Blog posts by year and month November 2010

Posts (8)

  1. Editor's note: Tim Davie was interviewed on today's Feedback, Radio 4's weekly accountability programme - SB. "The BBC should be ashamed of themselves for running this ad. They are telling their listeners to buy something they know isn't ready for us yet." That was William Rogers, Chief Execut...

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  2. Of all the highs and lows of my job, visiting the Test Match Special commentary box at Lords in July last year must rank as one of my most memorable and uplifting moments. As I listened to Aggers, Blowers, CMJ and the rest of the team analyse the quality of each delivery while conveying the whol...

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  3. Editor's note: BBC local radio has always been pretty close to its listeners. In Manchester they're putting them on the air. We'll keep keep you up-to-date on the experiment - SB When the marketing department came up with 'Be Part of It' as a slogan for BBC Local Radio, I wonder if they ever im...

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  4. Like most fathers, watching how my young sons spend their time reminds me how far technology has advanced in 30 years. As a child of the 70s and 80s, playing Jetpac on my ZX Spectrum was as cutting edge as it got. The type of graphics that can now be generated on handheld machines was beyond ima...

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  5. Editor's note: BBC Radio production staff cover many music awards ceremonies every year. Sometimes they get to visit the lectern themselves - SB. The Country Music Association (CMA) awards have given me many of my most treasured work memories... being transported by golf cart to interview count...

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  6. We know that the BBC's podcasts are hugely popular with people who know about them and understand how to get hold of them. A recent example is A History of the World in 100 Objects which has had over 12 million downloads so far, over the course of the series. I like this example, first because i...

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  7. I woke up on a high this morning. As well as Liverpool fighting their way out of the relegation zone, I experienced three amazing gigs at the BBC Radio 2 Electric Proms on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Three iconic Radio 2 artists. Three very different, but equally ecstatic, audiences. Elton J...

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  8. The Chris Moyles Show Tour happens to coincide with Radio 1's Access All Areas week - when we throw open the doors of Yalding House (figuratively for the masses and literally for a lucky few) for all to see. There's an expectation that audiences want to watch as well as listen to outside broadc...

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