Television

By Press Gazette 10 April 8:22
The BBC was "far too complacent" in its handling of a major new digital production system which was scrapped at the cost of almost £100m of licence fee-payers' money, according to a powerful backbench committee.
By Press Gazette 08 April 8:20
BBC journalists in London have demonstrated outside Broadcasting House and held a minute's silence in support of the Al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste who has been imprisoned in Egypt without trial for 100 days.
By Dominic Ponsford 07 April 15:28
Channel 4 investigative journalism series Dispatches has provided ample evidence of the fact that journalism can make a difference over the last year or so.
By Press Gazette 03 April 15:09
The BBC is set to appoint a permanent head for its College of Journalism, after senior BBC journalist Jonathan Baker announced he is leaving the broadcaster in the coming weeks.
By Press Gazette 02 April 10:01
Former chairman of the BBC, Lord Grade, has warned that the removal of a compulsory payment for its services would sound the "death knell" for public service broadcasting.
By Press Gazette 02 April 7:31
A report from MPs has accused the BBC of helping to keep the public confused about climate change. Members of the Science and Technology Committee also took the Government to task for failing to communicate climate science effectively enough.
By Press Gazette 01 April 14:07
The director-general of the BBC and the chairman of the BBC Trust are to be questioned by the Welsh Assembly for the first time.
By Dominic Ponsford 01 April 11:15
The BBC is facing an investigation by the Information Commissioner after a journalist ‘whisteblower’ leaked documents from a Panorama probe into Tower Hamlets mayor Lutfur Rahman to the mayor himself.
By Press Gazette 01 April 9:36
An Egyptian court has again denied bail to three Al-Jazeera journalists who have spent almost 100 days in jail since their arrest on charges of spreading false news and aiding the Muslim Brotherhood.
By Press Gazette 01 April 9:27
Nottingham is to become the fourth town in the UK to have a local television channel on Freeview channel 8 - with the consortium involved announcing a 27 May launch date at 4pm.
By Dominic Ponsford 31 March 10:20
The Mail on Sunday has condemned the BBC for allowing drug-taking former Co-op bank boss Paul Flowers to "lie repeatedly" and accused the paper of being a "pseudo-facist" purveyor of "fiction" in a Newsnight interview.
By Press Gazette 31 March 9:27
A new local television station for London based in the newsroom of The Independent and Evening Standard goes live this evening - the third local TV channel of its kind to launch in the UK.
By Press Gazette 27 March 14:13
The BBC has axed its long-running arts programme The Review Show just days after director-general Tony Hall pledged to put culture "at the very heart" of the corporation.
By Press Gazette 26 March 13:43
Nick Clegg and Nigel Farage will go head to head tonight in a televised showdown tonight over Britain's future in the European Union.
Lord Lawson pictured at Wimbledon in 2011 (Reuters)
By Dominic Ponsford 26 March 13:27
The author of a 2011 BBC Trust report on impartiality and science coverage has accused BBC News of ‘sticking two fingers up at BBC management’ and failing to act on his findings.
By Press Gazette 26 March 9:24
Plans for a review of the penalties for failure to pay the TV licence have passed a key hurdle in the House of Commons, paving the way for possible decriminalisation.
By Press Gazette 25 March 12:16
Three Al-Jazeera journalists in Egypt will spend at least another week in prison awaiting trial on "unsubstantiated" charges of spreading disinformation and aiding terrorists.
By PA Mediapoint 24 March 16:29
Decriminalising non-payment of the TV licence moved a step closer after Labour backed a review of penalties - saying no-one should be jailed for it.
By Press Gazette 24 March 11:47
Channel 4 leads the shortlist for this year's One World Media Awards, which set out to recognise the best reporting on foreign affairs.
By Dominic Ponsford 24 March 10:15
Newsnight's incoming economics correspondent Duncan Weldon revealed in a blog post on Saturday that he had flirted with far-right politics as a 16-year-old after being questioned about his past by the Mail on Sunday.

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