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BBC news programmes in peril over strike action

Proposed strike action is likely to affect the BBC’s news and current affairs output next Monday. Read the full story

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Blue Peter sets sails and leaves BBC1… for CBBC

The stormy sea of money-saving and falling viewing figures has forced the BBC to ship its children’s programming from BBC1 to kids-focused CBBC. Read the full story

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Journalists face axe in BBC’s ‘quality’ review

The BBC is in danger of “jeopardising” its position as a “premier” broadcaster after announcing plans to cut the jobs of 140 journalists, according to the National Union of Journalists. 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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