“BBC SHOULD IMPROVE LOCAL AND WORLD SERVICE NEWS” BBC News should increase both its local and global coverage and improve its digital services if it is to remain relevant, the corporation has said. The BBC should “do more to provide local news that properly serves all parts of the UK”, according to a report […]
BBC DG QUESTIONS TV WATERSHED & THE ARCHERS The 9pm television watershed may not survive, as on-demand viewing becomes more prevalent, the BBC director general Tony Hall has said. Designed to protect children from unsuitable material, the rule stipulates that broadcasters must not show adult content before 21:00. Lord Hall told the Radio Times the watershed was […]
Horizons scheme launched to support new talent BBC Cymru Wales, in collaboration with the Arts Council of Wales, has launched this year’s Horizons Scheme to support and encourage new Welsh musical talent
New Deal Announced – BBC and US PBS The BBC in partnership with BBC Worldwide and American public service broadcaster PBS announced a range of inspiring content in natural history, science, history, religion and the arts including upcoming new BBC One landmark series Earth’s Natural Wonders. More here.
BBC World Service has a new African edition The BBC World Service has an African edition of bbc.com aimed at reaching new digital audiences across the continent where increasing numbers of people get their news via mobile phones. English-speaking internet users from any African country now see more relevant stories with more live developments on […]