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#BBC pay: 10 female presenters set to sue over gender pay gap via @independent

BBC pay: 10 female presenters ‘set to sue public broadcaster over gender pay gap’

http://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/uknews/bbc-pay-10-female-presenters-set-to-sue-public-broadcaster-over-gender-pay-gap/ar-AAoxkwq?li=BBoPWjQ&item=personalization_enabled:false&OCID=ansmsnnews11

#SkyTv How #broadcaster has fared over 30 yrs via @Guardian

#SkyTv How #broadcaster has fared over 30 yrs via @Guardian

From its 1989 launch to #FoxTV ’s £11.7bn takeover bid in 2017, we chart the fate of Rupert #Murdoch ’s #TV empire through the years

(I am standing between Murdoch and Andrew Neil)

https://www.theguardian.com/business/2017/jun/29/how-sky-broadcaster-has-fared-over-three-decades

Decision on #Fox ‘s #SkyTV takeover due later

Decision on #Fox ‘s #SkyTV takeover due later

Culture Secretary Karen Bradley is to announce later whether 21st Century Fox will be allowed to complete its takeover of Sky.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-40434381

Can we find £70 in 4 days to reach #ADHD target? https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/AdhdRichmondSupportGroup

Can we find £70 in 4 days to reach #ADHD target?
https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/AdhdRichmondSupportGroup

#Tory @andrealeadsom says #broadcasters should be patriotic via #BBC

#Tory @andrealeadsom says #broadcasters should be patriotic via #BBC

She made the comments while being questioned by Newsnight’s Emily Maitlis on the state of the UK’s negotiations with the EU.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-40386788/brexit-tory-mp-leadsom-says-broadcasters-should-be-patriotic

#BBC reporter @BenBrownBBC apologises after grabbing woman’s boob via @OK_Magazine

#BBC reporter @BenBrownBBC apologises after grabbing woman’s boob via @OK_Magazine

http://www.ok.co.uk/tv/1074722/bbc-reporter-ben-brown-apologises-grabs-woman-boob-live-air-politics-news-labour-watch-clip

#Israeli #news presenter gets tearful reporting own show’s cancellation

Israeli news presenter gets tearful reporting own show’s cancellation

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/world-middle-east-39867772/news-host-tearful-on-air-as-show-is-axed

Listen to @ClaudiaHammond @BBCRadio4 Apr 26 1530 w/ @RoryBremner on #ADHD‏

Listen to @ClaudiaHammond @BBCRadio4 Apr 26 1530 w/ @RoryBremner on #ADHD‏

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08n2wcz

Why #Murdoch had to pull plug on #Fox #News Bill O’Reilly via @Independent ‏

Why #Murdoch had to pull plug on #Fox #News Bill O’Reilly via @Independent ‏

The anchor has been under mounting pressure amid allegations of sexual harassment

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/bill-oreilly-fox-news-fired-why-rupert-murdoch-had-no-choice-a7692051.html

Was #ITV ‘s The Nightly Show a success?

Was #ITV ‘s The Nightly Show a success?

Should it get a second chance?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-39592206

. @bbcnickrobinson : #BBC gets a lot of public money, we have to take criticism

. @bbcnickrobinson :The #BBC gets a lot of public money, we have to take criticism

The broadcaster on his comeback from cancer, his new podcast, ‘lying politicians’ and his love affair with Manchester United

https://www.theguardian.com/media/2017/apr/16/nick-robinson-bbc-radio4-today-interview-cancer-politics-podcast

#Journalism in the era of clickbait via @AJEnglish

Journalism in the era of clickbait via @AJEnglish

Upholding journalistic integrity is the only way to combat pay-per-click business model poisoning media, say experts.

http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2017/04/journalism-era-clickbait-170413091027734.html

How #Facebook Will Win The War Against Fake #News via @HuffingtonPost

How #Facebook Will Win The War Against Fake #News via @HuffingtonPost

One thing is for sure – Facebook has a huge investment in trust

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/tom-edwards/facebook-fake-news_b_15944484.html?utm_hp_ref=uk-media

. @WeAreSTV ‏to launch channel w/ eve. #news and hourly bulletins via @PressGazette

. @WeAreSTV ‏to launch channel w/ eve. #news and hourly bulletins via @PressGazette

http://www.pressgazette.co.uk/stv-to-launch-new-channel-with-dedicated-evening-news-programme-and-hourly-bulletins/

#ABC #TV says Natasha Exelby won’t be fired over blooper, but is off air

#ABC #TV says Natasha Exelby won’t be fired over blooper, but is off air

Freelance #journalist ‘read the riot act’ by #news management after series of missteps and offered more training, but will remain in casual production role

https://www.theguardian.com/media/2017/apr/11/abc-newsreader-natasha-exelby-taken-off-air-after-television-blooper-goes-viral

Archive Blooper – Alastair Yates – #BBC #News 24 Dec 2007

Archive Blooper – Alastair Yates – #BBC #News 24 Dec 2007

#NewsCorp chief: Orwellian algorithms of #Google & #Facebook = ‘slippery slope of censorship’

#NewsCorp chief: Orwellian algorithms of #Google & #Facebook = ‘slippery slope of censorship’

http://www.pressgazette.co.uk/news-corp-chief-orwellian-algorithms-of-google-and-facebook-put-us-on-slippery-slope-of-censorship/

#DowntonAbbey writer criticises mumbled #TV dialogue @UKHouseofLords ‏

#DowntonAbbey writer criticises mumbled #TV dialogue @UKHouseofLords ‏

A debate during House of Lords questions about “mumbled” dialogue in TV dramas drew in the creator of Downton Abbey and a former home secretary.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-39489713

.@Ofcom = more #BBC bureaucracy from today says @PJPrest ‏@Guardian

.@Ofcom = more #BBC bureaucracy from today says @PJPrest ‏@Guardian

The regulator’s new ‘operating licences’ sound as perplexing as the old-fashioned Whitehall interference the corporation became so adept at navigating

https://www.theguardian.com/media/2017/apr/02/ofcom-means-more-bbc-bureaucracy-not-less

Decline of local #journalism: greater threat to #media plurality than #Murdoch @Domponsford ‏ @PressGazette

Decline of local #journalism: greater threat to #media plurality than #Murdoch @Domponsford ‏ @PressGazette

http://www.pressgazette.co.uk/the-decline-of-local-journalism-is-a-far-greater-threat-to-media-plurality-than-rupert-murdoch/