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Al Jazeera journalist to appeal Egypt conviction: 'This isn't just about those wrongly convicted in our case. This is about press freedom'By Press Gazette | 25 Jul 2014
Peter Greste (pictured, Reuters), Egyptian-Canadian acting bureau chief Mohammed Fahmy and Egyptian producer Baher Mohammed, were arrested in December as part of a crackdown on Islamist supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi. Their sentencing last month on charges stemming from an interview
By Press Gazette | 24 Jul 2014
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.
BBC spent more than £200k on private detectives post-Savile 'to assist in extracting archived emails'By William Turvill | 23 Jul 2014
US firm Kroll and "a number of other third parties" were paid for investigations after the Savile scandal in 2012.
By William Turvill | 21 Jul 2014
Conducted for the BBC by Ipsos MORI in February, the survey’s aim was to gauge “public perceptions of impartiality and trustworthiness of the BBC”.
By William Turvill | 21 Jul 2014
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 Jul 2014
Journalists and technicians had been due to walkout next Wednesday for 12 hours.
By Dominic Ponsford | 17 Jul 2014
Long serving former BBC journalist Robin Lustig has spoken out about plans to merge the editing of Radio 4’s nightly current affairs programme The World Tonight with the Newshour on The World Service.
John Sweeney loses job in cull of all Panorama's staff reporters: 'Management will gain more control'By William Turvill | 17 Jul 2014
John Sweeney has revealed his office nickname for the past few months has been “dead man walking”, and he was not surprised to have been made redundant by the BBC today.
'It will be a testing time of uncertainty and change': James Harding announces 415 job cuts from BBC NewsBy William Turvill | 17 Jul 2014
The BBC is to axe 415 jobs in its news division as part of its Delivering Quality First savings scheme.
By Dominic Ponsford | 15 Jul 2014
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 | 14 Jul 2014
Last week, Lawson, the former chancellor of the exchequer, said he had effectively been banned by the corporation after Today was criticised for airing a discussion in which he argued with the chairman of the Grantham Institute for Climate Change about the causes of last winter’s UK flooding and sto
Former BBC director general Lord Birt: 'Tell me an organisation which is better managed and better run than the BBC. There isn’t one'By William Turvill | 09 Jul 2014
Speaking to current director-general Tony Hall at an event celebrating the 60th birthday of BBC television news, Lord Birt (pictured, Reuters) described himself as an “ultra BBC loyalist”.
By Dominic Ponsford | 09 Jul 2014
Former Chancellor of the Exchequer Lord Lawson believes he has been effectively banned from discussing climate change on the BBC again.
By William Turvill | 07 Jul 2014
Pollard also said in an interview that newspapers have a “much better network of stringers and sources”.
Robert Peston tells how his seven-year-old BBC blog is to be made unsearchable on Google following 'right to be forgotten' rulingBy William Turvill and Press Association | 03 Jul 2014
The corporation's economics editor last night asked why he was being "cast into oblivion" by the search engine after the BBC received an alert saying the 2007 blog about chief executive Stanley O'Neal leaving investment bank Merrill Lynch would not appear in Google searches in Eu
By William Turvill | 02 Jul 2014
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 William Turvill | 30 Jun 2014
In a letter to Culture Secretary Sajid Javid and the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, the organisations said the application process has not “been remotely satisfactory so far”.
By William Turvill | 27 Jun 2014
Jeremy Paxman has said his former programme, Newsnight, is made by “13-year-olds”.
Panorama: Glenn Mulcaire uncovered identities of people on witness protection scheme - but Met took no actionBy Press Gazette | 26 Jun 2014
Glenn Mulcaire accessed the new identities of individuals put under witness protection, but Scotland Yard took no action, it has been claimed.
By Press Gazette | 25 Jun 2014
It left many people bewildered and prompted some to send out messages on Twitter pondering whether the BBC's system had been hacked.