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EC - BBC

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  2. 2. BBC Journey BBC-The BBC Story What Makes BBC The Leader
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  4. 4. The Marking of Beginning Of Radio
  5. 5. <ul><li>Guglielno Marconi is credited with the discovered of Radio. </li></ul><ul><li>He made this achievement in the year 1895 on the basis of studies done by: </li></ul><ul><li>James Clerk Maxwell </li></ul><ul><li>Sir Oliver Lodge </li></ul><ul><li>Heinrich Hertz </li></ul>
  6. 6. Guglielno Marconi
  7. 7. <ul><li>Although he was born in Italy, he remained unrecognized over there. </li></ul><ul><li>Later on he went to England and demonstrated the potential of radio waves. </li></ul><ul><li>This was the first time where radio was used as a means of communication. </li></ul><ul><li>This led to the development of radio waves as a medium of communication. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>The radio was used profoundly during the first world war as a means of transmitting messages and speeches. </li></ul><ul><li>Military used it to convey information among themselves. </li></ul><ul><li>In the 1920s, for the first time radio was used for the purpose of entertainment. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Use of radio during World War 1
  10. 10. <ul><li>People started demanding more of entertainment and news related to World War I. </li></ul><ul><li>The pressure was mounting on the UK government to start a radio service for the people of the country. </li></ul><ul><li>The post office was the first to start experimental stations such as 2MT. </li></ul><ul><li>This finally led to the formation of the British Broadcasting Company. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Radio as a means of Entertainment
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  13. 13. THE FORMATION OF BBC
  14. 14. THE BEGINNINGS…. <ul><li>The British Broadcasting Company was formed in October 1922 by a group of wireless manufacturers. </li></ul><ul><li>They were mainly for experimental purposes. </li></ul><ul><li>Wireless spread quickly as a medium of mass communication by 1925. </li></ul>
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  16. 16. <ul><li>Initially the company was formed with a commercial purpose-to sell radio sets. </li></ul><ul><li>But the biggest influence on the BBC was its General Manager- John Reith. </li></ul><ul><li>He is hailed as the founder of BBC. </li></ul><ul><li>He had a higher purpose and vision for BBC. </li></ul>
  17. 17. John Reith- The Founder of BBC
  18. 18. <ul><li>  He created both the templates for public service broadcasting in Britain; and for the arms-length public corporations  . </li></ul><ul><li>His ideas had a profound effect on British broadcasting services. </li></ul><ul><li>His sole aim was to offer the British people programmes to educate, inform and entertain. </li></ul><ul><li>Reith fought off the politicians' attempts to influence the BBC </li></ul>
  19. 19. The timeline- the Development of BBC
  20. 20. The 1920s <ul><li>1920s- The 1920s see the creation of the BBC as an institution and as a broadcaster. </li></ul><ul><li>The BBC also faces its first major government confrontation over editorial independence, during the General Strike of 1926. </li></ul><ul><li>Reith tried to keep the Government away from taking over the BBC. </li></ul>
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  22. 22. <ul><li>Its in the 1927 when the British Broadcasting Company became </li></ul><ul><li>British Broadcasting Corporation . </li></ul>
  23. 23. The 1930s <ul><li>The 1930s-The BBC expands with the construction of Broadcasting House, the first ever purpose-built broadcast centre in the UK. </li></ul><ul><li>The BBC Symphony Orchestra was formed and writers and performers were often heard on radio. </li></ul><ul><li>There were many children's and sports programme. </li></ul>
  24. 24. <ul><li>The 1940s - The outbreak of World War 2 brought a pivotal role for BBC radio </li></ul><ul><li>Winston Churchill made his famous inspirational speeches over the BBC airwaves </li></ul><ul><li>BBC news becomes a lifeline for countless listeners in the UK and around the world </li></ul>
  25. 25. <ul><li>Radio finds a lighter entertainment voice too -  through new music and variety formats </li></ul><ul><li>It launches some of its long-running programmes such as Woman's Hour and Book at Bedtime </li></ul>
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  28. 28. <ul><li>The 1950s- Radio brings memorable comedy, the lyrical and unique Under Milk Wood, and the longest running radio soap drama in the world, The Archers. </li></ul><ul><li>The 1960s- BBC radio pop music is reinvented by the birth of Radio 1. </li></ul>
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  32. 32. <ul><li>The later years saw the development of radio along with the development of television. </li></ul><ul><li>The BBC radio also grows exponentially. </li></ul>
  33. 33. BBC RADIO MAJOR NATIONAL AD INTERNATIONAL STATIONS
  34. 34. BBC- Five major National Stations <ul><li>Radio 1  (&quot;the best new music and entertainment&quot;) </li></ul><ul><li>Radio 2 (the UK's most listened to radio station, with 12.9 million weekly listeners) </li></ul><ul><li>Radio 3  (classical and jazz music) </li></ul><ul><li>Radio 4 (current affairs, factual, drama and comedy) </li></ul><ul><li>Radio 5 Live (24 hour news, sports and talk) </li></ul>
  35. 35. <ul><li>In recent years there have been a increase in the stations including </li></ul><ul><li>  Five Live Sports Extra  (a companion to Five Live for additional events coverage),  </li></ul><ul><li>1Xtra  (for black, urban and gospel music),  </li></ul><ul><li>6 Music (less mainstream genres of music) </li></ul><ul><li>BBC Radio 7 (comedy, drama & children's programming) </li></ul>
  36. 36. <ul><li>There is a BBC Asian Network  ( British South Asian  talk, music and news in English and in many South Asian languages) like Hindi,Tamil,Urdu. </li></ul>
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  38. 38. <ul><li>Diversification in various languages and countries </li></ul>
  39. 39. <ul><li>There are many BBC radio channels all over Europe. </li></ul><ul><li>BBC has diversified itself in many languages including Indian languages like Hindi and Tamil </li></ul>
  40. 40. BBC HINDI <ul><li>For over 60 years, BBC Hindi has been one of the most credible and respected sources of news in India. </li></ul><ul><li>BBC Hindi programmes are produced in the service's London and New Delhi studios. </li></ul><ul><li>Aapki baat: BBC ke saath, in which listeners can put their questions to the guest. </li></ul>
  41. 41. <ul><li>More than 140,000 people met the BBC team, made up of journalists based in Delhi and London, at over 200 forums. </li></ul><ul><li>In 2003, BBC Hindi service head, Achala Sharma, was honoured for her contribution to Hindi broadcasting and literature at the Seventh World Hindi Conference in Suriname </li></ul>
  42. 42. BBC -TAMIL <ul><li>There are also Tamil programmes which are broadcast in India, Srilanka, Malaysia and Singapore. </li></ul><ul><li>There are Tamil music channels also named BBC TAMILOSAI. </li></ul><ul><li>The Tamil radio service in Asia is produced in Asia itself. </li></ul>
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  45. 45. OTHER NATIONAL RADIO STATIONS OF BBC
  46. 46. <ul><li>BBC Radio Wales </li></ul><ul><li>BBC Radio Cymru  (in Welsh) </li></ul><ul><li>BBC Radio Scotland </li></ul><ul><li>BBC Radio nan Gaidheal  (in  Scots Gaelic ) </li></ul><ul><li>BBC Radio Ulster , and  </li></ul><ul><li>BBC Radio Foyle . </li></ul>
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  48. 48. BBC- A SUCCESS STORY
  49. 49. <ul><li>The BBC has, in addition to national radio and TV news service, world radio news and TV news service </li></ul><ul><li>BBC’s advantage over other channels: </li></ul><ul><li>Multi-structured integrated production capacity </li></ul><ul><li>Exploiting the synergies integral to its news-gathering activities </li></ul>
  50. 50. <ul><li>The British Broadcasting Corporation has grown from a simple radio service to a world famous International Radio Station </li></ul>
  51. 51. THANK YOU

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