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Prospect and Retrospect

Asa Briggs

in The History of Broadcasting in the United Kingdom, Volume I

Published in print March 1995 | ISBN: 9780192129260
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191670008 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192129260.003.0026
Prospect and Retrospect

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This chapter describes the key changes in the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) in 1926. After the governors of the new corporation were announced, artists and speakers were advised to use the abbreviation BBC over the air to avoid mistakenly use the term company instead of corporation. J.W.C. Reith was appointed Director-General. This chapter highlights the accomplishments of BBC from 1922 to 1926 and its contribution to the development of radio broadcasting in Great Britain.

Keywords: corporation; Reith; radio broadcasting; Great Britain

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Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945)

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