[Talk-GB] [Spam] OS and their Aerial mapping featured (advertised) onBBC's Countryfile

Peter Miller peter.miller at itoworld.com
Sat Oct 3 15:10:38 BST 2009

On 3 Oct 2009, at 13:37, Jason Cunningham wrote:

> Ordnance Survey and their aerial mapping feature (7min) in last  
> weeks episode of Countryfile (BBC1). It comes across as a long  
> advert for the Ordnance Survey and I wish the BBC had been impartial.

Agreed.  I suggest that anyone who wants to get exposure for  
OpenStreetMap on the BBC should write to Points of View

Or to the complaints dept (about it being an advert)



> It was interesting, if a bit basic, especially in light of the talk  
> about aerial mapping on this list. Also plenty of talk about OS on  
> this list.
> If anyone wants to watch its available on Iplayer until Sunday 4th  
> October.
> [link to section on Iplayer]
> As the programme will soon disappear from Iplayer I've uploaded the  
> piece to youtube
> [link]

> Jason
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