Television

By PA Mediapoint 12 September 10:08
Claims by Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond that the Treasury deliberately leaked details of Royal Bank of Scotland's plans to relocate its headquarters to London in the event of a Scottish vote for independence have been rejected by Whitehall's most senior civil servant.
By Dominic Ponsford 11 September 17:37
Journalists at the BBC have decided not to go on strike after management agreed to a freeze on compulsory redundancies and on recruitment.
By William Turvill 09 September 13:47
The BBC's deputy director of news and current affairs Fran Unsworth said her department had already cut £50m without the audience noticing so would be able to cut another £50m.
By Dominic Ponsford 02 September 17:51
The BBC put South Yorkshire Police in "a very difficult position" over a planned search of Sir Cliff Richard's home in connection with a historical sexual offence allegation, chief constable David Crompton told MPs today.
By William Turvill 02 September 9:39
According to the Evening Standard, law firm Taylor Wessing was paid £81,924, and PR Champollion £41,000.
By Press Gazette 02 September 8:36
Force head David Crompton and Lord Tony Hall will face the Home Affairs Select Committee following a row sparked when the BBC broke news of the search of the pop star's Berkshire penthouse.
By William Turvill 01 September 8:51
The BBC’s senior compliance officer has backed his team’s decision not to disclose details about the recruitment of 23 high-profile journalists.
By PA Mediapoint 01 September 8:16
The BBC reported on its website that Rona Fairhead had been appointed to the role, and in doing so would become the first woman to chair the BBC Trust.
By William Turvill 27 August 15:02
Kachroo, who in recent months has worked on the death of Nelson Mandela, interviewed Robert Mugabe and covered the Oscar Pistorious trial, replaces Lucy Manning, who moved to the BBC earlier this summer to become a special correspondent.
By Stewart Purvis 26 August 14:47
If there was an annual award for ‘The most (apparently) honest statement by a broadcast news executive’ then Jeff Zucker, president of CNN, would have to be a front runner. Last week he warned his staff around the world, who are expecting job cuts: “We are going to do less and have to do it with less”.
By William Turvill 26 August 12:51
It may be two years since Mark Williams-Thomas exposed both sex attack allegations against Jimmy Savile and a BBC cover-up with his ITV Exposure documentary.
By Dominic Ponsford 26 August 12:10
Head of the BBC newsoom Mary Hockaday has defended the way the BBC covered the search of the home of pop singer Cliff Richard. South Yorkshire Police has revealed that it tipped off the BBC in advance of the raid in Sunningdale, Berkshire, after being contacted by a reporter some weeks ago.
By Press Gazette 26 August 11:11
Sky News is launching a new two-hour weekday evening news show hosted by former political editor Adam Boulton and Sarah Hewson.
By Press Gazette 21 August 16:30
BBC journalists "acted appropriately" in their coverage of the police raid on Sir Cliff Richard's flat following sexual assault allegations, corporation Director General Tony Hall said today.
By Press Gazette 11 August 11:21
The BBC's long-serving world affairs correspondent John Simpson has described the corporation as "grotesquely managed".
By William Turvill 05 August 15:03
Those working at the corporation who earn less than £50,000 will see their pay increase by £800, and journalists earning more than that by £650.
By Press Gazette 29 July 9:39
Radio 4's Today programme presenter Davis was unveiled as Jeremy Paxman's replacement on the BBC2 programme earlier this month - on the same day the BBC annual report was released.
By William Turvill 29 July 9:07
The corporation came under fire last month when Press Gazette asked the corporation whether ITV News’s Lucy Manning and ITN’s Ed Campbell has been taken on after competitive interviews.
By Press Association 29 July 8:18
The London 2012 supremo, who is chairman of the British Olympic Association, was reportedly the Government's preferred candidate for the role but told the Daily Mail he did not have the "capacity" for the job.
By William Turvill 28 July 9:17
Last week it emerged that the Evgeny Lebedev-owned channel had applied to Ofcom to reduce the number of hours of peak-time local programming to one from three and a half.

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