Director of BBC Sport explains… In a blog post, Barbara Slater, Director of BBC Sport explains the loss of live TV rights for The Open.
BBC loses Open Championship: Sky wins rights; BBC to show highlights The BBC is already shrinking because of the present frozen Licence Fee and under the existing Charter. How much more do we want it to lose? Sky will broadcast the Open Championship from 2017 after winning exclusive live TV rights. Sky has signed a […]
Chatham House – YouGov Survey Chatham House/YouGov survey published on attitudes to UK foreign policy has found that opinion-formers overwhelmingly think the BBC World Service does the most to serve Britain’s national interests around the world; when presented with a list of different foreign policy ‘assets’, the public, when asked the same question, put the […]
BBC Arabic releases new schedule BBC Arabic has a new radio schedule, and new programmes to be broadcast from Cairo and London to mark its 77th anniversary. Since the ‘Arab Spring’ of 2010, the service’s weekly audience has risen from 21.6 to 36.2 million – an increase of 68 per cent. More here.
BBC Radio 2 announcement BBC Radio 2 announced in January 2015 a range of new programming for the coming months including a pop-up DAB radio service dedicated to Country music, a new comedy series from Susan Calman, and an EastEnders Friday Night Is Music Night special. More here.
BBC Launches a new website – BBC Taster The BBC has also launched BBC Taster a new website building on its long track record in innovation, which will showcase early and experimental ideas for content and emerging technology. Allowing audiences to explore the future of TV, Radio and Online content, it’ll offer the chance to […]
BBC’s report on the Future of News The BBC has published a report on the Future of News, trying to capture the many different views of what’s happening in the news industry, and also set out the thinking that will shape BBC News’ plans for the future. The report, commissioned by James Harding, Director […]