« Interview with Jonathan Wolff, author of the best introduction to Political Philosophy | Main | Interview with Mel Thompson, author of Teach Yourself Philosophy »

December 11, 2006

TrackBack

TrackBack URL for this entry:
http://www.typepad.com/services/trackback/6a00d834516cc769e200d83504a67a69e2

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference The Open University is No Longer (and Never Was) the University of the Air:

Comments

M.Price

Some of these late-night programmes were very interesting to the general viewer. What will be broadcast in their place?

Nigel Warburton

Good question. The answer lies with the BBC now. It is entirely up to them. They control the schedule. The Open University is currently co-funding prime time BBC television such as the series Coast and Child of Our Time. These reach far larger audiences than the late night shows could (5 or 6 million versus a maximum of 100,000 viewers). The Open University courses still have significant audio-visual content, but at the moment you will need to sign up for a course to receive this. In the future, depending on rights clearance, many Open University course related TV programmes may well become available free on the Internet.

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Working...
Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been saved. Comments are moderated and will not appear until approved by the author. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.

Working...

Post a comment

Comments are moderated, and will not appear until the author has approved them.

My Photo

Get Virtual Philosopher by email...

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner

My Podcasts

My Art and Photography Weblog

Philosophy: The Classics

Philosophy Bites

Ethics Bites