Nine senior figures accepted hospitality, with former director general Mark Thompson attending opening and closing eventsRead the latest BBC expenses and hospitality claims reportAs the home broadcaster of the London Olympics, it was perhaps only to be expected that BBC executives would keep a close eye on the progress of the 2012 Games.Nine BBC senior management accepted...
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In less than a year, the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics will be history. I am getting a jump on the news memes about these Olympics, based on what I learned about digital media and the London 2012 Games at Adobe’s Strategic Advisory Council on Digital Video. What I learned there was remarkable. The audience is clearly shifting to digital viewing. In recapping the digital...
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One of the lawyers advising the London Olympics has admitted that the gagging order preventing thousands of Games contractors from publicising their London 2012 work was too restrictive.
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Top sports stars exempt for 2014 Glasgow Games while same offer is confirmed for London athletics meet on first anniversary of Olympics.
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Royal Television Society programme awards also feature Ant and Dec, Danny Boyle and Alan Partridge among winnersBritain's golden summer of sport helped the BBC run away with the plaudits at this year's Royal Television Society programme awards, including a win in the best presenter category for Clare Balding.The corporation swept the board with 18 of the 28 awards, including...
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Dozens of businesses that worked on the London Olympics have been prevented from talking about their involvement in the Games...
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ITV documentary The Other Side of Jimmy Savile is front runner in current affairs categoryThe BBC's coverage of the London Olympics has notched up a hat-trick of nominations at the Bafta TV awards - one fewer than the sitcom which spoofed the games, Twenty Twelve.Danny Boyle's acclaimed Olympics opening ceremony and the BBC's coverage of "super Saturday" – when Jessica...
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London 2012 organisers are to sell off hundreds of items that were used during the Games. They include an Olympic torch signed by four-time Olympic sailing champion Sir Ben Ainslie.
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The public broadcaster appoints Roger Mosey, the corporation's London 2012 boss, to the high-flying position.
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Understanding how the Olympic Games were delivered on time and on budget could help get public sector projects back on trackWhat can public sector projects learn from the Olympics? Almost six months since the Paralympics closing ceremony, the eyes of those who made the Games happen are turning elsewhere. Athletes are looking towards Glasgow 2014 and Rio; the government has...
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