Chris Blackhurst to integrate work of 300 journalists across Independent, Evening Standard and London LiveBy William Turvill 17 June 12:17
Chris Blackhurst’s new group content director role will see him pool together the work of around 300 journalists across The Independent titles, London Evening Standard and soon to be launched television station, London Live.
By Gavriel Hollander 14 June 11:29
The chair of the BBC Trust has warned that services could suffer if the corporation maintains the freeze on its licence fee.
By Ellie Chambers 12 June 17:11
The Chartered Institute of Journalists (CIoJ) and National Union of Journalists (NUJ) have condemned the sudden closure of Greek state broadcaster ERT.
By William Turvill 12 June 15:05
Former Channel 4 News editor Jim Gray has been unveiled as new head of BBC TV current affairs and deputy to the head of news programmes.
By Ellie Chambers 12 June 10:55
Employees of suspended Greek state broadcaster ERT have refused to leave its Athens headquarters and are continuing to broadcast via a live webstream.
By Gavriel Hollander 12 June 10:29
Former BBC director general Mark Thompson will face MPs again as early as next month after he was accused of misleading a Commons committee.
By William Turvill 11 June 15:17
Art critic Brian Sewell has bemoaned the state of religious coverage on television, criticising “mediocre” staffing.
By Gavriel Hollander 11 June 12:53
The BBC could face a mass walk-out later this summer after the National Union of Journalists called on its members to strike over an ‘insulting’ pay deal.
By PA Medialawyer and Press Gazette 11 June 8:47
Former BBC Director General Mark Thompson has been accused of misleading MPs over the failure of its £100 million Digital Media Initiative (DMI).
By Gavriel Hollander 04 June 13:09
The BBC Trust has said the corporation’s coverage of Orange Order parades in Northern Ireland last year did not breach editorial guidelines.
By William Turvill 04 June 8:34
Channel 4 News chief correspondent Alex Thomson believes the post-Leveson environment is affecting broadcast journalism as well as newspapers.
By Gavriel Hollander 03 June 9:07
The chair of the Parliamentary Labour Party has said the press is deliberately targeting politicians in sting operations because of a so-called “Leveson agenda”.
By William Turvill 29 May 14:15
According to some, one of the first rules of journalism is to never become the story. Clearly no one ever told Channel 4 News chief correspondent Alex Thomson that.
By William Turvill 29 May 12:33
A think tank report has questioned the BBC’s impartiality, criticising it for “pro-immigration”.
By Gavriel Hollander 29 May 10:17
Free speech campaigners have said Theresa May has over-reacted by calling for a TV ban on “hate preachers” following the murder of a soldier in Woolwich.
By Dominic Ponsford 28 May 15:12
Two former Newsnight staffers were vindicated by their peers this week for a story that nearly never saw the light of day.
By Gavriel Hollander 24 May 13:13
The National Union of Journalists has condemned the BBC for wasting “vast sums of public money on hopeless projects” after it announced it was writing off £98.4 million spent on the Digital Media Initiative.
By Gavriel Hollander 24 May 7:45
News organisations have defended their decisions to broadcast controversial video footage shot in the immediate aftermath of the Woolwich terror attack.
By William Turvill 23 May 18:03
One of the big surprises at last week’s Bafta Awards was that Mark Williams-Thomas did not win the current affairs category for his ITV Exposure documentary on Jimmy Savile.
By Gavriel Hollander 23 May 9:32
The BBC has increased its pay offer to its lowest-earning staff but the improved deal looks unlikely to prevent industrial action.