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13 posts about Listeners on this blog

  1. Listener Week

    Monday 24 November 2014, 11:47

    Jane Garvey Jane Garvey Woman's Hour Presenter

    Jane Garvey talks about Listener Week on Woman's Hour, In Our Time and Saturday Live on BBC Radio 4.

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  2. The BBC's International Radio Streams During the Olympics

    Friday 27 July 2012, 16:41

    Mark Friend Mark Friend Controller

    UPDATE (29 July): After discussion, the IOC and the BBC have agreed that there is no need to block our international streams of Radio 4 programmes with a wide news agenda. Radio 5 Live (apart from the news programme Up All Night) and 5 Live Olympics Extra will remain available only in the UK. The Chris...

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  3. RAJAR listening figures for Q3 2011

    Thursday 27 October 2011, 14:20

    Gwyneth Williams Gwyneth Williams

    Yesterday on my way out of Broadcasting House to have lunch with Libby Purves, I met George Soros in the lift - he had just been a guest on Stephanie Flanders' new series Stephanomics. Before I left the office I listened back to Umberto Eco (what a voice; what books) interviewed for Front Row with...

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  4. Explaining 'the Rajars'

    Friday 8 July 2011, 14:55

    Roger Bolton Roger Bolton

    I always thought that the average Feedback listener was younger than I am, better dressed and more intelligent, and now I know it's true. I also now know that 1.4 million of you tune in to the programme every week.

    Well I'm guessing about the intelligence and the quality of clothes, but the audience...

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  5. Rather fabulous - the Q1 Rajars are in

    Thursday 12 May 2011, 01:01

    Gwyneth Williams Gwyneth Williams

    "Rather fabulous" - she really did say that a moment ago on the phone. I am referring to our Radio 4 audience guru, Alison Winter. It was a momentary lapse as she is, as you might expect when it comes to figures, well... measured... Thus you will gather that the first quarter RAJAR listening figures...

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  6. A RAJAR primer

    Wednesday 2 February 2011, 11:38

    Paul Kennedy Paul Kennedy

    Editor's note: Radio 4's listening figures for the final quarter of 2010 are published tomorrow. 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...

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  7. RAJAR listening figures for Q3 2010

    Thursday 28 October 2010, 09:00

    Gwyneth Williams Gwyneth Williams

    I missed the much-discussed phonecall yesterday about the three-monthly Rajar figures so I went looking for Alison Winter, the Radio 4 audiences guru. We found a quiet corner and whispered the headlines to and fro. It's all rather good - actually I think very good.  So congratulations to the programme...

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  8. The Feedback listener panel tackles Today

    Friday 26 March 2010, 13:55

    Roger Bolton Roger Bolton

    Sarah Montague and James Naughtie

    Editor's note - we're trying something new. We're going to publish one item from Radio 4's weekly accountability programme Feedback here on the blog. We're keen to know what you think of this new way of spreading the Feedback word: leave your reactions and questions in a comment below - SB

    When I first...

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  9. Latest RAJAR listening figures

    Thursday 4 February 2010, 11:51

    Mark Damazer Mark Damazer

    Bowie RAJAR

    It's RAJAR day. It happens four times a year. We get figures for the previous quarter's listening - in this case Oct- Dec 2009. And although not quite as vertiginous as the previous quarter - the figures are pretty decent. The headlines are that 9.84 million of you listen to at least 15 minutes a week...

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  10. More good RAJAR news

    Thursday 29 October 2009, 09:29

    Mark Damazer Mark Damazer

    Jenni Murray presents Woman's Hour in front of an audience at Derby University

    Well - the latest figures for Radio 4 are very, very gratifying. Indeed they are the best since a new measuring methodology was introduced a decade or so ago - and it's not possible to compare them with what happened before.

    Briefly, 10.22 million people listen to at least 15 minutes a week - but lest...

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  11. Desert Island Discs comes to iPlayer

    Sunday 27 September 2009, 12:12

    Mark Damazer Mark Damazer

    Roy Plomley

    It is a grand moment to get Desert Island Discs (DIDs) on the iPlayer. We have always had good relations with the family of the programme's founding father - Roy Plomley - but the programme was conceived in a pre-digital age and so we needed to work out with the family how to make the programme available...

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  12. It's RAJAR day at Radio 4

    Thursday 6 August 2009, 12:22

    Mark Damazer Mark Damazer

    Radio 4 DAB

    It's a RAJAR day - when the radio industry gets its audience figures.

    I must stress that RAJARs are not the be all and end all of matters. Quality, range, impact - all count a great deal. But still - I'd rather they were good than not. And they are.

    We appear to be increasing quarter-on-quarter in microscopic...

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  13. The RAJARs are in

    Thursday 7 May 2009, 09:26

    Mark Damazer Mark Damazer

    RAJAR audience figures for Q1 2009

    The RAJAR figures are a ritual.

    Once every three months R4's Head of Audience Research (he does many other things too) phones up on a Wednesday evening and reels off a few key numbers for Radio 4 and Radio 7. The conversation lasts about 30 seconds - and we are both exaggeratedly laconic. Yesterday he...

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