Government announces £85m extra funding for BBC World Service, 'one of our best sources of global influence'By PA Mediapoint 24 November 8:24
The Government has announced £85m extra funding for the BBC World Service to help "uphold global democracy".
By PA Mediapoint 23 November 8:28
Tony Hall is to become the first director general of the BBC to argue for full external regulation.
By Dominic Ponsford 19 November 13:03
Sky News has broadcast its first virtual reality news report: Migrants Crisis, The Whole Picture.
Ashley Highfield rejects BBC plan for 100 public service reporters - but would welcome 'commissioning' modelBy PA Mediapoint 19 November 8:48
Ashley Highfield, the chief executive of Johnson Press, said he had been in discussion with the broadcaster about a "commissioning" model where it paid for their news and pictures to use on its platforms.
By William Turvill 18 November 12:17
BBC News is facing a £5m budget cut after the corporation today set out plans to make savings of £150m.
By PA Mediapoint and Press Gazette 18 November 9:50
According to The Guardian, it will announce a "significant chunk" of cuts this morning, amounting to £35m.
By PA Mediapoint 11 November 13:59
Two journalists who were jailed in Indonesia for violating immigration laws will land back on British soil today.
By Dominic Ponsford 05 November 15:41
Former BBC Breakfast presenter Sian Williams is the new face of Channel 5's flagship evening news programme, 5 News at 5.
Trinity Mirror chief: 'No democratic deficit' in local news and he doesn't want more BBC reporters in regionsBy William Turvill 05 November 8:39
Speaking on Radio 4’s Media Show, Simon Fox said Trinity Mirror does want “want different help, but we don’t want that help” from the corporation.
By PA Mediapoint 03 November 10:07
Two British television journalists have been jailed for two and a half months by an Indonesian court for violating immigration regulations by working on tourist visas.
By PA Mediapoint 03 November 9:19
Radio 4 Today presenter John Humphrys said his former colleague, who had cancer, was "one of the great radio newsreaders".
By Dominic Ponsford 02 November 9:43
Former ITV news political editor moved to become main presenter of the ITV News at Ten last month.
BBC says 'troubling' Terrorism Act did not allow it to argue against giving reporter's laptop to policeBy William Turvill 30 October 9:00
The BBC has condemned the Terrorism Act for not allowing it to mount a freedom of speech defence after police applied for a reporter's laptop.
By William Turvill 29 October 14:04
The BBC did not contest the police application for its reporter's laptop, Press Gazette has learned.
By PA Mediapoint 29 October 8:40
Secunder Kermani, who has interviewed British-born jihadis and so-called Islamic State fighters, was forced by officers to hand over the laptop after they secured an order from a judge.
'Galling, London-centric' media criticism of Local TV is 'nonsense', says boss of Brighton-based stationBy Dominic Ponsford 27 October 9:23
The owner of Brighton-based Latest TV has hit back at claims that Local TV is a “busted flush” and a “silly idea”.
John Whittingdale: Press 'entitled to express concern' over BBC producing newspaper-style content onlineBy PA Mediapoint 27 October 9:21
During a debate on the future of the corporation on Radio 4's Media Show, he said: "Newspapers are entitled to be concerned.
By William Turvill 26 October 11:50
The BBC has said it is "extremely regretful" for providing a document to Press Gazette which it says a gave a misleading picture of the number of PR staff it employs.
By Dominic Ponsford 26 October 9:27
Regional press trade body the News Media Association is currently in talks about how the BBC can share resources with local newspapers.
Media baron 'dark forces' want to diminish BBC says MP as 192,000 respond to Government consultationBy PA Mediapoint 23 October 9:29
Ministers have been warned "dark forces" are threatening the BBC, as the Government said it has received 192,000 comments about the broadcaster's future.