BBC

By PA Mediapoint | 04 May 2016
Former BBC Trust chairman Chris Patten has spoken out in defence of the "besieged" BBC as the Government prepares to publish a White Paper on the corporation's future.
By Dominic Ponsford | 03 May 2016
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 Apr 2016
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 Apr 2016
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 | 26 Apr 2016
The latest in a series of Sun stories about the behaviour of BBC Top Gear host and Radio 2 DJ Chris Evans has led the BBC to accuse the tabloid of printing "unfounded nonsense".
By Dominic Ponsford | 25 Apr 2016
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 PA Mediapoint | 21 Apr 2016
Johnston Press boss Ashley Highfield says regional media groups and the BBC have agreed in principle a new partnership - but talks are at a "crunch point".
By Dominic Ponsford | 11 Apr 2016
Journalists at the BBC are discussing strike action over cuts to their expenses which include a reduction in the evening meal allowance for those working long shifts.
By Dominic Ponsford | 03 Apr 2016
The BBC and The Guardian last night published details of investigation into 11 million documents leaked from a Panama law firm.
By John Reynolds | 29 Mar 2016
Local newspaper groups want the BBC to pay for 364 newspaper reporters to cover court and council reporting, The Times reports.
By Dominic Ponsford | 23 Mar 2016
Guardian chief political correspondent Nicholas Watt has been made Newsnight political editor.
By Dominic Ponsford | 17 Mar 2016
Cliff Michelmore, who was one of BBC television and radio's leading figures for decades, has died aged 96.
By PA Mediapoint | 15 Mar 2016
The Radio Times has accused the Department for Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) of not taking its readers' views on the future of the BBC into consideration.
By John Reynolds | 11 Mar 2016

The editor of Country Life has urged the BBC not give in to the "bullying badger lobby" after complaints following a documentary the corporation aired about his title.

By Dominic Ponsford | 09 Mar 2016
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 Mar 2016
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 John Reynolds | 04 Mar 2016
Sir Cliff Richard has sent the BBC a legal letter after the corporation’s News at Six broadcast archive footage of him with Jimmy Savile on Top of the Pops, according to a report.
By PA Mediapoint | 03 Mar 2016
BBC charter renewal is being used by the Government to diminish the broadcaster and boost its competitors, Labour has claimed.
By Dominic Ponsford | 03 Mar 2016
The BBC is under attack on different fronts today from The Sun and The Telegraph.
By John Reynolds | 02 Mar 2016
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.

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