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Thread #141635   Message #3261163
Posted By: EmmaHartley
21-Nov-11 - 06:00 PM
Thread Name: BBc defends folk awards
Subject: BBC defends folk awards
http://theglamourcave.blogspot.com/2011/11/bbc-folk-awards-raising-blood-pressure.html

A piece about some issues surrounding the folk awards, provoked this response from the BBC and Smooth Operations.

http://theglamourcave.blogspot.com/2011/11/smooth-operations-and-bbc-compliance-on.html

It's possible the folk awards are in breach of the BBC's "how to run an awards" code of conduct - the parts about transparency and business connections between judges and nominees.