BPG in the News – May 15, 2012

Simon Mayo’s Blockbusters launches tonight
ATV Today
In 2008, he was recognised as the ‘Radio Broadcaster of the Year’ at the 34th annual Broadcasting Press Guild Awards and the ‘Speech Broadcaster of the Year’ at the Sony Radio Academy Awards. Blockbusters first broadcast in 1982 in the UK on ITV,

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Posted: May 14, 2012, 2:20 pm

The Guardian
Lord Bragg: Channel 4 failing on the arts
The Guardian
Bragg told a Broadcasting Press Guild lunch on Wednesday. “They are in a wonderful position. To have Channel 4’s resources and possibilities and lack of responsibilities, why aren’t they attacking the arts?” Asked why, in his opinion, the broadcaster
Bragg defends South Bank Show moveC21Media

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Posted: May 9, 2012, 4:31 pm
Bragg steps into grime with Rascal
The Press Association
Speaking at a meeting of the Broadcasting Press Guild, he said: “Is it the sort of stuff I listen to every night? No. Is it good? Yes.” He said: “I’m 72, they’re 22; it doesn’t matter. Whatever the thing is, they’re on to it and Jesus what a story.

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Posted: May 9, 2012, 4:30 pm

Journalism.co.uk
Daily Mail named London Press Club newspaper of the year
Journalism.co.uk
The Panorama episode documented abuse at a care home and also won at the Broadcasting Press Guild awards in March. Sky News celebrated two wins, with Mark Kleinman named business journalist of the year and Alex Crawford broadcast journalist of the year

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Posted: May 9, 2012, 9:04 am

The Guardian
Bafta TV awards: Appropriate Adult leads nominations
The Guardian
It has already been acclaimed by the Royal Television Society and Broadcasting Press Guild. Sherlock’s nominations throw up a battle between good and evil with both Watson (Martin Freeman) and Moriarty (Andrew Scott) competing for best supporting actor

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Posted: April 24, 2012, 9:34 am

The Guardian (blog)
Media Monkey’s Diary: Tom Watson, Danny Cohen and executive parking
The Guardian (blog)
“And if I do eat lunch I have no appetite for the meal I really do love, which is dinner,” he told a Broadcasting Press Guild, er, lunch (Shearer declined, but did eat a banana). “I get an extra hour or two to work because I like working,” he added.

Posted: April 22, 2012, 7:45 pm
‘Nixon’s the One’ for British network – Celebrity News
San Francisco Luxury News
Addressing a Broadcasting Press Guild lunch Tuesday in London, Shearer said he’d sold his little Oval Office-set comedy to a UK network first because US network suits wouldn’t get the joke (see Discovery documentary, above) — and because the American

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Posted: April 18, 2012, 5:20 pm

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