage talent the BBC sends to create Glastonbury is excessive...

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  4. BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra live from Camp Bastion: The Big Dawg goes to Afghanistan

    Friday 3 June 2011, 13:12

    Exec Producer Rhys Exec Producer Rhys


    BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra decided to bring Tim Westwood to Camp Bastion, Afghanistan, because the story of the troops out here is primarily a 19-year-old's story, which is perfect for our audience.

    We wanted to hear the troops' stories and give them the opportunity to send messages to family and friends...

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