James Harding

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UK among the worst in western Europe for press freedom
Latest global ranking places Britain behind Uruguay, Samoa and Chile for restrictions on reporters

Jim Waterson Media editor

25, Apr, 2018 @12:23 PM

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James Harding's Hugh Cudlipp lecture in full
Full text of speech by former director of BBC news

James Harding

22, Mar, 2018 @1:22 PM

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Who’d want to be the big man or woman at the ‘behemoth’ BBC?
In the face of relentless pressure from the right and disgruntlement from the left, it’s no wonder some of the corporation’s senior staff are restless

Peter Preston

10, Dec, 2017 @7:00 AM

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Ofcom rules rob BBC newsroom of independence
James Harding’s departure form the BBC shows that enforced impartiality over Brexit is squeezing the life out of crisp reporting of the truth

Peter Preston

22, Oct, 2017 @6:00 AM

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What kind of journalism should the BBC do and not do? | Jane Martinson
James Harding’s comments after announcing he is to quit as head of news may suggest the corporation is going through a crisis of confidence

Jane Martinson

15, Oct, 2017 @12:00 PM

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James Harding’s departure shrinks field of players for next BBC boss
Charlotte Moore edges to the front in line of contenders for director general when Tony Hall decides to leave

Peter Preston

15, Oct, 2017 @6:00 AM

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James Harding quits as BBC head of news
Former Times editor had been considered a frontrunner to take over as director general from Tony Hall

Graham Ruddick Media editor

10, Oct, 2017 @3:00 PM

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Three senior BBC execs miss out on new board as Paralympian appointed
No place for James Purnell, James Harding and Charlotte Moore, with Tanni Grey-Thompson made a non-executive director

Jasper Jackson

23, Mar, 2017 @5:13 PM

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A truly balanced view from the BBC: don’t blame us for Brexit | James Harding
Remain supporters have accused the corporation of ‘false balance’ during the referendum campaign, while Leavers complain it has exaggerated the negative impact ever since. The BBC’s director of news responds

James Harding

24, Sep, 2016 @11:05 PM

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Tony Hall to announce BBC management reshuffle
Director general is expected to promote James Purnell, heavily involved in the charter renewal talks with the government

Jane Martinson

05, Jul, 2016 @11:52 PM

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BBC World Service languages boss and diversity champion quits
Hundreds of staff meet to discuss departure of Liliane Landor, who promoted the role of women at the corporation over 26 years

Jane Martinson

16, Jun, 2016 @4:46 PM

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Jewish Chronicle places its leading articles on the back page
Editor claims a first and explains that the innovation is ‘a nod to Hebrew’

Roy Greenslade

02, Jun, 2016 @6:57 AM

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