BBC

By William Turvill | 21 May 2015
The BBC claims to reach a record 308m people a week across the world after changing the way it counts its audience.
By William Turvill | 20 May 2015
Jeremy Paxman has said he asks everybody if they are “okay” after his interviews - and not just Ed Miliband. (Picture: Reuters)
By Dominic Ponsford | 18 May 2015
A BBC reporter has revealed how he was arrested and detained by security officials whilst on a press trip to Qatar.
By Katie Avis-Riordan | 15 May 2015
Editor of the weekly Banbury Guardian has revealed he will be leaving less than a month after taking on added responsibilities to take up a position at the BBC in July.
By William Turvill | 13 May 2015
Senior Labour PR executive Tom Baldwin has claimed the Conservative Party threatened the BBC over its election coverage with “what would happen afterwards’ if they did not do as they were told and fall into line”.
By William Turvill and Press Association | 12 May 2015
Fears that the new Conservative Government will seek to radically overhaul the way the BBC is funded and governed have been put down to "over-excitement" by Business Secretary Sajid Javid.
By William Turvill | 12 May 2015
The Daily Mail marked the appointment of John Whittingdale as Culture Secretary by telling the BBC: “Watch out, Auntie!”
By William Turvill | 11 May 2015
John Whittingdale (pictured, Reuters), the Conservative chair of the Commons Culture, Media and Sport Committee, has been appointed as the new Culture Secretary. He replaces Sajid Javid, who has moved to become Business Secretary after more than a year in the job.
By William Turvill | 05 May 2015
Newspapers and magazines are the most popular source of news for politicians, according to a new survey.
By William Turvill and Press Association | 05 May 2015
Nigel Farage has backtracked on a proposal to "exterminate" Doctor Who, instead saying Newsnight should be "put out to grass".
By William Turvill and Press Association | 01 May 2015
The BBC would lose funding and influence with UKIP in power, Nigel Farage has said.
By William Turvill and Press Association | 28 Apr 2015
Shortly after he departed, to be replaced by Evan Davis, Paxman said that Newsnight is "made by 13-year-olds".
By Samuel Osborne | 27 Apr 2015
Victoria Derbyshire has described website traffic to her new daily BBC discussion show as "astonishing", despite reports that the broadcast version has achieved a "zero rating" according to The Guardian.
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)
By 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.
By 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.

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