Press Gazette: Has the appointment process for 23 senior BBC journalists been open and fair? BBC: We're not telling youBy William Turvill 01 September 8:51
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 September 8:16
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 William Turvill 27 August 15:02
Kachroo, who in recent months has worked on the death of Nelson Mandela, interviewed Robert Mugabe and covered the Oscar Pistorious trial, replaces Lucy Manning, who moved to the BBC earlier this summer to become a special correspondent.
By Stewart Purvis 26 August 14:47
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. Last week he warned his staff around the world, who are expecting job cuts: “We are going to do less and have to do it with less”.
Mark Williams-Thomas: Without Savile exposure, Harris and Clifford victims would never have come forwardBy William Turvill 26 August 12:51
It may be two years since Mark Williams-Thomas exposed both sex attack allegations against Jimmy Savile and a BBC cover-up with his ITV Exposure documentary.
BBC head of newsroom defends Cliff Richard scoop: 'We pursued it. We pinned it down...We reported it accurately'By Dominic Ponsford 26 August 12:10
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.
Adam Boulton-fronted 'serious' and 'high production' Sky News Tonight to go up against Channel 4 News from 1 SeptBy Press Gazette 26 August 11:11
Sky News is launching a new two-hour weekday evening news show hosted by former political editor Adam Boulton and Sarah Hewson.
BBC director general Tony Hall says journalists acted 'appropriately' in coverage of Cliff Richard raidBy Press Gazette 21 August 16:30
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.
By Press Gazette 11 August 11:21
The BBC's long-serving world affairs correspondent John Simpson has described the corporation as "grotesquely managed".
By William Turvill 05 August 15:03
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.
Eddie Mair pleased after Newsnight's Evan Davis appointment brings end to 'months of tedious speculation'By Press Gazette 29 July 9:39
Radio 4's Today programme presenter Davis was unveiled as Jeremy Paxman's replacement on the BBC2 programme earlier this month - on the same day the BBC annual report was released.
BBC remains tight-lipped over recruitment process for 23 high-profile journalists - citing data protection in FOI rejectionBy William Turvill 29 July 9:07
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 July 8:18
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.
By William Turvill 28 July 9:17
Last week it emerged that the Evgeny Lebedev-owned channel had applied to Ofcom to reduce the number of hours of peak-time local programming to one from three and a half.
Convicted in absentia, sentenced to ten years in Egypt prison: British Al Jazeera journalist tells of 'burning sense of injustice'By William Turvill 28 July 8:20
Dominic Kane, 41, who worked at the BBC for 11 years prior to joining Al Jazeera in 2012, was sentenced to ten years in jail last month along with British colleague Sue Turton and Dutch journalist Rena Netjes.
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 July 8:19
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 with the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood sparked international outrage.
By Dominic Ponsford 24 July 9:46
A freelance British reporter working for the TV channel Russia Today is reported to be missing in Donetsk after covering fighting between the Ukrainian army and pro-Moscow rebels.
Tulisa to tell of 'ruined' year since Sun on Sunday story in BBC documentary following drugs trial collapseBy Press Gazette 23 July 10:14
The singer (pictured, Reuters), 26, told this week, after her trial for allegedly brokering a drugs deal collapsed, how a year of her life had been "ruined".
By PA Media Lawyer 22 July 11:08
David Cameron (pictured, Reuters) said people leafing through victims' belongings and suitcases was "completely inappropriate" and called on the media and pro-Russian separatists to understand they are dealing with "effectively a murder scene".
'If there was someone to apologise to in person, I would': Sky News reporter explains MH17 bag rummagingBy William Turvill 22 July 8:24
Colin Brazier has criticised reports of the incident that didn’t recognise his instant apology – "we shouldn't be doing this … this is a mistake" – instead being “determined to see what I did as a powerful example of journalistic vulturism”.