The review said money was being wasted on studio managers who were being used as a "comfort blanket" by presenters on some Radio 2 shows to operate basic equipment that DJs normally operate themselves. New programmes were also added to the daily schedule, PM and The World Tonight as part of the plan for the station to become a "wholly speech network".
The distinctive music on all BBC television news programmes was introduced in and composed by David Lowe. On 28 Octoberthe Today programmea morning radio programme, was launched in central London on the Home Service.
The appointment of Greg Dyke as Director-General was highlighted by press sources because Dyke was a Labour Party member and former activist, as well as a friend of Tony Blair.
Review the model and the level of recharges across each network to improve simplicity and effectiveness. The Board of Governors, under the chairman's, Gavyn Daviesguidance, accepted that further investigation of the Government's complaints were unnecessary.
Myers said the stations' news programmes were "expensive to run and both structurally and financially complicated". A new set design featuring a projected fictional newsroom backdrop was introduced, followed on 16 February by new programme titles to match those of BBC News BBC News faced an important test, reporting on itself with the publication of the report, but by common consent of the Board of Governors managed this "independently, impartially and honestly".
Writing in the Financial Times, Philip Stephensone of the panellists, later accused the BBC's director-general, Mark Thompson, of misrepresenting the panel's conclusions. Impartial news was not necessarily an end in itself.
Radio 5 was launched inas a sports and educational station, but was replaced inwith Radio 5 Livefollowing the success of the Radio 4 service to cover the Gulf War. To represent its purpose and stated values, the new corporation adopted the coat of armsincluding the motto "Nation shall speak peace unto Nation".
It was said that over this September weekend, it took 65 removal vans to transfer the contents of Alexandra Palace across London.
Bythe BBC complained that the agents of many comedians refused to sign contracts for broadcasting, because they feared it harmed the artist "by making his material stale" and that it "reduces the value of the artist as a visible music-hall performer".
Mark Thompsonformer Director-General of the BBC, admitted the organisation has been biased "towards the left" in the past. In subsequent weeks the corporation stood by the report, saying that it had a reliable source.
Boat races were well covered along with tennis and horse racing, but the BBC was reluctant to spend its severely limited air time on long football or cricket games, regardless of their popularity. The BBC Director of News, Richard Sambrookthe report said, had accepted Gilligan's word that his story was accurate in spite of his notes being incomplete.
Most other major UK broadcasters did air this appeal, but rival Sky News did not. Highbrow audiences, however, greatly enjoyed it. Newsreaders on Radio 2 "do not write any of the news material themselves" and had "very little interplay with the general presenters It also found that out of the main British broadcasters covering the war the BBC was the most likely to use the British government and military as its source.
However, the current method of operation means there are opportunities for savings. Re-plan the operational needs of studio managers within Radio 2. Colour facilities at Alexandra Palace were technically very limited for the next eighteen months, as it had only one RCA colour Quadruplex videotape machine and, eventually two Pye plumbicon colour telecines —although the news colour service started with just one.
The report, by former commercial radio executive John Myers, was commissioned by the BBC's director of audio and music, Tim Davie, to investigate opportunities for cost savings across Radio 1 and Radio 2, as well as their digital sister stations, 1Xtra and BBC 6 Music.
Experimental television broadcasts were started inusing an electromechanical line system developed by John Logie Baird. It was part of the extensive re-branding which commenced in and features the classic ' BBC Pips '.
The BBC News channel is also available to view 24 hours a day, while video and radio clips are also available within online news articles. As this was the decade before electronic caption generation, each superimposition "super" had to be produced on paper or card, synchronised manually to studio and news footagecommitted to tape during the afternoon, and broadcast early evening.
Mid found the future of broadcasting under further consideration, this time by the Crawford committee. Greg's taken over Radio 1 Breakfast from Nick Grimshaw.
Grimmy began hosting the show in and is the second-longest-running breakfast show presenter in Radio 1 history. Chris Moyles had the job before Grimmy - he presented the show for eight years and is its longest-serving host.
Ben Cooper, controller of BBC Radio 1, said: "The weekend will start here at Radio 1 on a Friday morning giving our young audience that feel-good factor a day early.
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