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”.
By William Turvill 21 July 12:57
The corporation remains the most trusted source of news in the UK, according to the report, “although we are slightly below the levels reached before October 2012 when the crisis broke over coverage of Jimmy Savile and the separate Newsnight child abuse investigation”.
By Press Gazette 21 July 8:18
In the report about the horrific scene, Colin Brazier picked up a toiletry bag and a set of keys from an open suitcase full of the victim's belongings.
By PA Mediapoint 18 July 17:49
Journalists and technicians had been due to walkout next Wednesday for 12 hours.
Russia Today London correspondent resigns in protest at 'disrespect for facts' over Malaysian plane crashBy William Turvill 18 July 13:00
Sara Firth worked at Russia Today over five years, joining the Russian government-funded station in Moscow straight from City University in London.
By Dominic Ponsford 17 July 15:26
Long serving former BBC journalist Robin Lustig has spoken out about plans to merge the editing of Radio 4’s nightly current affairs programme The World Tonight with the Newshour on The World Service.
John Sweeney loses job in cull of all Panorama's staff reporters: 'Management will gain more control'By William Turvill 17 July 15:25
John Sweeney has revealed his office nickname for the past few months has been “dead man walking”, and he was not surprised to have been made redundant by the BBC today.
'It will be a testing time of uncertainty and change': James Harding announces 415 job cuts from BBC NewsBy William Turvill 17 July 10:32
The BBC is to axe 415 jobs in its news division as part of its Delivering Quality First savings scheme.
By Dominic Ponsford 15 July 16:49
Around 3,000 BBC journalists who are members of the National Union of Journalists are said to hold a 24-hour strike for the whole of next Wednesday, 23 July, coinciding with the opening of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
By William Turvill 14 July 9:22
Last week, Lawson, the former chancellor of the exchequer, said he had effectively been banned by the corporation after Today was criticised for airing a discussion in which he argued with the chairman of the Grantham Institute for Climate Change about the causes of last winter’s UK flooding and storms.
Former BBC director general Lord Birt: 'Tell me an organisation which is better managed and better run than the BBC. There isn’t one'By William Turvill 09 July 13:00
Speaking to current director-general Tony Hall at an event celebrating the 60th birthday of BBC television news, Lord Birt (pictured, Reuters) described himself as an “ultra BBC loyalist”.
By William Turvill 09 July 10:06
After 16 years at the radio station, Derbyshire has described the news and current affairs slot – which will include interviews, discussion and debate – as “the TV programme I’ve always wanted to make”.
By Press Gazette 07 July 9:40
The comments by Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi (pictured, Reuters) to editors of Egyptian media outlets were the first public recognition by Egyptian officials that the case had been damaging to the country's relations with the international community.
By William Turvill 07 July 9:37
Pollard also said in an interview that newspapers have a “much better network of stringers and sources”.
By William Turvill 30 June 13:11
In a letter to Culture Secretary Sajid Javid and the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, the organisations said the application process has not “been remotely satisfactory so far”.
100 BBC World Service journalists condemn Egypt for 'retrograde step' following seven-year Al Jazeera sentencesBy William Turvill 30 June 10:44
Al Jazeera Australian correspondent Peter Greste, Canadian-Egyptian acting Cairo bureau chief Mohammed Fahmy, and Egyptian producer Baher Mohammed were found guilty on terrorism-related charges and sentenced last Monday.
By William Turvill 27 June 13:32
Jeremy Paxman has said his former programme, Newsnight, is made by “13-year-olds”.
Stuart Kuttner 'appalled, sorry and ashamed' for phone-hacking at News of the World, but denies 'presiding over' itBy William Turvill 27 June 9:29
But Kuttner, who was cleared of wrongdoing this week when the phone-hacking trial concluded, denied the suggestion he had been “presiding over” the criminality.
'If I didn't have skin like a rhino I might be offended': Why Kay Burley won't let the trolls bring her downBy William Turvill 26 June 9:42
Kay Burley loves her job and thinks journalism is the best career in the world. She tells me this at least half a dozen times in a 25-minute interview.