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Government announces £85m extra funding for BBC World Service, 'one of our best sources of global influence'By PA Mediapoint | 24 Nov 2015
The Government has announced £85m extra funding for the BBC World Service to help "uphold global democracy".
By PA Mediapoint | 23 Nov 2015
Tony Hall is to become the first director general of the BBC to argue for full external regulation.
Ashley Highfield rejects BBC plan for 100 public service reporters - but would welcome 'commissioning' modelBy PA Mediapoint | 19 Nov 2015
Ashley Highfield, the chief executive of Johnson Press, said he had been in discussion with the broadcaster about a "commissioning" model where it paid for their news and pictures to use on its platforms.
By William Turvill | 18 Nov 2015
BBC News is facing a £5m budget cut after the corporation today set out plans to make savings of £150m.
By PA Mediapoint and Press Gazette | 18 Nov 2015
According to The Guardian, it will announce a "significant chunk" of cuts this morning, amounting to £35m.
By Dominic Ponsford | 05 Nov 2015
Former BBC Breakfast presenter Sian Williams is the new face of Channel 5's flagship evening news programme, 5 News at 5.
Trinity Mirror chief: 'No democratic deficit' in local news and he doesn't want more BBC reporters in regionsBy William Turvill | 05 Nov 2015
Speaking on Radio 4’s Media Show, Simon Fox said Trinity Mirror does want “want different help, but we don’t want that help” from the corporation.
By PA Mediapoint | 03 Nov 2015
Radio 4 Today presenter John Humphrys said his former colleague, who had cancer, was "one of the great radio newsreaders".
BBC says 'troubling' Terrorism Act did not allow it to argue against giving reporter's laptop to policeBy William Turvill | 30 Oct 2015
The BBC has condemned the Terrorism Act for not allowing it to mount a freedom of speech defence after police applied for a reporter's laptop.
By William Turvill | 29 Oct 2015
The BBC did not contest the police application for its reporter's laptop, Press Gazette has learned.
By PA Mediapoint | 29 Oct 2015
Secunder Kermani, who has interviewed British-born jihadis and so-called Islamic State fighters, was forced by officers to hand over the laptop after they secured an order from a judge.
John Whittingdale: Press 'entitled to express concern' over BBC producing newspaper-style content onlineBy PA Mediapoint | 27 Oct 2015
During a debate on the future of the corporation on Radio 4's Media Show, he said: "Newspapers are entitled to be concerned.
By William Turvill | 26 Oct 2015
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.
By Dominic Ponsford | 26 Oct 2015
Regional press trade body the News Media Association is currently in talks about how the BBC can share resources with local newspapers.
Media baron 'dark forces' want to diminish BBC says MP as 192,000 respond to Government consultationBy PA Mediapoint | 23 Oct 2015
Ministers have been warned "dark forces" are threatening the BBC, as the Government said it has received 192,000 comments about the broadcaster's future.
By PA Mediapoint | 22 Oct 2015
Jacqueline Anne Sutton, known as Jacky, was found in a toilet at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport on Saturday night after flying from London.
By PA Mediapoint | 21 Oct 2015
MPs were told that £35m from the EU is put into an offshoot unit that provides broadcasting training in volatile overseas states and other money is "occasionally available".
BBC staff facing packed lunches, sobriety and second-class train travel under a new expenses scheme proposalBy William Turvill | 20 Oct 2015
BBC staff are facing the prospect of packed lunches, sobriety and second-class train travel under a new expenses policy proposal.
Fairhead: BBC must work with local press to fill 'democratic deficit' but quotas to buy-in content 'difficult'By Dominic Ponsford | 19 Oct 2015
BBC Trust chair Rona Fairhead has said it is “difficult” to see how the corporation could buy local news from the regional press in a quota system.
By William Turvill | 19 Oct 2015
Speaking at the Society of Editors conference in London this morning, Whittingdale said: "The BBC is not the cause of the problems facing local newspapers. But it has not helped."