BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Sky revise Leaders’ Debate proposals

Leaders Debates 2010

The four broadcasters behind plans for televised General Election debates are today publishing new proposals to expand the debates. The BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Sky said the fresh initiative follows talks spanning three months with the Conservatives, Labour, the Liberal Democrats and UKIP, and has taken into account representations from other political parties, polling and broad public opinion. The... Read more

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Leaders Debates 2010
BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Sky revise Leaders’ Debate proposals

The four broadcasters behind plans for televised General Election debates are today publishing new proposals to expand the debates. The BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Sky said the fresh initiative follows talks spanning three months with the Conservatives, Labour, the Liberal Democrats and UKIP, and has taken into account representations from other political parties, polling and broad public opinion. The... Read more

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ITV News appoints Tim Singleton as Deputy Editor

ITV News has announced that Tim Singleton has been promoted to Deputy Editor, alongside his present duties as Director of Newsgathering. Currently responsible for all home and foreign newsgathering operations, Singleton will work closely with Editor Geoff Hill building on ITV News’ reputation for distinctive content and award-winning journalism. “I’m delighted that Tim has accepted his new role as Deputy... Read more

Kirsty Good
Sky News appoints Kirsty Good as Business Editor

Sky News has appointed Kirsty Good as Editor of its Business Unit. Kirsty will lead the channel’s daily business coverage across all platforms as well as overseeing production of its business programme, Ian King Live. Kirsty is joining Sky News from the BBC where she is currently Assistant Editor of the Economics & Business Unit at Media City, responsible for... Read more

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Sky’s Dermot Murnaghan and Labour’s Chuka Umunna have heated exchange over Eric Pickles letter

Labour MP Chuka Umunna had a heated on-air exchange with Sky’s Dermot Murnaghan this afternoon after he objected to questions about his views on a letter sent out to UK mosques. The letter from Communities Secretary Eric Pickles to more than 1,000 imams in England urges them to do more to root out extremists and prevent young people being radicalised.... Read more

Jeff Stelling the Fireman
Video: Soccer Saturday evacuated due to fire alarm, but Fireman Jeff Stelling saves the day!

Soccer Saturday viewers found themselves watching a 27 minute loop of a Tony Pulis interview this afternoon after a fire alarm resulted in the evacuation of Sky Sports News HQ Studios! But Fireman Jeff Stelling returned with an explanation for his absence with three of London’s finest firefighters. “It was pretty warm in here!,” joked the presenter. The Soccer Saturday... Read more

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