Post Tagged with: "BBC"

BBC sells Media Village site in west London

June 8, 2015 1:21 pm0 comments
BBC sells Media Village site in west London

The BBC has announced the sale and sublet of its Media Village site in west London, which will now be known as White City Place, as part of ongoing plans to dramatically reduce the size and cost of BBC buildings. This will mean the corporation’s property footprint is now reduced […]

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BBC announces live Newsnight Labour Leadership debate

May 25, 2015 2:07 am0 comments
BBC announces live Newsnight Labour Leadership debate

The BBC has announced it will broadcast a live televised hustings for the Labour leadership candidates on 17 June. The Newsnight Labour Leadership Debate, presented by Laura Kuenssberg, will be broadcast live from Nuneaton in front of an audience at 7pm on BBC Two and the BBC News Channel. Coverage […]

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BBC’s combined global audience touches 308 million mark

May 21, 2015 5:19 pm0 comments
BBC’s combined global audience touches 308 million mark

New figures unveiled today show the BBC has a weekly global audience of 308 million people. This represents the combined measured reach of international BBC content – both news and entertainment – for the year 2014/15 and is the first time this figure has ever been measured in this way. […]

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BBC launches #brumvotes to engage with younger audiences

April 10, 2015 3:07 am0 comments
BBC launches #brumvotes to engage with younger audiences

BBC WM has launched #brumvotes – a local digital service which aims to engage younger people in the run up to the General Election. The service, which is targeting young people in the city aged 18 to 30 years old, is focusing on the key issues that matter most to […]

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BBC expands national digital radio transmitter network

April 9, 2015 4:04 am0 comments
BBC expands national digital radio transmitter network

The BBC has launched a further seven national DAB transmitters during March, bringing the total number of transmitters to 307 and serving more than 95 per cent of the homes in total. This is part of the current phase of national digital radio network expansion bringing a further 2 million […]

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BBC announces Radio 2 Folk Awards 2015

March 29, 2015 2:46 pm0 comments
BBC announces Radio 2 Folk Awards 2015

BBC Radio 2 has announced the recipients of this year’s Radio 2 Folk Awards Lifetime Achievement Awards. The two prestigious lifetime achievement accolades will be presented to legendary musicians Yusuf / Cat Stevens and Loudon Wainwright III at the ceremony which is being held at the Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff […]

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BBC airs controversial documentary despite embargo

March 5, 2015 4:15 am0 comments
BBC airs controversial documentary despite embargo

A controversial documentary on the December 16 Delhi gang-rape has been aired by the BBC despite protest from the Indian government. The film, India’s Daughter, was due to be aired on International Women’s Day on Sunday but was brought forward to yesterday evening. The NDA government at the Centre refused […]

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BBC mentions Global Advertisers

December 15, 2014 4:21 pm0 comments
BBC mentions Global Advertisers

A report surveying the hoarding industry across the world by the British Broadcasting Corporation confirms that Global Advertisers owns India’s most expensive hoarding site in Bandra. The report filed by BBC’s Tom Heyden surveys the biggest, best and most expensive hoardings across cities like Tokyo, New York, Shanghai and Mumbai. […]

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Egypt appealed to release jailed Al Jazeera Staff

September 29, 2014 8:12 am0 comments
Egypt appealed to release jailed Al Jazeera Staff

World leaders at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) have highlighted the importance of press freedom, and called on Egypt to release the three jailed Al Jazeera staff. The wrongful imprisonment of Baher Mohamed, Peter Greste and Mohammed Fahmy was raised by US President Obama in his first meeting with […]

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Doordarshan to reach Europe, Asia & North Africa

August 6, 2014 1:48 am0 comments
Doordarshan to reach Europe, Asia & North Africa

Prasar Bharati (PB), India’s Public Service Broadcaster has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Deutsche Welle (DW), Germany’s Public Service Broadcaster. The agreement between the two entities would facilitate for the first time the availability of Doordarshan programmes on a ‘Free to Air’ basic package mode, on a DTH […]

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