Created 07/29/2011 - 1 year ago
We announced today that from next season the BBC will be sharing coverage of Formula 1 with Sky Sports. There has been considerable reaction to the news so I feel...
jakehumphreyf1: Here is a blog from Ben Gallop the BBC's Head of F1, on the TV rights announcement... #bbcf1 http://t.co/dmColpa
PIncredible: http://bbc.in/owxJ1H (BBC - Sport Editors: New F1 deal explained) I'm not paying for sky. Not even for F1.
muppethands: WOW! Over 1500 comments on BBC sell out on #f1. Go on add a few more! http://t.co/0SvbSmw
benjaminallen: BBC: New F1 deal explained http://t.co/pCBwfEF I see the BBC's point. I think it's F1 & the teams that are selling out. Sad day for #f1
Krissie_r: Just in case anybody in the Government still thinks a Murdoch/BSkyB deal's a good idea, read the comments - http://t.co/bZaasVc #f1 #fail
Fireflier: http://t.co/U9flpOm So far there have been 1777 responses to the BBC editor's blog on the sky deal. Not seen one positive one...
j_g_84: BBC - Sport Editors: New F1 deal explained http://t.co/DGNTGVJ - I pay my license fee and don't think they should have football on!
purplepickles: BBC - Sport Editors: New F1 deal explained http://t.co/8T34BOd Easy explanation #F1 fans only important to Ecclestone if they are rich
Nik_HakimiHM003: RT @ferrarif1world: FYI. New F1 deal explained - http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/sporteditors/2011/07/f1_coverage_to_be_shared_betwe.html
tomnicholls2: The comments on this sum everything up brilliantly. How can @bbcf1 ignore all that? http://t.co/AXm1iWK.
derots: Many calls for Barbara "I am delighted" Slater and @bengallop to resign after the BBC/Sky #F1 deal http://t.co/wX59gZd
jkt09: just reading some of the comments - all in the same vein of course http://bbc.in/p5oNp7 #bbcf1
Vicki_Webster: Sell out RT @BBCSport: BBC's Head of F1 talks about the reasons behind the new rights agreement > http://t.co/Px7VvZt
Snips: BBC - Sport Editors: New F1 deal explained http://t.co/VGDH1ZG // 'New F1 deal repeated, not explained'
atonewell: RT @bbcpress: Further to today's BBC/Sky #F1 announcement, BBC head of F1 Ben Gallop explains the new deal - http://bbc.in/q3mfzQ
Oh_Come_On_Pls: BBC - Sport Editors: New F1 deal explained http://t.co/zwCQeMr at last some honesty without the spin, well done BBC!! #F1
dave_ryman: 1553 -ve comments to the BBC on this page alone BBC - Sport Editors: New F1 deal explained http://bbc.in/owsYAd #F1FansDontWantSky
cmk47: Sad that BBC are losing some F1 rights, they've done a great job. But it's not as bad as I thought... http://t.co/zC5kJgr #bbcf1
PJSPhotography: RT @experiencecoach: “@jakehumphreyf1: There are1400 complaints on blog from Ben Gallop the BBC's Head of F1 rights #bbcf1 http://t.co/ILkvEZ7” public not happy
nirgunapa: BBC New F1 deal explained http://t.co/lUcXCKF but doesn't make sense. Sorry that #bbcf1 coverage this year will last F1 I watch :-(
beachhutkt: RT @jonopearce: BBC - Sport Editors: New F1 deal explained http://t.co/qZafari How is paying for sky sports and licence fee better value? #bbcf1
_age: Ben Gallop's (Head of BBC F1) blog about the broadcasting agreement. The comments paint the real picture. #BBCF1 http://t.co/pP0lUNt
conservengineer: @nif78 read it and weep.... http://bbc.in/p5oNp7 - then enjoy the comments at the bottom
AugusTyme: Beeb statement, but cost saving excuse dont wash wen theyve just spend £22m+ per year on a new song contest http://t.co/hmjIPdo #bbcf1 #f1
RiggerTheGeek: RT @sarahholtf1: If you would like to know more about the F1 rights, the BBC's Head of F1 has the explanation here: http://bbc.in/nl53yt #bbcf1
hazmoon: @thefifthdriver Martin Whitmarsh was told the BBC would show the full race at a differed time, but this says differently http://t.co/okGUtX0
JennieElgie: All the BBC/Sky F1 shit explained here, worth a read if you are confused about it all - http://t.co/CeAQB5v
AndyDFurness: BBC - Sport Editors: New F1 deal explained http://t.co/WqmRwYm - Fair enough comments - Superb coverage of F1 on BBC.
derots: RT @OzoneVibe: #F1 - 1300+ comments in 2hr 15m on BBC's Head of the F1 Prog's pathetic justification blog!! http://bbc.in/p5oNp7 <<< Add yours!! NOW!
derots: RT @i_amtherealstig: Please add your commnts to BBC editors blog - over 1300 posts already! http://t.co/G5MspXC #bbcf1 #F1 #f1forum
nobbydotcom: @jakehumphreyf1 @BBC - Sport Editors: New F1 deal explained http://t.co/44b9WC1. Why use 3 words when 700 will do? "We sold out" was enough
gwmcgowan: BBC admits it can't afford exclusive F1 rights: New F1 deal explained http://t.co/m39c3h2
lennydarksphere: JESUS. Look at THIS http://t.co/MGBsSyU There are TWELVE PAGES OF HATE for the BBC. TWELVE PAGES. #F1 #BBCfail
Twit_nut: #BBC - Sport Editors: New F1 deal explained http://t.co/s37MCSy yeah, utter bullshit. Worst day in 20yrs for #F1 :(
simonwatmough: @KEEP_F1_ON_BBC @jakehumphreyf1 http://t.co/OMKGyz8 BBC explanation has over 1200 comments in 4 hours!!
gaudium1980: RT @illiteratehack: Gave up finding a positive comment on #BBC's #F1 piece by Ben Gallop http://t.co/M0VtJm8 - listen up #bbcf1 your paying public have spoken
Chris_M_Ward: The #BBC are getting totally slated over the #F1 coverage announcement — http://t.co/VxgwZPk
AdamAbbott: Seems like a 'really popular' desion based on the comments!?!? RT @jakehumphreyf1 #bbcf1 http://t.co/dmColpa
Don22NI: BBC - Sport Editors: New F1 deal explained http://t.co/MFMplyA. Read, deliberate, ridicule, agree. I dnt care. bit like bernie and the beeb
crazyrupes: @LegoYoda "This new arrangement extends the BBC's commitment to F1 by a further five years" http://is.gd/ueq3Kt
Pilkymakinmusik: RT @derots: Wow, already more than a 1000 comments on the BBC sky deal on BBC blog, 100s still need to moderated http://t.co/wX59gZd
gaudium1980: RT @indie_slayer: the BBC's Head of F1 has the explanation here: http://bbc.in/nl53yt #bbcf1 an it looks like he has 800 comments of how pissed off ppl
harvsterf1: @esvoa We've heard what the #bbcf1 editor has to say. I'd like to see hat the #Sky http://t.co/0OW0o1j
Garfyville: .@jakehumphreyf1 Just finished reading the first comments page out of 10 (100 comments) and not a single positive one!!: http://t.co/Tl3fZw6
GeeksRoom: RT @mirmirage: @GeeksRoom BBC - Sport Editors: New #F1 deal explained http://bbc.in/oLdIbH
Formulajuan2011: RT @MarshallBuckley: Have rarely seen such consistent condemnation -especially of the BBC. Shocking decision, poorly justified. #f1 http://bbc.in/nl53yt #bbcf1
alexpryke: Just read some #BBCF1 fans views on here: http://t.co/4OwLRC6. Seems like F1 is forgetting the real world. Again.
JPHackett: So FOM and Sky get what they always wanted, shame on you BBC! #BBC - Sport Editors: New #F1 deal explained http://t.co/17jK2po
JamesBatup: #bernieecclestone is a greedy bastard - BBC - Sport Editors: New F1 deal explained http://t.co/6fDg62g
mrkasp: @big_pin they honestly see this as a partnership? It's getting around the Concorde agreement by leaving BBC some crumbs. http://t.co/iNn2k1y
EmTheEmu: LOL, my comment on Ben Gallop's blog was removed because it broke house rules. No swearing or anything. Poor show BBC... http://t.co/VTGgWzW
borderfish: RT @TinaThudBump: #BenGallop - Head of #BBCF1 explains contract with SkySports http://t.co/9lR3COi. Apparently its ok as its already happened to other sports!
by_tor: Not a lot of positive feed back on the BBC's sell out of #F1 here: http://j.mp/p5oNp7 Fans unhappy to say the least.
tillybee_1: RT @miranda_skye: Over 1000 comments now on the head of BBC's F1 blog http://bbc.in/p5oNp7
JamesEdwardsUk: RT @rosschestney: Well, I guess I won't be watching F1 after this season. Another sport lost to Sky's pay wall. http://t.co/3nsVlof
samshupac: BBC's Head of F1, on the TV rights announcement.. #bbcf1 http://t.co/dmColpa the only person happy about this is @jakehumphreyf1's wife! :-p
grizlyadams: blog from Ben Gallop BBC's Head of F1, on TV rights announcement... #bbcf1 http://t.co/dmColpa «« a lot of words to say "its about money"
Divefire: 3 pages of comments and growing... RT @jakehumphreyf1 Here is a blog from Ben Gallop the BBC's Head of F1, #bbcf1 http://t.co/dmColpa