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1979 General Election - Today Programme
Today presented by John Timpson and Libby Purves 4 May 1979
Next time, leave the phone outside?
7 Up's Tony: "The greatest days of my life"
For Tony Walker the East End hero of ground-breaking TV documentary series 7 Up, becoming a jockey was his dream. On the eve of the...
Robin Lustig in Egypt for the historic elections
Radio 4's long wave goodbye???
Guardian Articles http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2011/oct/09/bbc-radio4-long-wave-goodbye
Archers boo 3 (warning, contains spoilers)
Exclusive 'Director's Cut' from Tonight's Tonight
A little extra Audioboo that didn't quite make it into tonight's edition of 'Tonight' with Rory Bremner
Celebrating 150 Years of the Tube
A hundred fifty years ago, London was by far the biggest city in the world. Its narrow streets were overcrowded. Its transport system...
What should the world do about Syria?
Roger Hearing speaks to Ann-Marie Slaughter, a former adviser to American Secretary of State Clinton and Edward Luttwak, a military...
Kevin Eldon's annoying hold music ringtone!
Moving to Britain: Priya and Hargun
Dr Hargun moved to Britain in the early 1950s from Sindh Province, now in Pakistan, to pursue a career in medicine. His granddaughter,...
“Every night he talks dirty” - Danny DeVito on Richard Griffiths
Actors Danny DeVito and Richard Griffiths are starring together in The Sunshine Boys. Mark Lawson caught up with them backstage for Front...
GOODBYE GERTI: Benedict Cumberbatch is 'one of our greats'
Stephanie Cole tells Young Perspective that Benedict Cumberbatch is "one of our greats" as part of an exclusive interview with Young...
How would you truly feel if a doctor sat you down in front of his desk and said: "Sorry, you only have 2 months left to live."
Quartet Representative Tony Blair speaking to Shaun Ley - The World at One, BBC Radio 4
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I agree that the Internet can make a positive difference, though would like to add a point about the influence of social media. On some, such as Facebook and Twitter, many people tend to post only an edited (and positive) version of their lives and that can easily give the impression that they're having more fun, more friends and better lives to someone who is already feeling down and vulnerable. Even if one is aware of that the impression may be difficult to avoid and ignore. On Audioboo, at least, moods come across very well through people's voices.
A good boo to balance out the argument - I would say you put your finger on it when you mention 'control; it tends to be when one gives control to the internet that the real harm can be done. Sadly, it is often too easy for a person in a vulnerable state to give control to nefarious elements, which makes it all the more valuable that there are wonderful, kind and caring people around in places like Audioboo to make a positive difference to lives. So amen to your closing words - elegantly put.
I have had serious depression in the past and theinternet did me nothing but good.I mean, if it makes one depressed then you know, don't go on it :)
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The Original Radio Birdsong
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Robin Lustig interviews Chimamanda Ngozi Adi, author of the best-selling book 'Half of a Yellow Sun'.
Patrick Diamond on R4's Westminster Hour
Patrick Diamond discusses the lessons for Ed Miliband's Labour party from his Policy Network pamphlet 'Southern Discomfort: One Year On'
After playing an eight year game of real life MC I've finally made it to the Shrine of the Antidote to Panel Games... Mornington Crescent...
It's nice to hear you again. I've missed hearing about Mr Vance's antics! And I just love London and its surroundings. So I always enjoy your tours with a difference!
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