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About Anna Mcnamee
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Entries by Anna Mcnamee
It was with great sadness that the Sandford St Martin Trustees learned of the death of Rabbi Lionel Blue in December last year. Over the last three decades, Lionel had secured a place in the hearts and minds of many people but particularly Radio 4’s ‘Today’ programme audience. His contributions to Thought For the Day […]
I’ll never forget the first ever conversation I had with the nervous man who would end up editing a series of documentaries about religion I was making. “Nice to meet you”, he said before apologising, “I’m afraid I’m not very religious.” “Not religious” I replied, “or not interested in religion.” Because, while I can […]
“May you live in interesting times!” are the words ancient Chinese sages apparently used to curse their enemies. Somewhat inauspicious then, perhaps, that they’re also the words that sprung most readily to mind when I reviewed the results of the Sandford St Martin Trust’s first public survey on the state of religious, ethical and spiritual broadcasting today. “Interesting […]
Recent blog posts
- Meaning and the Media – the Sandford St Martin Awards 2017 June 9, 2017
- Reporting Belief 2017: An appetite for engagement June 2, 2017
- Falling in love again with radio again April 24, 2017
Ofcom Public Consultation on BBC Regulation
On April 3, Ofcom became the first independent, external regulator of the BBC – and it’s now seeking public feedback before it publishes its final plan on how it will regulate the BBC’s performance.
Among its proposals is an increased target for the amount of religious programming on TV to include prime time scheduling on BBC One and Two.
If you would like to learn more about their proposals or to contribute to the Ofcom’s consultation, visit their website:
The public consultation will close on 17 July 2017.