NUJ and Bectu to ballot members for strike action over planned job cuts across BBC News and World ServiceBy William Turvill 30 July 13:15
Head of BBC News James Harding earlier this month announced that 415 jobs were to be lost across his division. He said 500 people working for BBC News and the World Service would be affected and that 266 new posts would be created.
Eddie Mair pleased after Newsnight's Evan Davis appointment brings end to 'months of tedious speculation'By Press Gazette 29 July 9:39
Radio 4's Today programme presenter Davis was unveiled as Jeremy Paxman's replacement on the BBC2 programme earlier this month - on the same day the BBC annual report was released.
BBC remains tight-lipped over recruitment process for 23 high-profile journalists - citing data protection in FOI rejectionBy William Turvill 29 July 9:07
The corporation came under fire last month when Press Gazette asked the corporation whether ITV News’s Lucy Manning and ITN’s Ed Campbell has been taken on after competitive interviews.
By Press Association 29 July 8:18
The London 2012 supremo, who is chairman of the British Olympic Association, was reportedly the Government's preferred candidate for the role but told the Daily Mail he did not have the "capacity" for the job.
By William Turvill 28 July 9:17
Last week it emerged that the Evgeny Lebedev-owned channel had applied to Ofcom to reduce the number of hours of peak-time local programming to one from three and a half.
Convicted in absentia, sentenced to ten years in Egypt prison: British Al Jazeera journalist tells of 'burning sense of injustice'By William Turvill 28 July 8:20
Dominic Kane, 41, who worked at the BBC for 11 years prior to joining Al Jazeera in 2012, was sentenced to ten years in jail last month along with British colleague Sue Turton and Dutch journalist Rena Netjes.
Al Jazeera journalist to appeal Egypt conviction: 'This isn't just about those wrongly convicted in our case. This is about press freedom'By Press Gazette 25 July 8:19
Peter Greste (pictured, Reuters), Egyptian-Canadian acting bureau chief Mohammed Fahmy and Egyptian producer Baher Mohammed, were arrested in December as part of a crackdown on Islamist supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi. Their sentencing last month on charges stemming from an interview with the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood sparked international outrage.
By Press Gazette 24 July 11:05
It emerged today that the head of communications at the Department for Work and Pensions has accused Today presenter Evan Davis of bias during an interview with Secretary of State Ian Duncan Smith.
By Dominic Ponsford 24 July 9:46
A freelance British reporter working for the TV channel Russia Today is reported to be missing in Donetsk after covering fighting between the Ukrainian army and pro-Moscow rebels.
BBC spent more than £200k on private detectives post-Savile 'to assist in extracting archived emails'By William Turvill 23 July 12:22
US firm Kroll and "a number of other third parties" were paid for investigations after the Savile scandal in 2012.
Tulisa to tell of 'ruined' year since Sun on Sunday story in BBC documentary following drugs trial collapseBy Press Gazette 23 July 10:14
The singer (pictured, Reuters), 26, told this week, after her trial for allegedly brokering a drugs deal collapsed, how a year of her life had been "ruined".
By PA Media Lawyer 22 July 11:08
David Cameron (pictured, Reuters) said people leafing through victims' belongings and suitcases was "completely inappropriate" and called on the media and pro-Russian separatists to understand they are dealing with "effectively a murder scene".
'If there was someone to apologise to in person, I would': Sky News reporter explains MH17 bag rummagingBy William Turvill 22 July 8:24
Colin Brazier has criticised reports of the incident that didn’t recognise his instant apology – "we shouldn't be doing this … this is a mistake" – instead being “determined to see what I did as a powerful example of journalistic vulturism”.
By William Turvill 21 July 16:22
Conducted for the BBC by Ipsos MORI in February, the survey’s aim was to gauge “public perceptions of impartiality and trustworthiness of the BBC”.
By William Turvill 21 July 12:57
The corporation remains the most trusted source of news in the UK, according to the report, “although we are slightly below the levels reached before October 2012 when the crisis broke over coverage of Jimmy Savile and the separate Newsnight child abuse investigation”.
By Dominic Ponsford 21 July 11:21
Evan Davis is leaving Radio 4’ Today programme to step into Jeremy Paxman’s shoes as lead presenter on Newsnight.
By Press Gazette 21 July 8:18
In the report about the horrific scene, Colin Brazier picked up a toiletry bag and a set of keys from an open suitcase full of the victim's belongings.
By PA Mediapoint 18 July 17:49
Journalists and technicians had been due to walkout next Wednesday for 12 hours.
Russia Today London correspondent resigns in protest at 'disrespect for facts' over Malaysian plane crashBy William Turvill 18 July 13:00
Sara Firth worked at Russia Today over five years, joining the Russian government-funded station in Moscow straight from City University in London.
By Dominic Ponsford 17 July 15:26
Long serving former BBC journalist Robin Lustig has spoken out about plans to merge the editing of Radio 4’s nightly current affairs programme The World Tonight with the Newshour on The World Service.