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15/11/2018
BBC Radio 4

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    1. Head of Interactive, Radio 3

      Woman's Hour Balloon Debate This morning's Woman's Hour balloon debate was a huge hit with the studio audience and I've just closed a very busy parallel live chat on the same theme. Click 'replay' to see all the comments we published. Some were typed directly into the chat and others sent via Tw...

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    2. Editor's note. This week's item from Radio 4's Feedback programme concerns the network's extensive coverage of the post-election drama in Westminster, 'busting' the schedule and coverage of the Liberal Democrats. Did Radio 4 get it right? Tell us what you think in a comment below - SB "Deceitfu...

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    3. edits BBC Radio current affairs programmes, including Crossing Continents and From Our Own Correspondent

      Editor's note: listen to the 15-minute montage of Radio 4's election night coverage below - it's a real rollercoaster - and it was delivered minutes after the programme went off-air. I asked Hugh Levinson, who made the montage with colleague Tom Brignell, to tell us how they did it - SB. Our mi...

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    4. Head of Interactive, Radio 3

      Radio 4's election - like yours - is almost over. The BBC's election rules state that, from 0600 tomorrow, all discussion of the parties and their campaigns must stop until the polls close. On the blogs and messageboards this means we'll be asking people to stop leaving comments of a political n...

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    5. We're nearly there - less than a week to go - but the More or Less election team still needs your help. Our job is to explain the numbers being thrown around by all candidates during the campaign. Our presenter (and the FT's Undercover Economist) Tim Harford is broadcasting our analysis on PM a...

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    6. I hope you are not disappointed by this week's blog! I would have liked to avoid commenting on the election coverage since many Feedback correspondents are threatening to leave the country if Radio 4 keeps on clearing its schedules for the prime ministerial debates which are being transmitted a...

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    7. Imagine if you will a swan. Now think of the legs pumping away under the surface. Welcome back stage to BBC Radio's Election Night Special. We know the nation has never been less in love with those who represent us, so the looming General Election promises to be both brutal and dramatic. And w...

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    8. Head of Interactive, Radio 3

      Leader of the opposition David Cameron came into Broadcasting House this morning to talk to Jenni Murray. I headed over to meet him as he entered the building and got a few photographs of the big event. The other pictures are on Flickr and you can listen to the interview - the second of the prog...

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    9. Editor's note - Paul Vickers wrestled with his Sat Nav for a trip to the Welsh borders and the ancestral home of William Ewart Gladstone to mark Gladstone's bicentenary for Beyond Westminster. He recorded this short account of his visit specially for the blog - SB. Paul Vickers is a Producer o...

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    10. Head of Interactive, Radio 3

      The Today Programme is always in the news. The Telegraph runs with the Voice of the Listener and Viewer's gong for Today (and Radio 4 in general). In the same paper Tim Walker wonders why Today didn't send Naughtie or Humphrys to the Tory conference in Manchester. The Times (and everybody else)...

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