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Blog posts by year and monthFebruary 2012

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  1. 2012 - an amazing year for our audiences and partners

    2012 is set to be one of the most exciting years in the history of the BBC, as we bring huge events like the Diamond Jubilee and the Olympics to our audiences. But we couldn't do all this on our own - partnerships will play a key role in many of these occasions. And they aren't unique in tha...

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  2. Danny Cohen talks to Richard Bacon on Radio 5 Live

    Earlier this week the BBC confirmed that based on a series average overnight viewing figure of 8.7million, Call the Midwife had been the most successful new drama series on BBC One in ten years. Controller of BBC One Danny Cohen spoke to Richard Bacon today about the series, Mrs Brown's Boys ...

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  3. Changes to BBC services on satellite on 24th February 2012

    I wanted to share some information with you about an upcoming change to how we broadcast our satellite channels. You should not need to take any action, but I thought you might like to know what will be going on in the background. As some people may already be aware, the satellite operator SES...

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  4. State of the Arts 2012: Artists shaping the world

    On Tuesday 14 February, over 500 people from the arts community came together at The Lowry in Salford to discuss The State of the Arts. Miriam O'Keeffe, Director of the BBC Performing Arts Fund was one of the delegates. The Lowry Arts Centre has been a hub of arts activity in Salford since lon...

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  5. Fifteen minutes with Joe Godwin, Director, Children's

    In the week that the BBC's digital TV channels CBBC and CBeebies celebrate ten years on air, I spent fifteen minutes talking to Director of Children's, Joe Godwin at the department's new base in MediaCity UK, Salford. We talked about his role and responsibilities at the BBC, his career to dat...

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  6. The thinking and work behind the BBC Sport website redesign

    Editor's Note: This post was originally intended as a cross-promotion. Commenting is usually switched off on cross-promotion, the thinking being that comments can be left on the originating post - in this case, Scott's and Neil's post on the BBC Internet Blog. A number of readers have left commen...

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  7. Behind the scenes at BBC Radio York

    Former BBC Radio Cumbria news editor and 5 Live producer Tom Speight (pictured left) is now responsible for training across the BBC's local radio stations in England. Here he provides an introduction to a film made throwing light on how BBC Radio York delivers radio news to the region. Deli...

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  8. From Muffin the Mule to In the Night Garden and beyond

    Hello Muffin! Annette Mills and Muffin The Mule wave at their loyal audience. It's hard to believe that it's already ten years since the children's channels, CBeebies and CBBC launched: the first for pre-school, the second aimed at 6-13 year-olds. In marked contrast to other digital childr...

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  9. The truth about older women and the BBC

    Let's not mince words: those that say that the BBC has a case to answer about the way it treats older women on the air are right. We do.

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  10. How the BBC Share Take Care campaign is supporting the Safer Internet Day 2012

    A recent BBC survey commissioned for the BBC's Share Take Care campaign suggests that only 40% of young people are aware that personal information shared online stays online forever. Now think of the reported 250 million tweets generated everyday and combine it with what the 800 million Facebook ...

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