Tag Archives: BBC

BBC: Snoozenight lawyers asleep at the wheel?

“Some basic journalistic checks were not completed and no one was sure who was giving the final sign-off on the story on the day, the report found (FT)” I’ve been asked by countless people (OK, one) what I think of … Continue reading

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Primark Stitched Up By Panorama says BBC Trust

For immediate release 16/06/11 Trust finds it ‘more likely than not’ that certain footage in Panorama programme on Primark was not authentic The BBC Trust’s Editorial Standards Committee (ESC) has found that a Panorama programme ‘Primark: On the Rack’, broadcast … Continue reading

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Social Media Tools

Dr Claire Wardle To get the best out of Social Media Tools quickly, this is a must : BBC College of Journalism tutor Dr Claire Wardle guides you through some of the major social media tools. http://bbc.in/9mDtKa Claire Wardle is a … Continue reading

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No Show – Why Nobody Shows Up On BBC Watchdog Anymore

 A hiding to nothing, even for those with nothing to hide.  Have you noticed nobody shows up on Watchdog anymore? The national paladin rips into Britain’s finest for heinous misdemeanours and none of them defend themselves? This week it was BSM, Asda, B&Q, M&S: last week Jamie Oliver, British Gas, Thornton’s, Thomas … Continue reading

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Code War Warrior

I’m not sure if my last blog had anything to do with it, but BBC1 Watchdog (TX 21/10/10) is back up on iPlayer- it’s a cracking programme. Hurry you only have a couple of days left to watch it. http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b00vjbwp/Watchdog_21_10_2010/ I … Continue reading

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Watchdog gone walkies

Here’s something to investigate. Last Thursday’s BBC 1 Watchdog programme is missing on iPlayer. There is a strange message on the Watchdog website which says  Sorry, this programme is not available to watch again here but is currently available on these … Continue reading

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It’s No Picnic

It’s lovely down Wood Lane* today But safer to stay at home. If you go down Wood Lane today You’d better not go alone  Due on Newsnight or Watchdog tonight? We ready you for any Breaking News interview. We test drive … Continue reading

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Who Done It? PD James Did Today.

Did you hear the author Phyllis James – a most delightful woman to meet incidentally – interview (rip into) BBC DG Mark Thompson on the Today prog just now? She said the BBC, which is nearly as old as her (90), is … Continue reading

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