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BBC announces Radio 2 Folk Awards 2015

March 29, 2022 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, 2022 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, 2021 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, 2021 8:12 am0 comments

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, 2021 1:48 am0 comments

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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Matthew Amroliwala joins BBC World News

July 10, 2021 10:22 am0 comments

BBC World News has today announced the new presenter for its flagship programme Global. Matthew Amroliwala joins the international news channel from the BBC’s UK service. Matthew will take over from Jon Sopel who was appointed the BBC’s North America Editor in April. He will be on air from September. […]

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Martine Dennis joins Al Jazeera English

March 7, 2022 5:23 pm0 comments
Martine Dennis joins Al Jazeera English

International broadcaster Martine Dennis has joined Al Jazeera English as a news presenter. The former BBC and SKY journalist started her broadcasting career as a graduate trainee at LBC/IRN in London in 1983. In 1985 she joined BBC World Service Radio at the United Nations. In 1989, Martine became a […]

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BBC announces hard-hitting investigative programmes

January 16, 2022 5:31 pm0 comments
BBC announces hard-hitting investigative programmes

The BBC announced Freedom2014, a season of hard-hitting investigative programmes from around the world asking what freedom looks like today. Launching on Saturday 25 January, the season will run on the BBC World Service in English and across the BBC’s language services, on BBC World News television, BBC News Channel […]

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Young professionals biggest news enthusiasts: BBC survey

March 28, 2022 5:08 pm0 comments
Young professionals biggest news enthusiasts: BBC survey

A global study of news consumption habits across multiple devices conducted by BBC has  found that, rather than competing, different platforms complement one another allowing people to layer their device usage throughout the day.Smartphones and laptops are most popular throughout the working day, peaking at around 1pm. TV usage spikes […]

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BBC to air final episode of Changing Fortunes on March 10

March 6, 2022 5:24 pm0 comments

BBC World News series Changing Fortunes explores the new patterns of wealth that have emerged over the last two decades. The final episode of Changing Fortunes on 10th March, 2013, Explores how to be wealthy is to be mobile. And with so many international high-net-worth individuals now able to move […]

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