Radio

By Dominic Ponsford 03 May 8:23
Questions have been raised about why the BBC has recruited Sunday Times business editor Dominic O'Connell to join Radio 4's Today programme despite a claimed freeze on external recruits.
By Dominic Ponsford 29 April 11:59
The BBC claims that the total audience for its international services has grown 12 per cent year on year to 348 million.
By PA Mediapoint and Press Gazette 27 April 10:08
The BBC is being "excessively deferential" to the pro-Brexit case because of concerns over the pending renewal of its charter, a Tory former chairman of the broadcaster said.
By Dominic Ponsford 25 April 15:28
Journalists working for the BBC's China service fear that its ability to report freelly will be undermined by moving most key editorial staff to Hong Kong.
By Dominic Ponsford 15 March 9:09
Talksport today launches a sister 24-hour radio station today at the Cheltenham Festival of horse racing.
By Dominic Ponsford 09 March 8:59
BBC director general Tony Hall has revised up the corporation's estimated cost-cutting progoramme by £100m to £800m a year by 2022.
By John Reynolds 08 March 17:46
Iain Lee, the former BBC presenter, said he was “flabbergasted” and he didn’t know what he done “wrong” after the BBC Trust ruled that his on-air clash with a Christian lawyer in which he called her a bigot breached editorial rules.
By PA Mediapoint 03 March 11:41
BBC charter renewal is being used by the Government to diminish the broadcaster and boost its competitors, Labour has claimed.
By John Reynolds 02 March 12:45
Commercial news providers could benefit by more than £8 million a year if the BBC’s online news service curtailed publishing softer news and focused on more in-depth analysis., according to a government-commissioned report.
By Dominic Ponsford 29 February 17:21
BBC head of news James Harding has told staff that he expecting to have to cut £80m a year from the department's budget by 2021.
By William Turvill 16 February 10:10
Broadcast journalists have complained about "incompetent management" and bullying in a Press Gazette survey.
By Dominic Ponsford 04 February 9:39
BBC Radio 4's Today Programme edged back up above 7m readers in the last quarter of 2015 according to RAJAR.
By William Turvill 01 February 8:33
As well as being creative director of the BBC, Yentob was also chairman of trustees at the charity when it came under media scrutiny last summer.
By Dominic Ponsford 11 January 9:57
Radio 4’s Today programme is to expand into video coverage making use of high definition cameras already set up in the studio.
By Dominic Ponsford 08 January 10:02
The BBC is facing questions from two Sun columnists over its reporting of apparent mass coordinated sexual assaults on women in Germany.
By Dominic Ponsford 06 January 9:38

Former SNP leader Alex Salmond has been signed up by radio station LBC to host a weekly half-hour phone-in.

The show will air from 4-4.30pm starting on 13 January.

By PA Mediapoint and Press Gazette 16 December 9:43
Jim Naughtie bowed out of the Today programme after 21 years on the flagship BBC Radio 4 show.
By Jack Fenwick 26 November 13:57
A new study claims to highlight the success of a campaign to increase the number of female experts on news programmes.
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 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.

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