Olympics & the media

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‘A Jerusalem for everyone’: was the 2012 Olympics the last gasp of liberal Britain?
Danny Boyle’s opening ceremony for the London games was meant to be a celebration of Britain’s diverse history and its open-minded values. Ten years later, it seems more like a requiem

Steve Rose

16, Jul, 2022 @10:55 AM

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ABC source dries up as transcripts of news and current affairs shows curtailed
Not a good couple of weeks for the national broadcaster: only one key interview from radio programs will be transcribed and its ABC News Twitter account was suspended for showing ‘offensive’ bare bottom

Amanda Meade

05, Aug, 2016 @1:53 AM

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BBC dealt another blow after losing control of TV rights for Olympics
The BBC has lost control of the rights to the Olympic Games from 2022 onwards after the US broadcasting giant Discovery, owner of Eurosport, signed a £920m exclusive pan-European deal

Owen Gibson

29, Jun, 2015 @12:23 PM

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Innovative design is undervalued in the UK | Graham McCallum

Wherever there is good design you will find a civilised and progressive society, writes designer Graham McCallum

Graham McCallum

31, Mar, 2014 @11:00 AM

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David Coleman obituary

The BBC's leading sports presenter for more than four decades

Frank Keating

21, Dec, 2013 @6:19 PM

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London 2012: British Olympians on the highs and lows of life after the Games
Last summer, Team GB won 63 golds in the Olympics and Paralympics. A year on, Tim Lewis speaks to six of them

Tim Lewis

22, Jun, 2013 @11:03 PM

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Bafta TV craft awards: BBC London Olympics coverage takes two
Other double winners include BBC2 Shakespeare drama Hollow Crown and BBC1's drama hit Call The Midwife. By John Plunkett

John Plunkett

29, Apr, 2013 @11:13 AM

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Tony Gubba obituary

Distinguished sports commentator who lent his expertise to ITV's Dancing on Ice

John Rawling

11, Mar, 2013 @6:37 PM

Mo Farah asked by US newsreader: 'Haven't you run before?'

Double Olympic gold medallist left bemused by questions after winning the New Orleans half-marathon in record time

Shiv Malik

26, Feb, 2013 @11:09 PM

Women in Film and Television awards: winners
The full list of winners at the 22nd annual event held at London's Park Lane Hilton

07, Dec, 2012 @3:43 PM

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Clare Balding honoured at Women in Film and Television awards
BBC sports presenter, widely praised for knowledgeable, engaging style during London 2012, among winners. By Vicky Frost

Vicky Frost

07, Dec, 2012 @2:41 PM

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Gabby Logan: 'The Olympics was positive for female presenters – we got the chance to show what we could do'
Gabby Logan has been a sports presenter for more than a decade. But this summer was a breakthrough, she tells Vanessa Thorpe

Vanessa Thorpe

29, Sep, 2012 @11:05 PM

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