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BBC Newsnight goes Lego.. Tuesday’s Newsnight closed with a Lego remake of the studio and Jeremy Paxman..
The BBC, ITN, Sky, ABC News, NBC News and Reuters have signed an open letter to the Egyptian authorities concerning foreign correspondent Peter Greste and two more Al Jazeera journalists. Since 29 December last year the foreign correspondent Peter Greste… Read more
Sky News Business Presenter Joel Hills is to join ITV News as its new Business Editor. He’ll replace Laura Kuenssberg who has joined BBC Newsnight as chief correspondent and presenter. Joel wasn’t the only Sky staffer to apply for the… Read more
There’s a debate taking place on Twitter this evening about whether or not the Prime Minister David Cameron walked out of an interview with Sky News.. Below is a video of the end of the interview, which you can see… Read more
NBC News Special Correspondent Tom Brokaw has revealed he has been diagnosed with cancer. Brokaw, who has worked at NBC News since 1966, was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a cancer affecting blood cells in the bone marrow, in August at… Read more
During tonight’s coverage of Winter Olympics 2014, presenter Clare Balding showed viewers around the BBC’s technical shopping trolley. Complete with water and snacks, the trolley is used to broadcast live from around the Olympic park in Sochi, Russia. By popular… Read more
On December 29, 2013, Three Al Jazeera journalists – Peter Greste, Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed – were detained in Egypt, and their colleague Abdullah Elshamy has languished in prison without charge for six months. On January 29, 2014, the… Read more
Sky News has today announced the appointment of Ian King as its new Business Presenter. Ian, who is currently the Business and City Editor at The Times, will be a lead voice in Sky’s business coverage and will present its… Read more
The Royal Television Society (RTS) has announced the nominations for the Television Journalism Awards 2012/2013. The awards, for news and current affairs, recognise creative and excellent journalism by organisations whose broadcasts are received in the UK and by the agencies… Read more
Sky Sports News presenter Charlie Webster will begin a 250 mile run today to raise awareness of domestic violence. Over the next seven days, the 31-year-old will visit 40 UK football clubs along the way, including Anfield, Goodison Park and… Read more
Mike Wooldridge looks back on the career of BBC News presenter Komla Dumor, who has died at the age of 41.
BBC News presenter Komla Dumor has died at the young age of 41. Komla was born in Accra, Ghana, in 1972, and was one of Ghana’s best known journalists. He joined the BBC in 2007 after a decade of broadcast… Read more
Adam Boulton is to step down from his role as Political Editor at Sky News after 25 years. The 55-year-old, who joined Sky News in 1989, will present a new evening programme based at Sky’s Westminster studio from the summer…. Read more
BBC celebrates the 60th anniversary of its first ever TV weather forecast today. George Cowling – a 32-year-old Met Office forecaster – became the first TV weatherman to present the five-minute live broadcast on 11 January 1954 from the BBC… Read more
BBC News presenter Carrie Gracie bided farewell to the News Channel this morning after 13 years as one of its main presenters. Carrie is moving on to a newly-created post at BBC News, the corporation’s first China Editor. She will… Read more