Tag: BBC

BBC Three

In 2003 I got a freeview box. I got good reception. I could see the transmitter from my window. BBC One or Two had being running ‘BBC Three takeover’ sessions, with several BBC Three programmes in a row. They were good. It’s not fashionable to say that nowadays. In its early days it was innovative,…

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naughty boys and lots of sheep

I Don’t normally write about this sort of thing, but this is crazy. Trying to ascertain the facts is almost impossible, even though supposed quality broadsheets have written huge amounts about it. So what happened? Russell Brand has an evening radio show on Radio 2. This is pre-recorded (really? every week? this is the biggest…

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Radio Pop

Radio Pop is an interesting experimental site from the fantastic BBC radio labs. It is a sort of soical network site for radio listening. It only records your listening through the ‘radio pop’ live streams. I (like many) mainly listen to listen again and the radio iplayer, and they are working on intergrating with both.…

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News Quiz

On a Saturday, I’m prone to remembering the fantastic News Quiz (or equally fantastic Now Show), which starts at 12.30 (why am I saying that, you know that right?), at exactly 1pm. At this point I dash to listen again (now the radio iplayer) to listen to it there. At this point I’m often frustrated…

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BBC Newswatch

BBC Newswatch was set up after the Hutton whitewash inquiry as a place to monitor and feedback on BBC News. It seems that recently it has had a bit of a slimming down, with many parts of the site being reduced to ‘nothing to see here‘ messages. However, by following just one link from the…

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