Tag Archives: BBC

Visualising the Olympic dream

According to the BBC people are being given the opportunity to put their stamp on the Olympic Park by suggesting names for five new neighbourhoods that are being built after the 2012 Games. Duncan Innes, who is in charge of … Continue reading

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Searching for hope in Japan

The aftermath of the Japan earthquake/tsunami is still shocking the region as the nucleur fallout threatens to escalate. Fundraising and relief efforts are starting up across the world but the task on hand is massive. This audioslideshow demonstrates the true … Continue reading

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I’ve got a luvvery bunch of coconuts

A pair of coconut shells makes a very convincing horse, as anyone who has gazed adoringly through their thick-lensed glasses at John Cleese debating the air speed velocity of swallows will testify. It goes further than coconut shells in the … Continue reading

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Podcast preview: A Secret History of Social Networking

Radio 4’s Rory Cellan-Jones delves into the hidden history of social networking. Hear the history of the Berkeley hippies in 1973 setting up “THE WELL”, the first ever online discussion board; listen to interviews with those at the centre of … Continue reading

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A way to remember

I always like the end of year, when we look back, reflect and remember the past 12 months. Sadly 2010 has lost some great names across all sorts of professions and walks of life but the BBC has compiled an … Continue reading

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Erm, did I hear that right?? Immortalising sound bites

James Naughtie landed himself a YouTube favourite after accidentally swearing on the BBC Radio 4 Today Programme yesterday morning. Naughtie Introduced Jeremy Hunt, culture secretary, as Jeremy Cunt, before giggling through the rest of the news bulletin, under the pretence of a … Continue reading

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Pay TV and audio journalism: Hayemaker humbles Harrison

There is nothing more frustrating for a keen sports fan such as myself than having more and more of our sport heading onto pay TV. Sky has manage to steal the Ashes, most of the Premiership/Champions League football, and a … Continue reading

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