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By William Turvill | 01 Sep 2014
Horrocks (pictured, Reuters), who has worked at the BBC for 33 years, has announced he will be leaving the corporation in the new year.
Press Gazette: Has the appointment process for 23 senior BBC journalists been open and fair? BBC: We're not telling youBy William Turvill | 01 Sep 2014
The BBC’s senior compliance officer has backed his team’s decision not to disclose details about the recruitment of 23 high-profile journalists. The corporation came under fire in June when it appeared to indicate that two external recruits had been taken on through a closed process.
By PA Mediapoint | 01 Sep 2014
The BBC reported on its website that Rona Fairhead had been appointed to the role, and in doing so would become the first woman to chair the BBC Trust.
By Axegrinder | 27 Aug 2014
Last summer, Axegrinder was surprised to see terms such as ‘Fleet Street’, ‘press conference’ and ‘spokesperson’ banned in the BBC style guide.
By William Turvill | 27 Aug 2014
Google has removed links to more than 30 stories from the BBC, Telegraph and Mail websites, the publishers have revealed.
By Stewart Purvis | 26 Aug 2014
If there was an annual award for ‘The most (apparently) honest statement by a broadcast news executive’ then Jeff Zucker, president of CNN, would have to be a front runner.
BBC head of newsroom defends Cliff Richard scoop: 'We pursued it. We pinned it down...We reported it accurately'By Dominic Ponsford | 26 Aug 2014
Head of the BBC newsoom Mary Hockaday has defended the way the BBC covered the search of the home of pop singer Cliff Richard. South Yorkshire Police has revealed that it tipped off the BBC in advance of the raid in Sunningdale, Berkshire, after being contacted by a reporter some weeks ago.
By PA Mediapoint | 22 Aug 2014
The BBC has been accused of a "cover up" over its role in the police raid on Sir Cliff Richard's flat following sexual assault allegations.
BBC director general Tony Hall says journalists acted 'appropriately' in coverage of Cliff Richard raidBy Press Gazette | 21 Aug 2014
BBC journalists "acted appropriately" in their coverage of the police raid on Sir Cliff Richard's flat following sexual assault allegations, corporation Director General Tony Hall said today.
BBC Middle East editor Jeremy Bowen says 'massive salaries' at top of BBC cause 'a lot of resentment'By Press Gazette | 21 Aug 2014
Bumper pay packets handed out to BBC executives have caused "massive damage" to the corporation, according to its Middle East editor Jeremy Bowen.
By Press Gazette | 18 Aug 2014
The director general of the BBC and the head of South Yorkshire Police face questions from MPs over the leak row surrounding the search of Sir Cliff Richard's home.
By Dominic Ponsford | 18 Aug 2014
South Yorkshire police has “clarified” its position admitting now that it did tip off the BBC about the raid on Sir Cliff Richard’s Berkshire home last Thursday.
By William Turvill | 05 Aug 2014
The interview with Artem Loskutov, on bbcrussian.com, was first broadcast on 31 July as part of BBSeva, a current affairs programme with a focus on arts and culture.
By William Turvill | 05 Aug 2014
Those working at the corporation who earn less than £50,000 will see their pay increase by £800, and journalists earning more than that by £650.
NUJ and Bectu to ballot members for strike action over planned job cuts across BBC News and World ServiceBy William Turvill | 30 Jul 2014
Head of BBC News James Harding earlier this month announced that 415 jobs were to be lost across his division. He said 500 people working for BBC News and the World Service would be affected and that 266 new posts would be created.
BBC remains tight-lipped over recruitment process for 23 high-profile journalists - citing data protection in FOI rejectionBy William Turvill | 29 Jul 2014
The corporation came under fire last month when Press Gazette asked the corporation whether ITV News’s Lucy Manning and ITN’s Ed Campbell has been taken on after competitive interviews.
By Press Association | 29 Jul 2014
The London 2012 supremo, who is chairman of the British Olympic Association, was reportedly the Government's preferred candidate for the role but told the Daily Mail he did not have the "capacity" for the job.
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.