Blessed Be The Radio 3 HD Stream

"I am happy to say that we have now re-enabled Radio 3 HD Sound on Shoutcast." @BBCRadio3 #shoutcast — BBC Technology & Creativity (@bbctechcreate) February 17, 2015 The moral of the above tweet being that you must never ever piss off BBC Radio 3 HD listeners. The new HLS AAC streams sound great by…

There’s No News Like Non News

 As my partner commented quoting Dr Fox’s ill advised autocue reading on Brass Eye “There’s no scientific proof for it but it is fact” . The BBC slightly blurring the line between news and fiction when listed under the most read items of the day.

Grumpy DG Double Take

Glanced at the headline announcing the BBC’s new DG and did a quick double take as I thought it said they’d appointed Terry Hall as Director General. Mind you if they had I bet he still wouldn’t have looked happy about it. Image by DerekL under this creative commons licence

End Of An Era For TV Centre

Politics is a grubby business. BBC Television centre, that purpose built home of the BBC and instantly recognisable icon has finally been sold to *spit* property developers. All in the name of appeasing politicians and opponents who count the value of everything and appreciate the value of nothing very much at all. A sad day. Source Image…

We Are Sorry For The Racism You Are About To Revisit

I was flipping radio channels this morning (a radio with a remote control is just encouraging my short attention span) when I caught a short announcement before an archived edition of the light comedy Mind Your Own Business which dated from 1987. The announcer warned: “we head back to 1987 when, unfortunately, racial stereotyping was…