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By William Turvill 01 September 11:15
Horrocks (pictured, Reuters), who has worked at the BBC for 33 years, has announced he will be leaving the corporation in the new year.
By William Turvill 01 September 8:51
The BBC’s senior compliance officer has backed his team’s decision not to disclose details about the recruitment of 23 high-profile journalists. The corporation came under fire in June when it appeared to indicate that two external recruits had been taken on through a closed process.
By PA Mediapoint 01 September 8:16
The BBC reported on its website that Rona Fairhead had been appointed to the role, and in doing so would become the first woman to chair the BBC Trust.
By William Turvill 28 August 10:23
A study by the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission also found that 54 per cent of the nation's "top 100 media professionals" attended independent schools.
By William Turvill 27 August 15:02
Kachroo, who in recent months has worked on the death of Nelson Mandela, interviewed Robert Mugabe and covered the Oscar Pistorious trial, replaces Lucy Manning, who moved to the BBC earlier this summer to become a special correspondent.
By Axegrinder 27 August 10:58
Last summer, Axegrinder was surprised to see terms such as ‘Fleet Street’, ‘press conference’ and ‘spokesperson’ banned in the BBC style guide.
By William Turvill 26 August 16:21
The website announced the figures July’s online ABC figures showed it recorded 11,039,330 average daily users, up 1 per cent year on year.
By Stewart Purvis 26 August 14:47
If there was an annual award for ‘The most (apparently) honest statement by a broadcast news executive’ then Jeff Zucker, president of CNN, would have to be a front runner. Last week he warned his staff around the world, who are expecting job cuts: “We are going to do less and have to do it with less”.
By William Turvill 26 August 12:51
It may be two years since Mark Williams-Thomas exposed both sex attack allegations against Jimmy Savile and a BBC cover-up with his ITV Exposure documentary.
By Dominic Ponsford 26 August 12:10
Head of the BBC newsoom Mary Hockaday has defended the way the BBC covered the search of the home of pop singer Cliff Richard. South Yorkshire Police has revealed that it tipped off the BBC in advance of the raid in Sunningdale, Berkshire, after being contacted by a reporter some weeks ago.
By Press Gazette 26 August 11:11
Sky News is launching a new two-hour weekday evening news show hosted by former political editor Adam Boulton and Sarah Hewson.
By PA Mediapoint 22 August 18:08
The BBC has been accused of a "cover up" over its role in the police raid on Sir Cliff Richard's flat following sexual assault allegations.
By Press Gazette 21 August 16:30
BBC journalists "acted appropriately" in their coverage of the police raid on Sir Cliff Richard's flat following sexual assault allegations, corporation Director General Tony Hall said today.
By Press Gazette 21 August 10:32
Bumper pay packets handed out to BBC executives have caused "massive damage" to the corporation, according to its Middle East editor Jeremy Bowen.
By Press Gazette 21 August 10:19

Regional media group archant has appointed Filmflex Movies boss Jeff Henry as its new chief exdecutive.

Filmflex is a video on demand joint venture between Sony Pictures Television and Disney. He takes over from Adrian Jeakings.

By Press Gazette 18 August 17:12
The director general of the BBC and the head of South Yorkshire Police face questions from MPs over the leak row surrounding the search of Sir Cliff Richard's home.
By Dominic Ponsford 18 August 10:24
South Yorkshire police has “clarified” its position admitting now that it did tip off the BBC about the raid on Sir Cliff Richard’s Berkshire home last Thursday.
By Dominic Ponsford 11 August 16:19
Channel 4 News foreign affairs correspondent Jonathan Rugman today helped drag dehydrated and starving children stranded on Mount Sinjar on to an Iraqi army helicopter.
By Press Gazette 11 August 11:21
The BBC's long-serving world affairs correspondent John Simpson has described the corporation as "grotesquely managed".
By Dominic Ponsford 11 August 9:41
The Government plan to support the launch of a new UK-wide network of local TV stations has been dealt a blow with news that City TV in Birmingham has gone into administration.
 

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