THE BBC is axing district offices and staff while handing £8 million to regional newspapers to fund reporters “in the interests of democracy.”
A survey published yesterday by the National Union of Journalists (NUJ) reveals that the BBC has closed more than 20 district...
Friday 31st Mar 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
THE BBC is planning to privatise 60 per cent of its radio programme production, it was revealed yesterday.
The increase in outsourcing would mean journalists’ jobs being transferred from the BBC to the private sector.
Privateers would be paid with licence...
Saturday 18th Mar 2017
The BBC will broadcast every game from the 2019 Women’s World Cup in France as part of a new deal which will see extensive coverage across TV, radio and online, it was announced yesterday.
England’s Lionesses reached the semi-finals of the 2015 World Cup in Canada, with a...
Tuesday 7th Mar 2017
posted by Morning Star in Sport
THE BBC announced an investigation yesterday following reports that TV licence collectors are targeting vulnerable people.
The broadcaster employs privateer Capita to manage enforcement officers who are ordered to catch 28 evaders each week — with incentive bonuses of up to...
Tuesday 28th Feb 2017
A TOP BBC journalist has accused bosses of race discrimination, harassment and victimisation, the Morning Star can reveal.
Lamine Konkobo, who has won awards for his work at BBC Afrique, the World Service division covering Francophone Africa, told an employment tribunal yesterday he...
Friday 27th Jan 2017
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
BBC hack took terror comments out of context
Thursday 19th Jan 2017
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
With the BBC’s Corbyn coverage condemned as inaccurate by its own watchdog, Labour MPs should stop repeating the same old smears against him, writes CHARLEY ALLAN
Monday 9th Jan 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
COMMUTERS will get the chance to grill Southern rail bosses in a televised debate this weekend.
BBC South East is hosting a Question Time-style programme with a panel of politicians and a representative from Southern along with rail union RMT.
It will be recorded in East...
Saturday 7th Jan 2017
BAYING HACKS should lay off an airport worker who had a row with Jeremy Clarkson, transport unions said yesterday.
Check-in agent Manuel Pereira was thrust into the spotlight when the bigoted TV presenter went public over a brouhaha at Stuttgart airport.
Mr Clarkson claimed...
Saturday 19th Nov 2016
Corbyn joins protest at BBC against its decision to host Le Pen
Monday 14th Nov 2016