BPG in the News – March 25, 2010

Ten Alps chief calls for online WoCC
The BBC’s Window of Creative Competition (WoCC) scheme should be extended online for the corporation’s planned strategic partnership with cultural institutions, Ten Alps chief executive Alex Connock has argued. […] [Read more…]

Joe Cornishs Debut Movie Begins Shooting – FemaleFirst.co.uk
… then moved to BBC6 Music, and which won them the 2008 Broadcasting Press Guild Award for Radio Programme of the Year and three Silver Sony. […] [Read more…]

Attack The Block from the producers of ‘Shaun Of The Dead’ and ‘Hot Fuzz … – The Fan Carpet
The Fan CarpetAttack The Block from the producers of ‘Shaun Of The Dead’ and ‘Hot Fuzz …The Fan Carpet… moved to BBC6 Music, and which won them the 2008 Broadcasting Press Guild Award for Radio Pr. […] [Read more…]

Why cut the Radcliffe and Maconie show? – Telegraph.co.uk
Last year, Radcliffe and Maconie won the Broadcasting Press Guild award for programme of the year, while Radcliffe was named Music Broadcaster of. […] [Read more…]

Let outsiders compete for BBC web work, says Ten Alps (Guardian Unlimited)
Bob Geldof’s business partner calls for BBC to open up at least 25% of its internet activity to an outside bidding process Bob Geldof’s business partner, Alex Connock, has called on the BBC to open up. […] [Read more…]

Challenge to find the next X Factor and Big Brother (Daily Telegraph)
The UK faces an economic challenge to find the next ”killer entertainment programme” to follow shows like Big Brother and The X Factor, according to a media entrepreneur. [Read more…]

Stourton nominated for radio prize (Guardian Unlimited)
Radio 4 presenter nominated for one of two radio prizes at this year’s Broadcasting Press Guild awards Former Today presenter Ed Stourton, who was controversially sacked from the flagship BBC Radio 4. […] [Read more…]

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