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.
BBC confident half of local radio presenters will be female by end of year after 'demonstrably good progress'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.
BBC deputy head of news Fran Unsworth: We have already cut £50m without the audience noticing a fall in qualityBy 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.
Press Gazette: Has the appointment process for 23 senior BBC journalists been open and fair? BBC: We're not telling youBy 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.
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 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”.
By William Turvill 02 July 9:08
Victoria Derbyshire (pictured), Richard Bacon and Shelagh Fogarty are leaving BBC Radio 5 Live “to explore new ventures both within the BBC and externally”.
By Dominic Ponsford 25 June 13:08
A survey by Ofcom suggests that the internet and apps are as important a source of news as newspapers.
By William Turvill 19 June 11:40
The corporation's estimates show the numbers using its various global news services - including the World Service and BBC World News - have risen by 3.5 per cent in the past year, with big jumps in Russia and Ukraine as people have apparently turned to "trusted" sources.
By William Turvill 16 June 10:00
Javid, who replaced Maria Miller as Culture Secretary in April, told the Andrew Marr Show that the “big technological changes” over the current ten-year Charter will need to be taken into account ahead of any potential changes.
By Dominic Ponsford 13 June 11:51
The producer of The Guardian’s weekly Media Talk podcast today launched a bid to independently fund the programme via by Kickstarter.