The twenty first century is a centurywhere people want to get a lot of new information and they are trying to get itin different wats such as television, radio, books, newspaper and etc. As manyof the people know such a popular source of the information is the television,which everyone has at home or a radio, which the biggest number of the peoplehave in their cars. In this case wanted to be introduces BBC, such the source thathas everything in one place: the TV, the radio, the news. BBC or British Broadcasting Corporationis British public broadcaster, which was created on the 18th ofOctober in 1922 by John Reis. As mentioned in Encyclopedia Britannica “It held a monopoly on television in Great Britain from its introduction until 1954 andon radio until 1972. Headquarters are in the GreaterLondon borough of Westminster.”. However, there were some others people who werehelping to collect some money for opening and developing the company such as the Daily Mail’s Lord Northcliffe and featured the famous Australian soprano Dame Nellie Melba (BBC news).
Firstly to create the company, at the Government’sbehest, first agreed to trial to radio company such as 2MT, which was based inWrittle , and 2LO based in London. Those to companies were a kind of startup tomake something stronger, bigger and much popular. In a few month after that,the information about the new source of the information the BBC was spread outall around the UK and by the 1925, the BBC could be listened to throughout ofUK. According to an article in “A Brief History of The BBC”, The BBC had beencreated initially with nothing more in mind than to be a commercial interest;being owned by the major wireless makers, it was set up to sell radios”.
Theowner of the BBC, John Reis wanted to create something new what could be veryeducated for the people without any Government influence or any others commercialsources. 1926 is the yearthat was very important for the BBC for getting their rights and popularity. Itwas the year when they had a direct contra version with the government, becausethe UK Government did now want or probably did not have an opportunity to giveany information to the people. Moreover,the government tried to close any kind of sources.
That is why the people listenedto the BBC new because they were independent from the government. The presidentswanted to take over of them but the BBC explained to the Prime Minister,Stanley Baldwin that they will not get them and taking over of them meansanything , and after a long time of fighting in 1927 the BBC get their first RoyalCharting and their name changed from the British Broadcasting Company to theBritish Broadcasting Corporation. Ten years later in 1936 the BBC wasbecoming transformation and got two hours on official TV. Now it was not only aradio of a two minutes shows on the TV.
It was a normal information show, whichtakes two hours, but frankly speaking, it was not too much because of theBritish rules they had only one show two hours three times in a week. However,it did not disturb to develop and make themselves better because even thisincident made them stronger and gave some experience for the future. Coming to the 1990-1999 – those yearswere the most important and influential because the television and the radiohave changed. In those years, the people have got the Internet which gave a lotof opportunities to find more books, more channels, more information abouteverything and everyone, and unfortunately the BBC became the secondinformation platform. But the people trusted that web side and did not want tochange it on something else. That is why in order to secure a new charter theBBC provided new programs that commercial networks would not provide. These showsuch as One Foot in the Grave, Have I GotNews For You. Those shows because very popular and their rating were the hiresone in the world.
Nowadays brought the biggest changesfor the BBC . The digital revolution mean more functions and opportunities suchas taking photos of animals, have number of different cameras for shootingthem, zooming etc. Now the people can look at the world by wearing animals’eyes and try to feel what they know and feel. In addition, the BBC has changed theformat and know everyone could see live shows. It means that the cameras take placesall around the world and everyone has just to turn his or her computer with theInternet connection on and look at the animals.
Thepeople could input their comments and ideas in online time. To sim up, as technology grows so changes will continue. The BBC, as with any mediaorganization, will have to continue to adapt and adopt to the new technology aswell as the need to continue to provide programmers and services as per thecharter