Organization: BBC

Organization: BBC
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(More) Audio to TV

The pod-to-TV adaptation list now includes the BBC

June 13, 2019
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The BBC Scraps Blanket Licenses

The BBC has announced that it is scrapping universal free TV licences for the over 75s, in a move that signals a substantial shift in the way the corporation is managing its funding. The TV licence, which currently costs £154.50 a year per household, is the major way in which the BBC receives its public […]

June 11, 2019
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More on BBC Sounds’ Changes at the Top

At the end of last week, it was reported that Charlotte Lock, launch director of the BBC’s flagship audio app BBC Sounds, has stepped down. Her departure comes at a time when the corporation is seeking an overall “Controller” for the app (as well as for its digital TV platform, BBC iPlayer), in what is […]

June 4, 2019
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BBC Sounds Launch Director Moves On

Charlotte Lock, launch director of the BBC Sounds app, has stepped down nine months after taking up the role.

May 31, 2019
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Algorithms For The People

The BBC is developing a “public service algorithm” to deliver users more varied recommendations in its BBC Sounds app, according to a speech given by James Purnell, the corporation’s director of radio and education. Huh.

May 17, 2019
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The BBC Staffs Up

The BBC seems to be restructuring the way its digital platforms in the internal hierarchy.

April 26, 2019
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BBC Radio 6 Music to Test Personalized Promo Trails?

Interestingly, this isn’t coming directly from the Sounds team.

April 15, 2019
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Google vs. BBC Update

I’d say the BBC might have won this round.

April 5, 2019
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Tracking: April 2, 2019

April 4, 2019
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Unpacking the BBC’s Annual Plan

In the midst of the Google-BBC kerfuffle last week — in which the BBC pulled their shows from parts of the Google podcast ecosystem citing competition issues, catch up here — the corporation also released its annual plan, which sets out “intentions and future priorities for the year.” The plan has three intended audiences: firstly, […]

April 2, 2019