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This page provides an overview of 3 articles related to 'bbc', listing most recently updated content first. Note that filters may be applied to display a sub-set of articles in this category (see FAQs on filtering for usage tips). Select this link to remove all filters.

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The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is the principal public service broadcaster in the United Kingdom, with its headquarters at Broadcasting House in the City of Westminster, London. It is the largest broadcaster in the world, with about 23,000 staff. Its main responsibility is to provide public service broadcasting in the United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man. The BBC is an autonomous public service broadcaster that operates under a Royal Charter. Within the United Kingdom its work is funded principally by an annual television licence fee, which is charged to all United Kingdom households, companies and organisations using any type of equipment to record and/or receive live television broadcasts; the level of the fee is set annually by the British Government and agreed by Parliament. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: BBC)

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Metadata related to 'bbc' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'bbc': 138 (7.9% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'bbc' across all Ariadne articles: 407
  • Average number of references to 'bbc' per Ariadne article: 2.95
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'bbc': 1996-03
  • Trending factor of 'bbc': 55.5 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'bbc':

  1. phil bradley (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. adrian pearce (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. jeffrey darlington (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. andy finney (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. graeme west (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Wikipedia: Reflections on Use and Acceptance in Academic Environments

In the light of a workshop run by the Geological Society of London and Wikimedia UK, Brian Whalley reflects on the attitudes and practice of academia in respect of present-day Wikipedia content.

July 2012, issue69, feature article

Product Review: The IPad and the Educator, First Impressions

Brian Whalley reports on his initial impressions of the new Apple iPad in the first three weeks since its release in the USA and what it has to offer the mobile educator.

April 2010, issue63, review

e-Books for the Future: Here but Hiding?

Brian Whalley outlines some developments in e-book technologies and links them to existing ways of presenting textbook information.

October 2006, issue49, feature article

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