Television

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.
By Press Gazette 23 February 13:01
David Cameron and Ed Miliband will be pitched in a head-to-head live televised debate exactly a week before the 7 May general election, if the TV showdowns go ahead, it has been announced.
By William Turvill 23 February 9:39
The newspaper’s front page story was described as the “perfect response” for the Telegraph after last week coming under fire over allegations that its editorial coverage of HSBC was compromised by its commercial wing.
By Albert Olaoye 19 February 15:14
STV has announced plans to increase news and sport coverage by extending the hours of its local TV channels covering Glasgow and Edinburgh.
By PA Media Lawyer 19 February 10:01
Sky News journalist Martin Brunt has been called to give evidence at the inquest next month into the death last October of 63-year-old mother-of-two Brenda Leyland.
By Dominic Ponsford 19 February 8:31
The judges gave a special award to the three Al Jazeera journalists held by Egypt, Peter Greste, Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed. Greste attended the London dinner to accept the award in person.
By PA Media Lawyer 17 February 9:14
The Metropolitan Police complained about a section of the programme featuring a reporter interviewing members of the public about the issue.
By Press Gazette 10 February 8:58
A new propaganda video by Islamic State featuring British photojournalist John Cantlie, in which he says it is the "last film in this series", has appeared online.
By William Turvill 06 February 9:58
The Information Commissioner's Office has ruled that the BBC does not have to disclose how on-screen staff are recruited.
By Emilio Casalicchio 03 February 9:56
Swiss Police questioned three BBC journalists for using a drone in a high-security no-fly zone at the World Economic Forum in Davos last month.
By PA Mediapoint 02 February 8:06
A freed Al Jazeera English reporter and his family have called on Egypt to release his two colleagues who remain behind bars, in a case widely condemned as a sham by human rights groups.
By PA Mediapoint 30 January 12:18
The plan was apparently hatched by a small group of backbenchers who were unhappy that the television crew were being allowed to film in the chamber.
By Emilio Casalicchio 30 January 10:28
Richard's home was searched last August by South Yorkshire Police investigating allegations of historic sex abuse, which the singer has dismissed as "completely false".
By William Turvill 29 January 12:36
Paul McNamara (right) and Guy Basnett (left) formerly worked as defence editor and deputy features editor respectively of the News of the World before it closed down in the summer of 2011.
By William Turvill 28 January 14:00
BBC News should seek to improve its local news coverage as regional newspaper coverage diminishes, a report commissioned by the corporation has found.
By William Turvill 28 January 9:33
The corporation last week announced plans for a new programme hosted by Victoria Derbyshire, whose Radio 5 Live programme was axed over the summer.
By William Turvill 27 January 15:03
London Live is set to cut around a third of its staff, 20 jobs.
By Emilio Casalicchio 26 January 16:58
Former editor of Take a Break magazine John Dale would like to see others follow his example by launching constituency-wide TV channels in the run-up to the May 2015 general election.
By Emilio Casalicchio 26 January 11:44
Of those voting, members of the NUJ voted 85 per cent in favour of moving to a ballot for strike action, members of Bectu voted 86 per cent in favour and members of Unite 78 per cent in favour.
By William Turvill 23 January 10:11
Bullying, poor management and unfair recruitment processes have been highlighted as areas of "real concern" at the BBC following a staff survey.

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