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By William Turvill | 21 Apr 2015
Following successful pilots in West Yorkshire and the North East, the BBC Local Live stream is to be taken to Birmingham (pictured) and will be used across the country by mid-2016, according to the corporation.
By William Turvill | 21 Apr 2015
The SNP and Plaid Cymru have called for Scotland and Wales to have a greater share of BBC resources in their 2015 election manifestos.(Picture: Leaders' debate, Reuters)
Paddy Ashdown accuses BBC of misrepresenting Lib Dems by reporting Nick Clegg opted out of TV debateBy PA Media Lawyer | 20 Apr 2015
Liberal Democrat election campaign chief Paddy Ashdown has written to the BBC to complain it misrepresented the party's position by reporting that Nick Clegg opted out of last week's TV debate. (Picture: Ashown and Clegg, Reuters)
By Matthew Gilley | 17 Apr 2015
The Liberal Democrats have complained about their exclusion from last night’s BBC debate, saying they were “not invited”.
By Dominic Ponsford | 16 Apr 2015
The BBC is to begin allowing paid product placement in programmes on its BBC World News international TV channel.
Ten ways for investigative journalists to check their facts when using search engines and social mediaBy Matthew Gilley | 16 Apr 2015
A new book about online research techniques - The Verification Handbook for Investigative Reporting - was released yesterday.
By William Turvill | 15 Apr 2015
The Daily Mail has become the BBC's newspaper of choice, with the corporation cutting down on copies of The Guardian, new figures show.
George Osborne warns BBC against 'suffocating local news' and Times accuses corporation of 'website imperialism'By William Turvill | 14 Apr 2015
Chancellor George Osborne (pictured, Reuters) has signalled that he favours the handover of BBC regulation from the BBC Trust to independent watchdog Ofcom.
By William Turvill | 13 Apr 2015
The Labour Party has today pledged “implementation of the recommendations of the Leveson Inquiry” in its 2015 election manifesto.
'In an interview there should be no escape': Eight tips from Paxman on how to interview a politicianBy William Turvill | 07 Apr 2015
Jeremy Paxman believes leader debates allow politicians to not answer questions from the public properly.
South West News Service has won significant political support in its campaign to ensure the BBC commit to a quota system in a bid to reinvigorate and expand the quality and reach of local news coverage .
By Robert Griffiths | 01 Apr 2015
BBC Minute will also be distributed via partnerships with radio music stations around the world, and will be available to download on iTunes.
BBC breached Ofcom code by broadcasting 'highly distressing' 999 call from woman moments before her murderBy PA Mediapoint | 31 Mar 2015
Viewers heard the call, made by Lucy Lee shortly before she was shot dead by her mother's partner at a puppy breeding farm, when it was played on the 1pm and 6pm news bulletins.
Andrew Marr: Questioning from 'tortured, angry' Jeremy Paxman no replacement for Cameron-Miliband debateBy William Turvill | 30 Mar 2015
BBC presenter Andrew Marr believes Jeremy Paxman interviewing David Cameron and Ed Miliband in last week’s election programme was “not a good replacement” for a head-to-head debate.
BBC editor reveals record news traffic of 23m yesterday - citing One Direction and Germanwings storiesBy William Turvill | 27 Mar 2015
Speaking at the London School Economics’ Polis Journalism Conference, Jamie Angus revealed that 23m people across the UK and beyond visited the BBC News site on 26 March.
By William Turvill | 27 Mar 2015
Last week, Prime Minister David Cameron told the corporation’s James Landale that he would not serve a third term in power, leading to numerous front page newspaper stories.
By Dominic Ponsford | 25 Mar 2015
The BBC yesterday became the latest news organisation to redesign its website for mobile.
BBC monitored 37 staff emails as part of five leak probes - but rejects FoI for more info for fear of identifying targetsBy William Turvill | 13 Mar 2015
The corporation was accused of treating staff like "the enemy" after Press Gazette revealed in January that 148 staff email accounts were "accessed" or "monitored" in 2013 and 2014.
Michael Grade: Broadcasters are 'playing politics' and breaching impartiality rules with debate threatsBy PA Mediapoint | 11 Mar 2015
A former chairman of the BBC and ITV has accused channel bosses of breaching impartiality rules by threatening to stage election debates without David Cameron.
By William Turvill | 10 Mar 2015
Referees and linesmen come under intense scrutiny from the media over their decisions in football matches up and down the country each week. (Picture: Shutterstock)