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By PA Mediapoint | 02 Sep 2015
Turnbull confirmed the news on Twitter after a story appeared in the Daily Mirror, saying: "He's right, you know."
Newspaper industry urges BBC to co-operate rather than compete as its seeks to influence charter renewalBy Dominic Ponsford | 02 Sep 2015
Leading newspaper publishers have called on the BBC to co-operate with them rather compete as part of a major contribution to the charter renewal debate. The News Media Association has published a 69-page report making the case for the BBC no longer competing with commercial national and local ne
Sturgeon calls for more BBC autonomy in Scotland after 'less than fully informed' referendum coverageBy PA Mediapoint | 28 Aug 2015
Scotland must get a dedicated BBC television channel to counter the often "ill-informed" coverage of London-based journalists who have "totally failed" to cover constitutional change, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has demanded. As a minimum, Sturgeon called for BBC editors ba
By PA Mediapoint | 27 Aug 2015
The BBC is "killing itself", former Crimewatch presenter Nick Ross has said.
Churchill, Eden, Wilson, Thatcher...and now Salmond: Politicans have always sought to control BBC says Nick RobinsonBy Dominic Ponsford | 25 Aug 2015
Today programme presenter Nick Robinson has said that former SNP leader Alex Salmond is just the latest in a long line of politicians who have sought to the control the BBC.
By Dominic Ponsford | 24 Aug 2015
Copies of the long-awaited Smith report into abuse by Jimmy Savile on BBC premises are said to have been circulated among executives at the coporation.
By PA Mediapoint | 21 Aug 2015
Nick Robinson has compared protests against his coverage of the Scottish independence referendum to something out of Vladimir Putin's Russia.
BBC producer loses discrimination claim over sacking following reluctance to broadcast Prince George birth reportBy Dominic Ponsford | 20 Aug 2015
A BBC World Service journalist sacked after he failed to put a report of the birth of Prince George into Sri Lankan news bulletin has lost a tribunal claim for race discrimination.
By Conori Bell-Bhuiyan | 20 Aug 2015
BBC presenter and journalist Victoria Derbyshire has been diagnosed with breast cancer, the BBC reports.
By Dominic Ponsford | 18 Aug 2015
The BBC has broadcast nearly 200 documentaries provided at no cost with many secretly funded by special interests, Ofcom has found. The Ofcom report follows a wide-reaching inquiry which was begun in 2011 after an investigation by The Independent.
By Dominic Ponsford | 17 Aug 2015
The future of the BBC should be decided by the public, rather than politicians with vested interests, the chairman of the broadcaster's governing body has said.
By William Turvill and Press Association | 07 Aug 2015
BBC executive Alan Yentob has admitted to calling Newsnight shortly before it broadcast an investigation into the charity of which he is chairman.
BBC journalist who investigated 'screwed up' police murder inquiry suspects force used RIPA to hunt his sourcesBy William Turvill | 06 Aug 2015
A BBC journalist suspects that Police Scotland snooped on him without judicial approval to try and find his sources while he was investigating the force.
BBC boycotts Rangers after football club imposes 'mystifying' bans on its reporter and Times columnistBy William Turvill | 05 Aug 2015
A Times columnist is "mystified" by bans imposed on him and a BBC reporter by Rangers Football Club. (Picture: Reuters)
By William Turvill | 05 Aug 2015
Malcolm Edwards was jailed in 2007 for six-and-a-half years after being involved in a £51m VAT scam.
By Press Association | 05 Aug 2015
The move loosens restrictions on a news organisation often vilified in local media amid signs of warming diplomatic ties to Britain.
BBC 'failing to meet expectations', says Holyrood minister as Scotland, Wales and North Ireland Charter role agreedBy PA Mediapoint | 05 Aug 2015
Ministers from Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland have joined forces to ensure their administrations are given a formal role in agreeing the new BBC Charter. (Reuters picture shows protestors outside BBC Scotland last September)
Report: BBC's Alan Yentob accused of making 'improper' call to Newsnight ahead of report on charity he chairsBy William Turvill | 04 Aug 2015
Yentob, who is also editor and presenter of BBC programme Imagine, is reported to have phoned Newsnight staff hours before its broadcast on the Kids Company.
By Tony Harcup | 03 Aug 2015
That was the stark warning delivered by Bill Cotton, then in charge of BBC television, after thousands of journalists, technicians and other staff walked out in protest at the banning of a TV documentary about Northern Ireland.
'Truly shocking', 'shameful', 'disgraceful': Interview sparks outrage over BBC's treatment of Savile scoop journalistsBy William Turvill | 31 Jul 2015
Meirion Jones, Newsnight's former head of investigations, told Press Gazette in an interview - published this week - that he felt "everyone involved on the right side of the Savile argument has been forced out of the BBC".