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Jane Hill and Ben Brown among anchors axed as BBC merges news channels
Insiders say departure of popular BBC News channel presenters – with Martine Croxall also going – could prompt ageism row

Tara Conlan

02, Feb, 2023 @6:15 PM

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Why rumours of BBC Radio 2’s demise might be overstated
Could losing half a million listeners to rivals, plus Vanessa Feltz and Ken Bruce leaving, signal trouble – or that the station is doing something right?

Hannah Verdier

02, Feb, 2023 @3:01 PM

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The Guardian view on economics in the media: poorly communicated, poorly understood | Editorial
Editorial: Economics affects us all, yet is too often treated as an abstract field fenced in by impenetrable rules

Editorial

01, Feb, 2023 @6:43 PM

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A sense of history on Brexit anniversary | Brief letters
Brief letters: Three years on | History lesson | Hooray for Radio 3 | Rees-Mogg’s empty office | Punning headlines | Rewarding HMRC

31, Jan, 2023 @6:24 PM

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Tory peer withdraws ‘racially charged’ comments
Exclusive: Rami Ranger criticised over comments about Pakistani journalists

Aubrey Allegretti and Kiran Stacey

31, Jan, 2023 @6:18 PM

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‘Effectively a tool of Satan’: how the UK authorities were utterly terrified by TV
For decades, politicians feared that breakfast TV would turn Brits into zombies – or that broadcasting might decimate the workforce. This is the story of our long journey to 24-hour television

Mark Lawson

31, Jan, 2023 @4:22 PM

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Bad economics at the BBC enabled Tory austerity and its aftermath – and it knows as much | James Meadway
Too many journalists don’t get ‘basic economics’, an internal review says. Imagine the effect that’s had on UK politics, says James Meadway of the Progressive Economy Forum

James Meadway

31, Jan, 2023 @3:30 PM

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Winner of Mr Blobby eBay auction backs out of £62,000 bid
Noel’s House Party costume originally listed on eBay for £39 by anonymous former BBC employee

Tom Ambrose

30, Jan, 2023 @10:48 PM

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BBC Local staff to vote on strike action over radio overhaul
National Union of Journalists ballots members in response to BBC plan for programme sharing and loss of 48 staff posts

Jamie Grierson

30, Jan, 2023 @6:23 PM

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Firefighters vote for first national strike in 20 years as talks to avert teacher strikes fail – as it happened
Firefighter say government and employers have ten days to avert strike as teaching union says talks produced no breakthrough

Andrew Sparrow

30, Jan, 2023 @6:05 PM

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Head of watchdog recuses himself from BBC chair inquiry
Commissioner for public appointments William Shawcross admits he has met Richard Sharp several times

Aubrey Allegretti Political correspondent

30, Jan, 2023 @5:39 PM

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Tory peer accused of ‘racially charged’ attack on BBC Modi documentary
Exclusive: Rami Ranger faces criticism over ‘deplorable’ comments about Pakistani journalists at the corporation

Aubrey Allegretti and Kiran Stacey

30, Jan, 2023 @12:22 PM

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