Radio

By William Turvill 24 November 11:08
The new chair of the BBC Trust has declined to reopen the Pollard Review into the Jimmy Savile scandal in the fact "crucial" evidence was omitted from it.
By William Turvill 17 November 11:18
The BBC has been forced to admit that three high-profile members of editorial staff were appointed without their jobs being advertised.
By Dominic Ponsford 11 November 10:21
BBC head of news James Harding said the corporation is investigating buying content from local newspapers and setting up a fund to pay for court reporting.
By PA Mediapoint 05 November 9:06
Miriam O'Reilly told the House of Lords Communications Committee that the corporation was avoiding criticism of age discrimination and "comeback" for its actions.
By PA Media Lawyer 27 October 11:14
The corporation defended Rwanda's Untold Story, broadcast on BBC2 on 1 October, and said the decision to take the Great Lakes Service off the air was "unwarranted and disproportionate".
By William Turvill 20 October 16:07
Unsworth will retain her previous title as she takes charge of the World Service, World News and bbc.com/news. She will also lead BBC Monitoring and will chair the BBC’s international development charity, BBC Media Action.
By Press Gazette 26 September 8:47
Baroness Butler-Sloss, who stepped down as chairman of an inquiry into allegations of child abuse by establishment figures in the summer, is to be a guest editor of Radio 4's Today programme.
By PA Mediapoint 23 September 11:30
The corporation's director general Lord Hall said in August last year that he wanted to see more women hosting or co-hosting breakfast shows.
By Dominic Ponsford 11 September 17:37
Journalists at the BBC have decided not to go on strike after management agreed to a freeze on compulsory redundancies and on recruitment.
By William Turvill 09 September 13:47
The BBC's deputy director of news and current affairs Fran Unsworth said her department had already cut £50m without the audience noticing so would be able to cut another £50m.
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.
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 05 August 15:03
Those working at the corporation who earn less than £50,000 will see their pay increase by £800, and journalists earning more than that by £650.
By 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 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 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 PA Mediapoint 18 July 17:49
Journalists and technicians had been due to walkout next Wednesday for 12 hours.
By Dominic Ponsford 15 July 16:49
Around 3,000 BBC journalists who are members of the National Union of Journalists are said to hold a 24-hour strike for the whole of next Wednesday, 23 July, coinciding with the opening of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
By William Turvill 09 July 10:06
After 16 years at the radio station, Derbyshire has described the news and current affairs slot – which will include interviews, discussion and debate – as “the TV programme I’ve always wanted to make”.

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