Michael Buerk

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Name: Michael Buerk
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Memorable events in the music world that took place in 1984

January 11 – Host of Radio 1 Breakfast Show on BBC, Mike Read announced that he will not play Frankie Goes To Hollywood’s single Relax due to its obscene lyrics. Read’s remarks led the BBC to ban the single from its television and radio outlets. Relax ... [Published thestar.com.my - 7 hours ago]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

30 Years Later Ethiopia’s ‘Valley Of Death’ Is ‘Valley Of Bloom’

Written by Martin Bentham | From Evening StandardThe vivid green landscape was once known as Ethiopia’s “Valley of Death”.Now, as a mango tree glints in the sunlight beside him, farmer Desta Beletew looks across the fields and describes the transformation. ... [Published AFK Insider - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Review: W1A

While there’s still time before term starts, make sure you catch up with W1A . The sitcom set in the upper echelons of the BBC’s Broadcasting House had to live up to the success of its predecessor Twenty Twelve , and it has beautifully caught the modern ... [Published The Oxford Student - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Beware ageism at work

Recently Michael Buerk, a BBC news reader, has created controversy with his colourful comments about female television presenters.Buerk has criticised female television and media workers who complain about losing their jobs when they reach an advanced ... [Published stuff.co.nz - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Alan Titchmarsh riled by gardening digs

Alan Titchmarsh hits back at celebrities like Jeremy Clarkson and Mary Beard who he accuses of deriding gardening as the "sedentary" preserve of the elderly Along with bridge and lawn bowls, gardening is an activity often portrayed as being a gentle and ... [Published Telegraph - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 2 reports

Is Michael Buerk right to criticise presenters who cry ageism? | Comment is free

Case in point: former Countryfile presenter Miriam O'Reilly won her age discrimination claim against the BBC. Photograph: Yui Mok/Press Association Images Ruth Dudley Edwards, journalist and author I agreed with Michael Buerk when he said last week that ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Counting the menu calories

THE WAIT for information as to the cause of Peaches Geldof's death continues – after a postmortem proved inconclusive.Entertainment NewsAWARD-WINNING television smash hit series Game of Thrones will continue for...SHE'S one half of Ireland's golden couple ... [Published Evening Herald - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Michael Buerks views on those who ‘cry ageism’ belong in the past

The veteran broadcaster Michael Buerk is back to his old, inevitably opinionated, tricks. Whether it's quibbling gender politics, slamming 'politically-correct recruitment' or ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 09 2014]
Entities: Michael Buerk
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Miriam O'Reilly hits back at former BBC newsreader Michael Buerk's comments on ageing TV presenters

The presenter from Aberdyfi said Buerk's view 'laid bare' sexist attitudes still held in the TV industryTelevision personality Miriam O’Reilly has hit back at comments made by former BBC newsreader Michael Buerk, who claimed it was “fair enough” for TV ... [Published Wales Online - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 11 reports

Michael Buerk is right: women given jobs based on looks cannot cry ageism

ULRIKA Jonsson admitted last weekend to what she called her biggest disappointment in an otherwise presumably charmed life and it was: “Finding at the age of nearly 46 that you are no longer wanted by the TV industry. Unless you are young and of the moment ... [Published Scottish Daily Express - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Quotes of the Day: Benedict Cumberbatch, Michael Buerk, Dame...

Comments (0)"Nick Clegg took a risk to take us from being a party of protest to a party of government, but we look like we have turned into a party of protest in government. We are the diluting agent" - Liberal Democrat MP Jeremy Browne, a former Foreign ... [Published Gloucestershire Echo Online - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Dockyard closure report from 1981

Defence Secretary John Nott announced that Chatham Dockyard would close within three years.Unemployment in the area was already at more than 13% and the naval dockyard was the largest employer.The BBC's Michael Buerk reported that the closure could push ... [Published BBC - Mar 31 2014]

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...glad Rippon is back, but when she complained about being marginalised because of age, John Birt, the BBC director general at the time, told her: "now angie, you must realise your time is over" . Can you imagine him saying that to Michael Buerk?

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Memorable events in the music world that took p... [Published thestar.com.my - 7 hours ago]
30 Years Later Ethiopia’s ‘Valley Of Death’ Is ... [Published AFK Insider - Apr 21 2014]
Review: W1A [Published The Oxford Student - Apr 18 2014]
Beware ageism at work [Published stuff.co.nz - Apr 14 2014]
Bob Geldof has endured more than his share of pain [Published Abu Dhabi National - Apr 13 2014]
Alan Titchmarsh riled by gardening digs [Published Telegraph - Apr 13 2014]
Is Michael Buerk right to criticise presenters ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 11 2014]
Is Michael Buerk right to criticise female pres... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 11 2014]
Counting the menu calories [Published Evening Herald - Apr 10 2014]
Michael Buerks views on those who ‘cry ageism’ ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 09 2014]
Awards celebrate practitioners' excellent pract... [Published Nursery World - Apr 09 2014]
Miriam O'Reilly hits back at former BBC newsrea... [Published Wales Online - Apr 09 2014]
Michael Buerk is right: women given jobs based ... [Published Scottish Daily Express - Apr 09 2014]
Quotes of the Day: Benedict Cumberbatch, Michae... [Published Gloucestershire Echo Online - Apr 08 2014]
Michael Buerk says many presenters are given jo... [Published Big News Network - Apr 08 2014]
Michael Buerk criticises female presenters who ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 08 2014]
Michael Buerk criticises female presenters who ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 08 2014]
Michael Buerk's views on those who ‘cry ageism’... [Published The Independent - Apr 08 2014]
Michael Buerk criticises female presenters who ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 08 2014]
Michael Buerk calls axed BBC3 'drivel' and crit... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Apr 08 2014]
Michael Buerk calls axed BBC3 'drivel' and crit... [Published The Independent - Apr 08 2014]
BBC3 gets a Michael Buerk broadside | Media Monkey [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 08 2014]
Michael Buerk labels axed BBC3 as ‘drivel’ [Published The Drum - Apr 08 2014]
Buerk: BBC3 output at 'embarrassing end of drivel' [Published itv.com - Apr 08 2014]
Dockyard closure report from 1981 [Published BBC - Mar 31 2014]
Sheering nurse who inspired Band Aid appears on... [Published Herts & Essex Observer - Mar 28 2014]
Telegraph Cruise wins journalism awards [Published Telegraph - Mar 25 2014]
Daisy the Labrador - Borrowdale Valley’s four... [Published Lancashire Life - Mar 15 2014]
What We Are Reading [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Dec 04 2013]
Minister: insurers make 'excess profit' from pe... [Published Telegraph - Nov 18 2013]
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What We Are Reading [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Dec 04 2013]
Ethiopia hailed as ‘African lion’ with fastest creation of millionaires David Smith / The Guardian   Michael Buerk’s famished Ethiopia of 1984 has become a nation achieving 93% GDP growth in six years.   US Trade Deficit Drops To $40.6 Billion ...
Learning can hurt: UK edition [Published Information Processing - Nov 05 2013]
This BBC Radio 4 discussion focuses on the recent kerfuffle in the UK over revelations that *gasp* genes may affect cognitive ability. "Combative, provocative and engaging debate" :-) Genetics and education (BBC Radio 4)Duration: 43 minutesFirst broadcast: ...
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