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BBC Radio 4’s Today programme is launching a spin-off podcast in a bid to reach a growing on-demand audience of younger listeners to offer them a “different take” on the news. Beyond Today will air for the first time later today, with alternate presenters Tina Daheley (pictured) and Matthew Price alongside a team largely made … Continue reading "BBC launches Today spin-off podcast with 'conversational and punchy' tone to reach younger on-demand audience"
The BBC will “fight back” against disinformation globally with a special season of programming aiming to increase media literacy. The corporation will launch its Beyond Fake News project on Monday with a series of documentaries, special reports and features across its TV, radio and online networks in Europe, the Americas, Africa, India and Asia Pacific. … Continue reading "BBC launches global Beyond Fake News project with season of programming to 'fight back' against disinformation"
Hollywood actress and campaigner Angelina Jolie is set to guest edit the Today programme during the festive period. The Hollywood star, 43, will take the reins of the flagship news and current affairs show on BBC Radio 4 for a one-day stint. Outgoing Question Time host David Dimbleby, 80, will also guest edit, while the … Continue reading "Angelina Jolie lined up for stint as BBC Today programme editor over festive period"
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Ofcom has rapped LBC after presenter Steve Allen mocked a blind BBC journalist who has been assigned a guide horse because he is afraid of dogs, saying: “I’ve never heard of anything so stupid”. The talk radio host, who is on air between 4am and 7am on weekdays, made the comments as he discussed a … Continue reading "LBC host Steve Allen breached Ofcom code by mocking blind BBC journalist's guide horse"
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BBC newsreader Moira Stuart is joining Classic FM to present the morning news from February next year. Stuart will read the news from 6am to 10am – during the radio station’s breakfast show and its flagship morning programme with John Suchet. The broadcaster will go on to present her own Saturday afternoon show – Moira … Continue reading "Moira Stuart moving to Classic FM to read morning news"
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Ofcom has rejected a call from commercial radio group Wireless, part of Rupert Murdoch’s News UK, for a competition review into how the BBC acquires sports rights for Radio 5 Live, Sports Extra and Radio 4. The group, which owns radio stations Talksport and Talksport 2, claimed the BBC’s activities in this area “harmed competition” … Continue reading "Ofcom rejects Murdoch radio group's call for competition review into BBC sports rights"
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The Chris Evans Breakfast Show on Virgin Radio will be free of ad breaks thanks to a sponsorship deal with Sky. The agreement will see Sky will put money into the programme in exchange for branded content, competitions and events. Rupert Murdoch’s News UK, which owns Virgin Radio through the Wireless Group, suggested the ad-free … Continue reading "Chris Evans Breakfast Show on Virgin Radio will be ad free under new deal with Sky"
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The BBC has written to Russian authorities amid concerns about an apparent leak of personal information about its staff based in Moscow. The Guardian reported last week that details of 44 journalists working for the broadcaster in Russia were posted on a social media network. The information was then reprinted by a Russian news website … Continue reading "BBC writes to Russian authorities after 'worrying' leak of Moscow journalists' personal information"
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Tributes have been paid to BBC journalist and weather presenter Dianne Oxberry following her death aged 51, just weeks after she was last on air. The mother-of-two, who had been suffering from cancer, died at Manchester’s Christie Hospital yesterday. The BBC said Oxberry died after a “short illness” and said the “very sad news has … Continue reading "Broadcasters pay tribute to 'amazing' BBC journalist and weather presenter Dianne Oxberry after her death at 51"
BBC journalist Tina Daheley has been announced as the newsreader for the Zoe Ball Breakfast Show on BBC Radio 2 when it launches on Monday. Ball will be the first female host on the UK’s most popular breakfast show, replacing Chris Evans who stepped down last month to move to Virgin Radio, part of Rupert … Continue reading "Tina Daheley announced as newsreader on BBC Radio 2 breakfast show with first female host Zoe Ball"
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