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BBC clashes with Google over ‘right to be forgotten’ policy

The BBC is contesting the removal of 46 links to articles on its website from Google’s search engine after the web giant started implementing its controversial ‘right to be forgotten’ policy. Read the full story

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Can video save the radio star?

The latest Rajar radio listening figures may not make for positive reading, but they should not come as a surprise to anybody. Read the full story

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Patten aims to halve BBC senior managers by 2015

BBC Trust chairman Lord Patten has said the number of senior managers at the Corporation should be cut by more than half. Read the full story

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NUJ report suggests BBC not doing enough to beat the bullies

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The BBC has failed to resolve 140 allegations of managerial bullying, according to the National Union of Journalists. Read the full story

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BBC broke impartialty and accuracy rules on welfare

The BBC Trust has upheld complaints that a programme about welfare reforms breached rules on impartiality and accuracy. Read the full story

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All’s blithe in Blighty

untitledWhat a glorious, frabjous couple of days. Quite took one’s mind off the heat. I was there, the day that the Cambridge Royal baby was born. By there I don’t mean ‘there’. That would have been intrusive. I mean anxiously awaiting The News along with the rest of Her Majesty’s Press. Read the full story

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BBC’s Gabby Logan was told off for wearing high heels

Gabby Logan has told Radio Times that a male boss at the BBC once told her off for wearing high heels and asked her to dress as if she was “doing the dishes”. Read the full story

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BBC turns down request to reveal management payoffs

The BBC has rejected a request from MPs to reveal full details of managerial severance payoffs. Read the full story

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“Before we all sink into a slough of digital dystopian despair, it might be worth considering this: is this a sign of the strength, not weakness, of revelatory journalism in the digital age?”

Charlie Beckett, director of POLIS at the London School of Economics, reacts to news that the UK government forced the Guardian into destroying hard drives that contained information leaked by Edward Snowden.

(Source: POLIS)


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