Blog posts by year and month February 2011

Posts (10)

  1. Ever since 2002, when we started offering listeners the chance to hear radio programmes on demand via the original Radio Player, listeners have consistently asked to be able to catch up on all the episodes of series whilst that series is on air. There is nothing more frustrating, they told us, t...

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  2. It is rare that passionate radio listeners overwhelmingly and immediately support the scheduling changes that we make to a well-loved BBC radio station. However, having just announced that Radio 3 will broadcast live concerts every weekday at 7.30 p.m. for 46 weeks of the year, the reaction ...

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  3. For the next couple of weeks, over on the 5 live blog, they're going to be taking listeners behind the scenes at the 24-hour station - with blog posts from people in every area of 5 live. Each blogger will write about a day in their life at the station, starting tomorrow morning with Chris Hunte...

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  4. BBC Radio 3 has just announced that its rich schedule of concerts, operas and recitals will be further enhanced from May 3, 2011 when listeners will be able to hear LIVE broadcasts direct from venues across the UK every weekday evening in Performance on 3. Here, Radio 3 Editor Edward Blakeman of...

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  5. Editor's note: engineers in radio used to concern themselves with balancing audio and locating transmission towers but they now have a whole set of rather more pressing concerns - like how to stop slot cars spinning off the track when too many people tweet Scott Mills. Patrick Sinclair - a softw...

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  6. Spare a thought for the BBC's newish Director of the World Service Peter Horrocks. No sooner has he sat down in his seat in Bush House than his paymaster, the Foreign Office, announces an unprecedented cut of 20 per cent in its funding. No sooner has Mr Horrocks announced the inevitable closur...

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  7. Using a beta (test) version of a service called Storify we've rounded up the reaction in the press, on the blogs and on the social networks to this morning's RAJAR numbers. What's your opinion of the numbers? Log in to leave a comment. Steve Bowbrick, blogs editor RAJAR (Radio Joint Audie...

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  8. I asked the BBC's media correspondent, Torin Douglas, to drop into 5 live's offices in Television Centre this morning to interview Controller Adrian Van Klaveren about the station's performance in the final quarter of 2010. Steve Bowbrick, blogs editor RAJAR (Radio Joint Audience Rese...

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  9. Tim Davie is Director of Audio & Music at the BBC RAJAR (Radio Joint Audience Research) is jointly owned by the BBC and commercial radio trade body the Radio Centre. Participating listeners are asked to record their radio listening in quarter-hour time blocks for one week. The RAJAR figure...

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  10. Editor's note: on the eve of the publication of the latest radio listening figures, Paul Kennedy, Research Director at RAJAR, explains how they're gathered - SB. RAJAR, or 'Radio Joint Audience Research', is the official body in charge of radio audience measurement for the UK. RAJAR was establi...

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