British Broadcasting Corporation

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British Broadcasting Corporation

(BBC) The non-commercial UK organisation that commissions, produces and broadcasts television and radio programmes.

The BBC commissioned the "BBC Micro" from Acorn Computers for use in a television series about using computers. They also have one of the world's most respected news websites (on which I work!).

BBC Home.

BBC News.
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The British Broadcasting Corporation pulled the program from the air in 2004 after protests.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has revealed that its Persian language Internet website has been blocked by authorities in Iran for the first time.
MONDAY' TUESDAY' WEDNESDAY' THURSDAY' FRIDAY' SATURDAY' BBC and the BBC Logo are trade marks of the British Broadcasting Corporation and are used under licence.
With the notable exception of the British Broadcasting Corporation, few mass media outlets in the United States have given her the exposure she truly deserves.
Cathy Smith describes the imperatives of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) as a British media body and explores the responsibilities of organizations other than libraries to provide preservation and access to digital information.
As far as I am aware, the Scots, in common with the English, Welsh and those who live in Northern Ireland, pay a compulsorily Licence Fee to the BRITISH Broadcasting Corporation.
She then became involved in broadcasting and writing, and succeeded in writing quite a few books and doing a number of TV programs with the British Broadcasting Corporation.
Though wolves have a sinister and near-mystical reputation, CLCP worked in conjunction with the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) to capture some extraordinary footage of wolves roaming unnoticed through rush-hour traffic on their way back from the local zoo, where they regularly venture for scraps of meat.
The EU backing British Broadcasting Corporation has reluctantly reported that governing parties throughout Europe, all of whose leaders are supporters of the EU, "are suffering big losses.
Born in Northern Ireland in 1918, Betty Doonan became a leading aircraft electrician for the Royal Air Force during World War II and "eventually bluffed her way into the editorial news department of the British Broadcasting Corporation.
Also on This Day: 1685: Louis XIV revoked the Edict of Nantes; 1866: Alaska was officially transferred to the USA by Russia; 1922: The British Broadcasting Corporation was officially formed; 1966: Death of cosmetic company founder Elizabeth Arden; 1963: Harold Macmillan resigned as Prime Minister; 1968: American athlete Bob Beamon became the first man to complete a long jump beyond 28ft with a staggering 29ft, 21/1-inch leap at the Mexico Olympics; 1988: Home Secretary Douglas Hurd banned all broadcasts involving terrorist spokesmen; 1989: San Francisco hit by an earthquake that kills more than 250.
According to a report by the British Broadcasting Corporation, there are about 300,000 children throughout the world who are forced to fight in wars (see map, p.

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