BBC newsreader Sophie Raworth has been announced as a new presenter of Watchdog - more than 30 years after completing a work experience stint on the programme.
By William Turvill 08 October 12:22
Broadcast regulator Ofcom has permitted six local TV stations to cut back on their commitment to local programming, news and current affairs
Exaro editor adds to Met criticism of 'brazenly biased' BBC documentary on VIP paedophile investigationBy William Turvill 08 October 9:56
Exaro editor Mark Watts has suggested the BBC’s Panorama programme on the Metropolitan Police’s VIP paedophile investigation was in “contravention” of guidance issued by the Attorney General’s Office.
By William Turvill 07 October 14:41
The BBC's Robert Peston has been confirmed as the new political editor of ITV News.
By Dominic Ponsford 07 October 9:50
The Met Police has warned the BBC that its reporting could deter those making sex abuse allegations from coming forward.
By Dominic Ponsford 05 October 9:31
BBC economics editor looks set to go to move to ITV on a reported salary package of £750,000.
By Dominic Ponsford 01 October 14:44
The BBC has commissioned a regular half-hour programme called Digital Nation drawing on content from the UK’s network of 20 local TV stations.
PG tally of 220 BBC media contacts was derided as 'fantasy' - but FoI answer says 241 in communications 'family'By Axegrinder 30 September 16:36
Readers of Press Gazette will know we have an interest in keeping tabs on the size of the BBC's PR operation: see here and here.
By PA Mediapoint 29 September 8:33
BBC's economics editor Robert Peston has been tipped to be moving over to rival channel ITV.
By PA Mediapoint 25 September 11:32
By PA Mediapoint 23 September 16:20
The Egyptian president has pardoned two journalists for Al Jazeera English and dozens of human rights activists.
As Channel 4 requests 'cash-for-access' probe, IPSO reveals it has received no complaints over Telegraph storyBy Dominic Ponsford and PA Mediapoint 21 September 10:12
The Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards cleared Sir Malcolm Rifkind and Jack Straw and said the "damage" done to the former MPs could have been avoided if Dispatches and The Daily Telegraph had "accurately reported" the exchanges they had filmed.
Commons watchdog clears Straw and Rifkind over 'cash for access' and instead criticises reporters for exposéBy William Turvill and Dominic Ponsford 17 September 12:20
Parliament's standards watchdog has cleared two MPs of wrongdoing after a 'cash for access' sting and accused reporters of unfairly tarnishing their reputations.
Whittingdale says BBC needs review because of: 'Savile, McAlpine, Ross-Brand, severance payments and excessive salaries'By PA Mediapoint 17 September 9:10
Culture Secretary John Whittingdale has said there is "no prospect" of the BBC being abolished but insisted it must modernise - including reviewing the future of the flagship 10 o'clock news bulletin.
By William Turvill and Press Association 17 September 8:57
President Petro Poroshenko (pictured, Reuters) signed a sanctions list barring nearly 300 individuals from entering Ukraine.
By David Knowles 16 September 10:34
A cameraman was yesterday reportedly injured after apparently being pushed over whilst filming new Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn leave his home in north London.
By PA Mediapoint 16 September 8:59
Its annual report says more than 100 stars at the corporation earn more than £150,000 while nine celebrities were paid between £500,000 to £1m.
By David Knowles 15 September 0:00
Journalists Darren McCaffrey (Sky) and Eleanor Garnier (BBC) yesterday shared detailed accounts of their experience eavesdropping on Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn forming his new shadow cabinet.
By David Knowles 14 September 16:42
In an interview with Maitlis, Skinner explained that he was not taking a job in Jeremy Corbyn’s shadow cabinet.
On Monday STV became the first broadcaster to televise a Scottish court case live and in full.
By Dominic Ponsford 10 September 14:46
For those over a certain age Fred Dinenage is remembered best as an avuncular figure from their childhoods as one of the presenters of long-running ITV factual children’s programme How.