Tags » BBC Radio 4

The only reason my radio isn't smashed on the ground outside my window is because ...

I switched it off!

I’ve just been listening to this: One to One The issues discussed were sad and moving, but it was completely ruined by the sexist notions propagated by Paddy O’ Connell. 150 more words


Yolande Knell's Gaza borders campaign continues on BBC Radio 4's PM

h/t JK

Since July a prevalent theme in BBC reporting on the recent conflict in Israel and the Gaza Strip has been the context-free amplification of Hamas’ demands to lift border restrictions imposed by Egypt and Israel in response to the activities of that terror organisation and others. 1,476 more words


A wasted opportunity: BBC R4's 'Media and the Middle East'

As we noted here a few days ago, the BBC Radio 4 programme ‘Archive on 4′ broadcast an edition titled “Media and the Middle East… 2,057 more words


All Women are Born Equal, but some more equal... (Circa 1913)

The 1922 bi-lingual Committee struck to win the vote for Quebec women.

All men are created equal, but some more equal than others.

It’s Orwell from Animal Farm and the line is emblazoned on my brain, probably because we studied the book in the 9th grade when I was 14, a very impressionable age. 496 more words

1910 Women

BBC Radio 4 profile of Jack Ma

With the (as this post goes to press) upcoming IPO of Alibaba on the NY stock exchange, BBC Radio 4 profiles its boss, Jack Ma.   27 more words


John Finnemore's Souvenir Programme final S3 recording

As I’m a fool I forgot to apply for most of the John Finnemore’s Souvenir Programme series 3 radio recordings so didn’t get tickets and couldn’t go. 210 more words