Blog posts by year and monthJuly 2018
Radio 4's Book at Bedtime format proving popular in Afghanistan: BBC reaches record audience of nearly 12 million
The BBC’s Global Audience Measure figures for 2018 have been reassuring to say the least. The audience of BBC News Pashto TV has grown more than threefold over the past four years, to 5.3m. The radio audience of BBC News Dari has grown by 1.4m since 2014, now reaching 4.3m every week – up by 20%...
Ofcom published a report last week about UK media consumption. It tells a now familiar tale of the continued rise of on demand digital, especially among the young, accelerated by powerful internet companies.
The news agenda the BBC covers is changing - and our In Plain Sight project is playing a big part in bringing this about.
As summer kicks in, teachers and their pupils will be getting a well-earned break. Things aren’t quite so quiet for the BBC’s education team, though.
Machine learning is still in its early stages at the BBC. We've been working on it for quite some time within BBC Research & Development, however we have only started exploring how we can use these tools in our production areas more recently.