Television

By William Turvill 23 April 10:56
Actor Robert Downey Jr walked out of an interview with Channel 4 News yesterday when his interviewer strayed off the topic of his latest movie, Avengers: Age of Ultron.
By PA Media Lawyer 20 April 10:57
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 April 12:06
The Liberal Democrats have complained about their exclusion from last night’s BBC debate, saying they were “not invited”.
By Dominic Ponsford 16 April 17:03
The BBC is to begin allowing paid product placement in programmes on its BBC World News international TV channel.
By Dominic Ponsford 09 April 14:29
A London-based news agency now has the biggest video news channel in the world on Youtube with more than 1m subscribers.
By PA Media Lawyer 09 April 9:03
The hackers briefly cut transmission of 11 channels belonging to TV5 Monde and took over its websites and social media accounts.
By PA Media Lawyer 08 April 9:03
Families of the hostages of a radical gunman who killed four in a kosher supermarket are suing a French broadcaster over its live coverage of the attack, saying it put the hostages' lives in danger.
By William Turvill 07 April 10:05
Jeremy Paxman believes leader debates allow politicians to not answer questions from the public properly.
Coverage of Cleland Thom's election law ebook
By Cleland Thom 31 March 12:32
The first bout of Dave v Ed on TV last night signaled the unofficial start of the general election campaign. And journalists can look forward two another five weeks on mud-slinging, claim and counter-claim.
By PA Mediapoint 31 March 10:24
Viewers heard the call, made by Lucy Lee shortly before she was shot dead by her mother's partner at a puppy breeding farm, when it was played on the 1pm and 6pm news bulletins.
By William Turvill 30 March 9:12
BBC presenter Andrew Marr believes Jeremy Paxman interviewing David Cameron and Ed Miliband in last week’s election programme was “not a good replacement” for a head-to-head debate.
By William Turvill 27 March 11:22
Last week, Prime Minister David Cameron told the corporation’s James Landale that he would not serve a third term in power, leading to numerous front page newspaper stories.
By PA Mediapoint 23 March 8:54
An inquest in Leicester was told that Brenda Leyland was found dead two days after her involvement in online abuse of Madeleine McCann's parents was exposed by Sky News.
By William Turvill 20 March 12:36

Political website Guido Fawkes has delivered its petition calling on the BBC to bring Jeremy Clarkson back to Top Gear - in a tank.

By PA Mediapoint and Press Gazette 18 March 8:55
Plans for televised election debates have descended into chaos after David Cameron declared he had struck a deal to appear in a single face-off.
By PA Mediapoint 11 March 9:12
A former chairman of the BBC and ITV has accused channel bosses of breaching impartiality rules by threatening to stage election debates without David Cameron.
By PA Media Lawyer 09 March 9:31
Emwazi was named last month and journalists uncovered details about his family life and education in west London.
By PA Mediapoint 04 March 15:50
BBC Trust boss Rona Fairhead has proposed setting up an external regulator with "strong powers" to oversee the corporation.
By PA Mediapoint 02 March 8:36
The 51-year-old journalist, who has led the corporation's Westminster coverage since 2005, needs an operation to remove a bronchial carcinoid tumour from his lung.
By Press Gazette 24 February 8:26
An agreement between the BBC and police which led to a raid on Sir Cliff Richard's home being broadcast live around the world "certainly interfered with his privacy and may well have caused unnecessary distress", according to an independent report.

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