Category - bbc

  • January 5, 2011

    Beginning in January, BBC Four is hosting a wide-ranging debate on the state of justice in Britain and the world today.

  • December 24, 2010
  • December 23, 2010

    The decision by the BBC to hand its flagship Radio 4 'Thought for The Day' slot to Pope Benedict on Christmas Eve shows the need to re-think the feature, says the Christian think-tank Ekklesia.

  • November 5, 2010

    Yesterday the BBC made what the Independent newspaper called "a comprehensive and humiliating apology" for unfounded allegations made eight months ago that millions of pounds of Band Aid and Live Aid money intended for victims of the Ethiopian famine was diverted into arms sales.

  • October 20, 2010

    BBC political editor Nick Robinson was entertainingly 'ambushed' by a silent protester outside parliament this evening, as he attempted to deliver a live report to the Six O'Clock News TV studio on the Comprehensive Spending Review.

  • October 2, 2010

    The BBC Archive has released a new collection of material charting the emergence of the gay rights movement in the UK.

  • August 24, 2010

    The Church of England has praised the religious programming offered by some of the BBC’s radio stations, while calling for a Religion Editor.

  • July 27, 2010

    Investing in tradition-based pluralism rather than feeding monopoly needs to be the future of both religion and media, says Simon Barrow. And not just in the interactions between the two overlapping realms.

  • July 26, 2010

    Some weeks ago there was speculation that Pope Benedict might be invited to deliver a Radio 4 'Thought for the Day' during his state and pastoral visit in September. Jonathan Bartley anticipates an interesting exchange between the pontiff and the producer...

  • July 26, 2010

    In a unique contribution to the debate about religion and ethics broadcasting, a new report, published by the Christian think-tank Ekklesia, challenges the terms of the current controversy over BBC Radio 4’s flagship ‘God slot’ by actually analysing its content – with some surprising results.