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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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‘God knows how we got on air!’ 40 glorious, disastrous years of breakfast TV
It all started with one man in a velour V-neck. But thanks to the Green Goddess, Roland Rat, Parki and Anne and Nick, British breakfast TV became legendary. Stars recall four decades of early-morning highs, lows and record-breaking snogs

Benjie Goodhart

16, Jan, 2023 @1:03 PM

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Barbara Walters, pioneering US TV news anchor, dies at 93
First female network news anchor in US achieved a celebrity status on par with the rulers, royalty and entertainers she interviewed

Edward Helmore in New York

31, Dec, 2022 @7:21 PM

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Sexy khakis and giant graphics: how US TV pundits spent election night
The midterms brought less drama than expected, but anchors had to fill the airwaves with something

Alaina Demopoulos

09, Nov, 2022 @7:19 AM

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Ofcom criticises BBC reporting of antisemitic attack on party bus
‘Significant editorial failings’ in news coverage of abuse of about 40 Jewish people by group of men in London

Mark Sweney

07, Nov, 2022 @3:04 PM

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‘This is still happening today’: the story of an abused wife accused of murder
A sensitive new docuseries considers the case of Sally McNeil, a woman who killed her violent husband in self-defense

Adrian Horton

02, Nov, 2022 @6:06 AM

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GB News faces second Ofcom inquiry into Covid vaccine coverage
Investigation by media regulator follows interview with author Naomi Wolf on show subject to previous complaints

Jim Waterson Media editor

12, Oct, 2022 @1:05 PM

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John Cleese to host GB News show as he rails against ‘cancel culture’
Monty Python star says he will talk on TV channel about ‘important information that gets censored’

Jim Waterson Media editor

10, Oct, 2022 @10:49 AM

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‘The cultural memory of the UK’: unearthing the hidden treasures of the BBC archive
For years the corporation has been digitising its vast reserve of content, turning up lost footage of everyone from General Eisenhower to Victoria Wood. Meet the team bringing a century of footage back to life

Simon Usborne

08, Oct, 2022 @10:55 AM

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The week in TV: The Great British Bake Off; the death of Queen Elizabeth II; Frozen Planet II; The Serpent Queen
Mini sponges provide solace in the most momentous of weeks, while David Attenborough and nature’s melting wonders prove equally precious

Barbara Ellen

18, Sep, 2022 @8:30 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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Broken and distrusting: why Americans are pulling away from the daily news
A Reuters Institute survey found that a rising number of people are avoiding the news or just don’t believe it

Chris McGreal in New York

17, Jul, 2022 @6:00 AM

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