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BBC chairman criticises Emily Maitlis’ Newsnight comments on Dominic Cummings
Richard Sharp made remarks on coverage of lockdown drive while setting out his blueprint for improving broadcaster

Nadeem Badshah

03, Dec, 2022 @11:14 PM

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‘Government in death spiral’: broadcasters’ remarks on an extraordinary day in UK politics
Flagship news programmes faced impossible task of distilling day’s events into succinct and punchy curtain raiser

Jamie Grierson

20, Oct, 2022 @8:51 AM

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Jeremy Paxman got Parkinson’s diagnosis after doctor saw him on TV
Doctor noticed presenter’s face had ‘Parkinson’s mark’ when watching University Challenge, Paxman reveals

Jamie Grierson

04, Oct, 2022 @5:00 AM

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The News Agents review – how Maitlis and Sopel will use their post-BBC freedom remains to be seen
Now that Global’s big-money signings can say whatever they want, they seemed to have trouble deciding which of their torrentially liberated opinions to express

Mark Lawson

30, Aug, 2022 @7:30 PM

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David Dimbleby criticises Emily Maitlis over Cummings ‘polemic’
Veteran broadcaster says monologue about Dominic Cummings’ lockdown breach should have been phrased as questions

Gemma McSherry

27, Aug, 2022 @11:54 AM

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When an agent of the Tory party decides the BBC’s ‘bias’, it’s a huge problem | Emily Maitlis
All too often, news media are primed to back down, even apologise, to prove how fair they are. That can be exploited, says journalist Emily Maitlis

Emily Maitlis

25, Aug, 2022 @12:22 PM

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Emily Maitlis says ‘active Tory party agent’ shaping BBC news output
Former Newsnight presenter says former No 10 communications chief Sir Robbie Gibb on board acting as ‘arbiter of impartiality’

Jim Waterson Media editor

24, Aug, 2022 @6:00 PM

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Emily Maitlis and Jon Sopel: ‘Risk, jeopardy, challenge. Whatever you want to call it we’ve got it’
Next week the former BBC stars launch The News Agents, their new daily podcast for Global. They talk about impartiality, making their TikTok debut – and how they drive each other mad

Rachel Cooke

21, Aug, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Prince Andrew’s Newsnight interview to be the subject of a new film
Scoop to tell the behind-the-scenes story of the extraordinary BBC encounter which saw the Duke of York discuss his friendship with Jeffrey Epstein

Catherine Shoard

14, Jul, 2022 @12:38 PM

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Outrageous libel laws protected Jimmy Savile. At last, change is on the cards | Meirion Jones
Moves to rein in lawsuits that protect the rich, powerful and wicked are decades, if not centuries, overdue, says journalist Meirion Jones

Meirion Jones

28, Apr, 2022 @3:30 PM

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Emily Maitlis and Jon Sopel leaving BBC to front new podcast
Newsnight host and outgoing North America editor will join media group Global and also host LBC radio show

Caroline Davies and Jim Waterson

22, Feb, 2022 @1:49 PM

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BBC Newsnight loses editor behind Prince Andrew interview to Channel 4
Esme Wren will head Channel 4 News after three years as Newsnight editor, replacing outgoing Ben De Pear

Jim Waterson Media editor

02, Nov, 2021 @6:03 PM

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