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24/04/2017
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    1. Is the BBC impartial? What is Impartiality anyway? On Feedback this week, Roger Bolton talks to the author of the BBC Trust's impartiality report, Stuart Prebble.

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    2. Picture by gull@cyberspace.org I have, of course, heard of win win situations, but this week's decision by the BBC Trust to ask (ie order) the Executive to reverse most of the cuts it planned in local radio looks like a win, win, win situation. It's a win for local radio supporters wh...

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    3. Lord Patten on his first day as the new BBC Trust Chairman, 3 May 2011 This week on Feedback I talked to a member of the BBC Trust, the body which replaced the BBC Governors, about impartiality in journalism. It took my mind back to the rather fraught period around 1980 when I was edito...

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    4. "Events, dear boy Events"! That was the apparently unflappable Prime Minister, Harold MacMillan, discussing what most concerned him. He meant the crises that arrive out of clear blue skies and changed the political weather overnight. Well we have had plenty of 'events' during this latest run of...

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    5. The Time - 10am on Thursday 10th March. The Place - The Grimond Room in Portcullis House. The Occasion - pre-appointment hearing with the Government's preferred candidate for the role of the Chairman of the BBC Trust. In the corridor outside, the media pack compares notes about what is a uni...

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    6. Head of Interactive, Radio 3

      In the Radio Times, BBC Radio boss Tim Davie has written a response to the substantial public debate about the Trust's review of Radio 3, Radio 4 and Radio 7. He endorses the suggestion that Radio 4 broaden its audience: The idea of making more people aware of Radio 4 makes sense: there are so...

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    7. David Liddiment, the BBC Trustee who led its review into Radio 4 among other stations, must be wondering what has hit him. No sooner had he published the review last week than newspaper columnists, the odd BBC presenter, and a lot of listeners attacked him for trying to fix something they don't...

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    8. Editor's note: this week's Feedback focused on the English language, on Royal visits to Ambridge an on the conclusion of the BBC Trust's review of Radio 4 - SB. There are many incidental pleasures to be derived from the latest BBC Trust Review, a copy of which is now available on its website. ...

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    9. The BBC Trust's service licence review was hugely positive for Radio 4 and Radio 7. I have seen some of the listeners' responses on Radio 4 to the Trust. We are widely considered a 'national treasure' and the appreciation for what we do is humbling. The Trust's reseach received a record number o...

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    10. Head of Interactive, Radio 3

      Editor's note: the BBC Trust today announced approval for some important changes at the BBC, several of which affect Radio 4. In this blog post, which appears in full on the About the BBC blog, Roly Keating outlines plans for an extension to access to archive content, much of which will come fro...

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