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About Tony Ageh

Photo: copyright Eddie Botsio 2011, National Portrait Gallery

Tony Ageh has held various roles at the BBC since 2002. As Controller of BBC Internet he was responsible for the creation and delivery of the iPlayer. He is currently Controller of Archive Development, responsible for the development and implementation of the BBC's Archive Strategy to deliver the BBC's stated ambition to “unlock the BBC's archives by the centenary of the BBC in 2022” and develop the Digital Public Space. He was awarded an OBE in the 2015 New Year’s Honours list.


Articles by Tony Ageh

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

The BBC, the licence fee and the digital public space

The Controller of the BBC’s archive strategy maintains the institution’s fundamental role within the media ecology and argues that the Licence Fee should safeguard a new democratic digital public space.

It's more complicated than you think

The digital world is more complicated than is understood by those holding our public institutions to account. In the somewhat arcane context of the Information and Record Management Society 2013 conference, Tony Ageh gave a sense of what is really at stake in the BBC's (and our) digital future.

OurBeeb forum session 4: creativity, culture and digital public space

The final session of OurBeeb’s day-forum invited Brian Eno, Tony Ageh, Kamila Shamsie and Bill Thompson to outline their perspectives on the current and future position of the BBC in the UK’s artistic ecosystem. 

Guaranteeing access to the UK's 'collective abundance': how the BBC can lead the way in creating a Digital Public Space

A clarion call by the BBC's Controller of Archive Development, Tony Ageh, to create a new kind of commons: a digital public space, populated with unimaginable cultural riches

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