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  BBC - bbc.co.uk homepage - Home of the BBC on the Internet
BBC - bbc.co.uk homepage - Home of the BBC on the Internet
TV in the UK BBC One, BBC Two,
The BBC website has introduced new terms of use and privacy and cookies policy
www.bbc.co.uk   (146 words)

 World Screen - Home
BBC World Service Director Nigel Chapman said of the new service, "BBC World Service is already the most successful, trusted and respected voice in the Middle East with more than 60 years experience of broadcasting in the Arabic language on radio, and more recently and successfully, online.
As part of the large-scale restructuring at BBC World Service announced today, the news provider is also planning increased investment in new media, particularly in South America, Russia, South Asia and the Middle East, and is exploring further television services on a partnership basis.
BBC audiences are declining in many markets as they discover these new national and local services.
www.worldscreen.com /newscurrent.php?filename=bbc1025.htm   (659 words)

 BBC World
The BBC reserved the entertainment and soaps for sale to European stations to be shown subtitled or dubbed, before launching an encrypted service called BBC Prime which carries the programmes in English for UK ex-pats.
Although the BBC have used this system since it was first developed in order to help the regions keep time and to co-ordinate input between different departments, the use has been a lot less than ITV necessarily had to make of it for coordinating a large and independent federal structure.
BBC World Television Service Weather shows a couple of the BBC's problems at the time.
www.transdiffusion.org /intertel/gallery/bbcworld/index.htm   (483 words)

 BBC World Service - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The BBC World Service is one of the most widely recognised international broadcasters of radio programming, transmitting in 33 languages to many parts of the world.
Examples of this are the coverage of the Suez Crisis in July 1956, its coverage of the Falklands War from April to June 1982, and its coverage of the handover of Britain's former colony of Hong Kong in 1997.
This is the strategy that the BBC adopted successfully, to become a widely respected broadcaster in the Third World and during the Cold War amongst the former countries of the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/BBC_World_Service   (2104 words)

 ABC News: BBC World News Breaks Into U.S. Market
The BBC World news channel broke into the U.S. market for the first time on Thursday, June 1, 2006, and is launching a one-hour morning newscast available to a wider audience that is being done with Americans in mind.
BBC World, which is available in some 279 million homes worldwide, has barely a toe dipped into the United States only two million subscribers to Cablevision in the New York City area on opening day.
BBC World executives say they're sensing a hunger in the United States for more international news.
abcnews.go.com /Entertainment/wireStory?id=2029427&CMP=OTC-RSSFeeds0312   (533 words)

 Channels and Partnerships - BBC World
BBC WORLD broke into the USA this year: its live news bulletins are carried by 66 public television stations, making it available to 45% of US homes, as well as on BBC AMERICA.
In India, BBC WORLD is available in 76% of affluent cable homes, with a weekly reach of 11%.
BBC WORLD replaced a network of agents with its own advertising sales team, with offices in Europe, Asia and the USA.
www.bbcworldwide.com /annualreport99/channels.htm   (261 words)

 WFYI Indianapolis - BBC World Service
For 70 years, BBC World Service has been the globe's most comprehensive source for news.
Listeners count on BBC to provide superior news and information programming because they know they can trust BBC World Service — the world's most respected news source.
Las Vegas, NV BCC World Service programming is produced in London by the BBC World Service and is distributed in the United States by Public Radio International.
www.wfyi.org /radioBBCWorldService.asp   (302 words)

 BBC Training & Development > World Service Training
Each year, the BBC World Service broadcasts more than 60,000 hours of programming in 43 languages.
BBC Training and Development - World Service (commonly known as World Service Training) is the department which trains all these staff and contributors to the very high standards set by the BBC.
BBC staff looking for information about courses available should look at the department's intranet site, learn.gateway, or telephone (internal extension) 72200.
www.bbctraining.com /worldServiceTraining/wstHome.asp   (183 words)

 BBC World Coming To America... | The Huffington Post
BBC World Limited has tapped BBDO New York to help launch its iconic 24-hour international news channel in the U.S. market.
BBC World News, seen in about 280 million homes globally, will be available to Cablevision's digital subscribers in the New York metropolitan area at the end of the month.
Being from Canada the CBC has had BBC world news on everyday at 6:00 for years and the the CBC news on after it.
huffingtonpost.com /2006/04/19/bbc-world-coming-to-ameri_n_19403.html   (1330 words)

 CNN.com - BBC to launch Arabic TV channel - Oct 25, 2005
The World Service says its new Arabic language television service is "part of a wide-ranging package of proposals aimed at maintaining and enhancing BBC World Service's pre-eminent position and impact in an emerging multimedia age."
BBC World Service director Nigel Chapman said: "Many of the European services being closed had their roots in the Second World War and have served their audiences well right through the Cold War years.
Of the new Arabic language channel, Chapman said: "BBC World Service is already the most successful, trusted and respected voice in the Middle East with more than 60 years experience of broadcasting in the Arabic language on radio, and more recently and successfully, online.
edition.cnn.com /2005/WORLD/europe/10/25/bbc.arabic/index.html   (671 words)

 BBC America - Bbc World News Mishal Bio   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Mishal's family is from Pakistan but she was born in 1973 in England and grew up in the Middle East before going to boarding school at Cobham Hall in England at the age of 12.
She joined the BBC in 1988 as a producer at BBC World and then moved to the BBC's specialist Economics and Business Unit.
Mishal moved to the main news on BBC World in November 2001 - her first day on the job coincided with the Queens plane crash in New York and that first week also saw the fall of Kabul.
www.bbcamerica.com /genre/news/bbc_world_news_mishal_bio.jsp   (513 words)

 BBC World - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The largest relaunch for BBC News came in 1999 with all output, both in the UK and for BBC World globally having a uniform look made up of red and cream.
Weekday presenters of BBC World News include Martine Dennis, David Eades, Nisha Pillai, Nik Gowing, Mike Embley and Lyse Doucet.
The World Today Transmitted at 0500 UK time, an hour of News, Business and sport, which is also transmitted on the main domestic BBC network BBC ONE.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/BBC_World   (2617 words)

 BBC World Launches Outdoor Campaign   (Site not responding. Last check: )
BBC World is marking its U.S. launch today with an interactive outdoor campaign that invites passersby on the streets of Midtown Manhattan to vote on a number of key issues.
BBC World channel is now available to Cablevision’s digital subscribers, via a distribution arrangement with Discovery Communications.
At present, BBC World stands alone as a global news network targeting an American audience; the Qatar-based Al Jazeera International, which is expected to begin broadcasting globally later this month, thus far has had no luck securing carriage agreements in the States.
www.mediaweek.com /mw/news/recent_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1002611636   (429 words)

 BBC SPORT | WORLD CUP 2002 | World's last football-free zone
While much of the world is consumed by watching the football World Cup in Japan and South Korea, there are a few football-free zones left in the world - one of them is Virginia.
She was really quite distressed, having missed Ireland play Cameroon in the World Cup, realising too late that taking up a job in Norfolk during June 2002 could have its downside.
Links to more World Cup 2002 stories are at the foot of the page.
home.gwu.edu /~imcglynn/world_cup/koreajapan.html   (324 words)

 BBC World makes U.S. debut
BBC World already reaches 279 million homes worldwide, including subscribers in Canada.
BBC executives say they're launching World News Today — and introducing BBC World to the U.S. — to meet a growing American demand for more international news.
The launch of BBC America was accomplished as part of a deal with Discovery, and BBC World is in talks with other cable and satellite channels to extend its reach in the U.S. Earlier this week, Al-Jazeera announced the launch of its world service would be delayed to September.
www.cbc.ca /story/arts/national/2006/06/02/bbc-usmarket.html?ref=rss   (1342 words)

 SIRIUS Satellite Radio - SIRIUS Satellite Radio - BBC World Service
The World Service Breakfast news and current affairs programme which sets the agenda for the day and provides the latest news, interviews and on the spot features on a wide range of subjects for breakfast audiences around the world.
It invites World Service listeners, and BBC online users, to share their views and questions on key issues each weekday with a worldwide audience.
The BBC is renowned for its accurate, up-to-the-minute reporting of events happening around the globe, and legendary for its depth of analysis and impartiality of perspective.
www.sirius.com /BBCWorldService   (2426 words)

 BBC Poll: Attitudes towards Countries   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A major BBC World Service poll exploring how people in 33 countries view various countries found not a single country where a majority has a positive view of Iran’s role in the world (with the exception of Iranians themselves).
Views of China, France, and Russia are down sharply compared to a similar BBC World Service poll conducted at the end of 2004.
The poll of 39,435 people was conducted for the BBC World Service by the international polling firm GlobeScan together with the Program on International Policy Attitudes (PIPA) at the University of Maryland.
www.globescan.com /news_archives/bbcpoll06-3.html   (2775 words)

 The Codebreakers – A BBC World Documentary on FOSS and Development — Asia-Pacific Development Information ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A two-part documentary, The Codebreakers was aired on BBC World TV during May 2006.
The crew of the independent producers who made the film went to nearly a dozen countries around the world to see how the adoption of FOSS presents opportunities for industry and capacity development, software piracy reduction, and localization and customization for diverse cultural and development needs.
Following its ten transmissions on BBC World The Codebreakers is now available under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 license.
www.apdip.net /news/fossdoc   (460 words)

 BBC World Update / News / Vermont Public Radio
World Update provides the latest world news live from London each weekday.
While America sleeps, the BBC network of news bureaus and correspondents are getting ready to bring you reports and features on the arts and sciences as well as the main news and social issues of the day.
World Update is distributed by Public Radio International.
www.vpr.net /vt_news/bbcworld.shtml   (66 words)

 CAMERA Update
The broadcast provides insight into the modus operandi of the BBC – whitewashing Palestinian terrorism and terrorists; focusing almost exclusively on Israeli military responses to terrorist acts; displaying double standards in interviewing Israelis and Palestinians; labeling Israeli settlements as “illegal,” and even justifying terrorist acts against Israelis.
The BBC World Service is entirely funded and controlled by the British Foreign Office and its reports are therefore little more than foreign propaganda.
Until this is remedied and the BBC becomes truly independent, BBC reports should not be broadcast at taxpayer expense in the United States.
world.std.com /~camera/docs/alert/bbcterr.html   (803 words)

 BBC World Front Page
This November, in the wake of the United Nation's latest report on the state of the global environment, BBC World explores the problems and possible answers in the Climate Watch season
Our World, the major strand which features some of our finest News programmes on current issues around the world.
BBC World's Climate Watch season examines the state of the global environment
www.bbcworld.com   (158 words)

 BBC Worldwide
BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC, manages a range of media businesses around the world
Bringing the best of BBC and independently produced British programming to audiences around the world
Get the latest BBC Worldwide news, press releases, programme information, biographies, speeches and key facts.
www.bbcworldwide.com   (146 words)

 BBC World Service | Feedback
If you would like the BBC World Service to contact you from time to time with information that may be of interest to you, please tick this box
Your personal information will only be used by the BBC for the purposes of administering this request.
Before emailing us please check the Help page and the BBC World Service FAQ page as you may find the information you need there
www.bbc.co.uk /worldservice/us/contact   (159 words)

 Help | BBC World Service
Further information about the BBC World Service: Who we are and what we do on the internet and radio
If you have a general question about the BBC go to About the BBC.
To comment on general BBC issues, please email us here.
www.bbc.co.uk /worldservice/help   (273 words)

 BBC World Front Page
Viewers will be able to share their views on topical issues of the day and put their questions directly to leading figures in the world.
View BBC World as a live stream online, click here.
Click here to find out how to put a question to this year's Nobel Laureates.
bbcworld.com /content/template_home.asp?pageid=1   (158 words)

 BBC - Radio Homepage |
In the final part of this series Mike Williams dips into the delicate negotiations to find a successor to the Kyoto Protocol.
On World Service: Newshour, The World Today, World Update, more...
How to get BBC News on your handheld
www.bbc.co.uk /radio   (86 words)

 BBC NEWS | News Front Page
Help us make the news, with your pictures, views and stories
Some of the most striking images from around the world
Dispute rages over iconic pictures of Palestinian boy's death
news.bbc.co.uk   (129 words)

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