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BBC World Service as a lifeline and making radio as “a symbol of resistance”

Many thanks toSWLing Post contributor,  Richard Cuff, for sharing this article from the NewStatesman: In the week when Apple’s Beats 1 radio station was launched – “Worldwide. Always on . . . It broadcasts 24/7 to over 100 countries from … Continue reading

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BBC At War: new series sheds light on WWII broadcasting

Many thanks to several SWLing Post readers from the UK who have pointed out this new BBC Two documentary: The BBC at War, Presented by Jonathan Dimbleby. BBC Two describes the documentary as, “[a]n enthralling series exploring how the BBC fought not … Continue reading

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National Radio Quiet Zone featured in BBC Radio 4 series

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, David Freeborough, who shares this brilliant, in-depth radio documentary featured on the BBC News and BBC Radio 4. This BBC News Magazine article introduces the documentary: “Anyone driving west from Washington DC towards the Allegheny … Continue reading

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TX Factor Episode 8

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, David (G4EDR), who writes: “I thought you and the many readers of your SWLingPost would be interested in the latest edition (8) of TX Factor a UK produced online TV programme. It features two … Continue reading

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BBC shortwave frequencies and schedule for Nepal earthquake relief

(Source: BBC Media Centre press release) BBC World Service broadcasts Lifeline programmes in Nepal In response to the aftermath of the earthquake in Nepal, the BBC World Service is now broadcasting additional programming on shortwave in both Nepalese and in … Continue reading

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AIR and BBC design programming for post-earthquake Nepal

(Source: RMbiz) MUMBAI: In the wake of recent earthquake that affected Nepal and India, All India Radio (AIR) and British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) have designed special programming for affected areas of Indo-Nepal border and Nepal respectively. AIR is also transmitting … Continue reading

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BBC plans North Korean news service

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, Richard Cuff, for sharing this news from The Telegraph: “The BBC is planning a new North Korea service to give the totalitarian state’s 25 million people an alternative to Kim Jong-un’s propaganda. In a … Continue reading

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