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  1. How BBC Local Radio provided vital coverage during the floods

    BBC Radio Cumbria Managing Editor Mark Elliott remembers Storm Desmond and the lasting damage it caused, and considers the importance of local radio in times of flooding.

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  2. Bilingual, and want to be a journalist? What it's like as a BBC World Service trainee

    Any aspiring journalist dreams of working at the BBC, for it is the crème de la crème of all broadcasters, at least in my opinion.

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  3. The sounds of music

    Composer Joe Acheson details what was involved in creating the signature tune for the Radio 4 series Noise:A Human History.

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  4. Background on the BBC's internal reviews into child protection and whistleblowing policies

    Lucy Adams provides some background to the two internal reviews the BBC has conducted into child protection and whistleblowing at the corporation. 

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  5. Recalling Rwanda

    Former producer Geoff Adams-Spink revisits his memories of making the Today programme with Andy Kershaw.

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  6. Extending The Space

    Tony Ageh explains the thinking behind extending the life of the experimental digital arts service The Space.

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  7. Commissioning BBC One's 'The Battle for Christianity'

    The Battle For Christianity (Tuesday 22 March, BBC One, 10.45pm) examines the reasons behind a rise in popularity in Christianity in the UK, in a documentary which shows how confident, assertive faith is replacing traditional churches in the UK. In this post, originally written for the Independe...

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  8. Me, Mental Health & Daytime Drama Doctors

    Nasreen Ahmed, Script Editor - BBC Doctors talks about why the forthcoming week of mental health themed episodes are close to her heart.

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  9. A year of three new BBC services for Ethiopia and Eritrea

    Rachael Akidi, BBC World Service Head of East Africa, celebrates first anniversary of the launch of three new UK-government-funded language services for Ethiopia and Eritrea, and looks at what the future holds.

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  10. The world’s first blind war correspondent and football commentator? BBC News Arabic supporting journalists with disabilities

    Journalists with disabilities from around the Arab world recently completed three weeks of training in London as part of BBC Arabic’s AimHigh scheme.

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  11. "It has brought the best out of me": what it's like being a BBC World Service trainee

    Getting that call to say that my application to the Future Voices trainee scheme was the best feeling ever.

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  12. Save your memories of the BBC

    Former BBC producers and BBC Alumni members David Allen and George Auckland have developed a website especially for ex-BBC people to bank their memories of the BBC. It’s called (unsurprisingly) the Memory Bank. Here David talks us through what it is and how the BBC alumni can contribute.

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  13. Not the Comedy Messiah – just a very naughty boy

    Shane Allen, Controller of BBC Comedy Commissioning, expands on comments he made during his announcement of plans for more diversity in BBC comedy earlier this week.

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  14. What is love?

    Marketing and Audiences Director Philip Almond introduces the first step to a more personalised BBC experience online.

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  16. Making Hadrian's Wall of Sound

    BBC Music Day brings together performers from communities across the UK celebrating the country's love of music. In this post producer Helen Amess previews one of many projects mounted on Friday 5 June - a day-long musical relay spanning the length of Hadrian's Wall.

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  17. A range of opinions and perspectives in The War on Britain's Roads

    Executive Producer Samantha Anstiss writes about the BBC One documentary The War on Britain's Roads.

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  18. The first Russian Service TV broadcast from New Broadcasting House

    Editor's note: Oleg Antonenko, presenter of the Russian Service TV bulletin talks about his first broadcast from New Broadcasting House. On the eve of our first broadcast from W1, I heard one phrase dozens of times: "You are making history." And on 1 May 2012 we did just that. Pres...

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  19. Looking back on the Make It Digital Tour

    Head of Commissioning, BBC Learning, Abigail Appleton was unsure initially about the idea of a UK tour to launch Make It Digital and the BBC micro:bit, but once she had seen people's response her mind was changed.

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  20. The story of Magic Hands, a TV first

    Director Camilla Arnold imparts the evolution of a new CBeebies show where poetry is translated into British Sign Language.

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