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1932 Photos of the BBC Broadcasting House

Last week, I discovered this amazing set of photos, via Flashbak.com, of the BBC Broadcasting House from 1932: click here to view the full set of photos.

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Speech by James Harding focuses on future of BBC News and Current Affairs

Many thanks to Jonathan Marks who shares a link to this speech by James Harding, Director of BBC News and Current Affairs. This public event was hosted by City University London on 18 December 2014. The full speech by James … Continue reading

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BBC & VOA collaborate to fight Ebola

(Source: BBC Media Centre via Andy Sennitt) The BBC World Service and Voice of America (VOA) have entered into a ground-breaking partnership to pool resources and content about the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, so as many people as possible … Continue reading

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BBC Relay Station handed back to Seychelles

(Source: Seychelles News Agency via Andy Sennitt) Tuesday November 18 marked the closure of an iconic chapter of Seychelles’ history, signalling the end of an era when information was much more difficult to come by. With much of Africa joining … Continue reading

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China pays local radio and TV stations to broadcast their content

(Source: The Independent via Andy Sennitt) “The BBC has warned that China poses a “direct threat” to its global reach by paying incentives to local broadcast companies to prioritise its state-funded CCTV service over other international networks. Peter Horrocks, the … Continue reading

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The Guardian: BBC broadcasts banned over Rawanda genocide documentary

(Source: The Guardian via Andy Sennitt) The Rwandan government has suspended all BBC radio broadcasts in Rwanda’s most common language to protest against the news organisation’s recent documentary about the 1994 genocide in the country. President Paul Kagame’s government, members … Continue reading

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The BBC Genome Project

Many thanks to Mike Barraclough who shares this news: “BBC has today launched a website publishing every BBC programme ever broadcast by the Corporation from digitised editions of the Radio Times 1923-2009. Getting occasional internal errors at the moment presumably due … Continue reading

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