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MetService considered for BBC weather – Expert reaction

John Kerr posted in on August 25th, 2015.

The BBC has dropped the UK Met Office as its weather forecasting provider and is considering a subsidiary of the New Zealand MetService as an alternative. You can read more on the official announcement from the BBC and the UK Met Office. Over the weekend, the Daily Mail speculated on the potential alternatives: “The BBC […]

Review challenges BBC on science coverage

John Kerr posted in on July 21st, 2011.

The BBC does a good job of covering science in its radio, television and web programming, according to a review commissioned by the BBC trust. However, the UK broadcaster should not be too quick to congratulate itself – the review also notes there are some areas in which the BBC could be doing a lot […]

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