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

Simon Cowell no longer the face of X Factor?
By Alice Gribbin - 13 April 15:40

The notorious straight-talker may not be returning as show's judge

ITN boss had his payment package tripled in 2010
By Francisco Perez - 12 April 15:57

John Hardie, chief executive of ITN, made close to £700,000 as his company’s accounts showed a £400.

Google exec Eric Schmidt to give MacTaggart lecture
By Alice Gribbin - 11 April 15:21

International television festival speech to be delivered for the first time by a leading internet fi

Channel 5 begins selling commercial opportunities for Big Brother
By Alice Gribbin - 11 April 15:14

Advertising deals for the show are potentially worth £25m.

Zac Goldsmith's Channel 4 complaint rejected by Ofcom
By Liam McLaughlin - 05 April 14:56

The Conservative MP argues Ofcom did not understand his complaint.

Jeremy Hunt defends decision to allow News Corp takeover of BSkyB
By Liam McLaughlin - 31 March 12:40

Culture minister claims the deal will increase the diversity of the British media.

Freelance TV journalist killed in Iraq siege
By Press Gazette - 31 March 11:36

Gun attack at local council meeting leaves freelance dead.

Channel 4 could cancel list shows
By Francisco Perez - 30 March 13:28

The decision could come from the company's new chief creative officer as part of an effort to focus

Beyond the spectacle
By Steven Baxter - 27 March 16:18

How can the anti-cuts movement break through the media’s short attention span?

BBC to finance pension scheme deficit with licence fee revenues
By Francisco Perez - 25 March 13:10

The Broadcaster will inject extra licence-fee money to reduce the scheme's £1.1bn deficit, over an 1

Diane Coyle appointed vice chairman of the BBC Trust
By Press Gazette - 25 March 10:48

Former Independent journalist, Diane Coyle, to work on setting BBC strategy and budgets

Leaders Election Debates win BPG innovation award
By Press Gazette - 25 March 10:39

Sky, BBC and ITV to collect awards.

BBC could put an end to overnight programming
By Francisco Perez - 23 March 11:44

Director General, Mark Thompson unveils proposals to reduce spending.

BBC funding from US met with anger
By Liam McLaughlin - 23 March 10:21

What has turned out to be an application for funding from the state department infuriates US broadca

Amnesty torture fears for missing Al Jazeera journalists
By Press Gazette - 22 March 11:57

Amnesty International calls for journalists' release.

Pages