Murdoch could have “media power unheard of in British history”
By Joan Bakewell - 11 July 1:00

As the News Corporation takeover of BSkyB hangs in the balance, Joan Bakewell grills Mark Thompson,

Ed Miliband attempts to block BSkyB deal
By Daniel Trilling - 10 July 11:48

The Labour leader calls for a cross-party vote on delaying Murdoch's take-over bid.

It's time for our politicians to stop courting the Sun King
By Mehdi Hasan - 07 July 9:03

A succession of British prime ministers have been in thrall to the Murdoch empire but, with the curr

Exclusive: Mark Thompson on BSkyB and Murdoch
By Sophie Elmhirst - 06 July 18:14

The director general of the BBC speaks to Joan Bakewell in an exclusive interview with the <em>New S

Talent's Tweets restricted by BBC actions
By Scarlett Evans - 04 July 16:59

A new BBC contract clause may be introduced with the aim of preventing Tweets from revealing confide

Hunt backs Rupert Murdoch’s BSkyB takeover bid
By PA Mediapoint and Press Gazette - 30 June 13:11

Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt has agreed new proposals set out by Murdoch.

Paxman and Mason clash over Greece protests
By Dan Hodges - 30 June 12:51

"Oh come on Paul, it was hardly the entire population of Athens on the streets".

John Pilger: Brainwashing the polite, professional and British way
By John Pilger - 23 June 12:06

In Britain as in America, the object of training professionals in everything from banking to the media is to produce a class of “managers” who instinctively muffle dissent — even if no one tells them to do so.

Cameron's hypocrisy on BBC cuts
By George Eaton - 22 June 11:48

BBC cuts are "delicious" for Cameron, except when they're in his constituency.

BBC 'highly concerned' for safety of detained reporter
By Andrew Pugh - 21 June 15:46

"We continue to be highly concerned for Urunboy's safety. He suffers from a serious heart condition

BBC journalism job cuts: New strike vote agreed
By Andrew Pugh - 15 June 15:54

As dialogue between the NUJ and BBC continues, strike action is becoming more likely.

Chris Patten seeks u-turn on World Service cuts
By Dominic Ponsford - 13 June 16:16

BBC Trust chairman believes cuts can be made in other areas to prevent further cuts in their World S

Government now looking at 'bottom-up' approach for Local TV
By Dominic Ponsford - 03 June 18:47

Localism is the focus for new television strategy.

Cheryl Cole will not return to X Factor
By Elizabeth Bonner - 31 May 19:01

This year's judges will include Gary Barlow, Louis Walsh, Kelly Rowland and Tulisa Contostavlos, but

13 years on ITV launches successor to World in Action
By Press Gazette - 27 May 12:40

Exposure series will run alongside Tonight from autumn 2011.

Plan averted to use BBC for 'government messaging'
By Andrew Pugh - 19 May 13:38

Government request to disseminate state messages would have been "serious breach" of editorial indep

600,000 more tune in to Radio 4's Today
By Dominic Ponsford - 12 May 15:21

92 per cent of British adults listen to the radio every week, according to survey.

Sky News spin-off delays BSkyB buyout ruling
By Andrew Pugh - 10 May 18:09

Separate company Newco requires government clearance.

IPCC: 'No attempt to mislead media on Tomlinson death'
By Andrew Pugh - 10 May 14:26

Body admits that inquiry might not have happened were it not for Tomlinson footage.

Pakistan brands international news coverage "illegal"
By Alice Gribbin - 09 May 15:37

Osama bin Laden reporters told they need licence and made to leave Abbottabad.

Alex Crawford moves in Sky bureau shake-up
By Andrew Pugh - 28 April 12:56

Crawford recently reported from Libya during the rebel uprising.

BBC Trust rejects Fifa's Dirty Secrets complaint
By Andrew Pugh - 28 April 12:54

Complaint that BBC documentary affected England's chances of hosting the 2018 Fifa World Cup is reje

Mark Thompson blames salary cuts for difficulty filling senior BBC roles
By Alice Gribbin - 28 April 12:42

Salary over £300,000 not enough to tempt director position applicants.

Daily Mail defends use of 'sleazy' X-Factor photos
By Andrew Pugh - 26 April 14:40

Newspaper defends their choice of photos after criticism from Ofcom.

BBC's Andrew Marr drops 'embarrassing' gagging order
By Andrew Pugh - 26 April 13:09

Privacy injunction in 2008 barred reporting of Marr's affair with fellow journalist.

Ex-BBC chairman Michael Grade joins PCC
By Press Gazette - 21 April 15:12

The commission has recently received heavy criticism for its failure to act over the phone hacking s

X Factor performances 'at limit of acceptabiity'
By Clare Yates - 20 April 17:58

The ITV show was criticised for sexualised performances in live show, but Ofcom decides they didn't

ITV1 pips BBC1 to the post with Saturday night ratings
By Clare Yates - 18 April 16:05

Britain's Got Talent returns, giving ITV 1 a boost in ratings.

That battered old courtesan of a press
By Tim Robbins - 14 April 13:42

Tim Robbins asks why the modern media serve no better function than shameless courtesans to the powe

NUJ and MPs urge rethink on World Service cuts
By Press Gazette - 13 April 18:53

National Union of Journalists called on MPs for help to protect the BBC World Service from impeding

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