BBC viewers say the broadcaster’s TV news is more biased than all rivals 

BBC viewers say the broadcaster’s TV news is more biased than ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5 and Sky News Only 58% believe the corporation’s coverage is impartial, 1% fall from last year  Decline was enough to see it drop to bottom of list below Channel 5  BBC admitted a Newsnight episode did not meet ‘standards … Read more

Terry Wogan, Chris Evans and Danny Baker are named among UK’s all-time top 40 radio broadcasters

Sir Terry Wogan, John Peel and Tony Blackburn have come out on tops of the 40 greatest radio broadcasters of all time according to British wireless fans. Taking the top spot was Sir Terry, who was voted number one with an impressive 25 per cent of the vote. The broadcaster, who worked for the BBC … Read more

Naga Munchetty says broadcasters are not ‘robots or idiots’

BBC presenters are not ‘robots or idiots’ and ‘we’re not there to simply, blankly read the news’ says Naga Munchetty after Emily Maitlis row Naga Munchetty said broadcasters try to be impartial but still provide insight  The BBC Breakfast presenter said broadcasters are not ‘robots or idiots’  She said it is not the job of … Read more

Coronavirus UK: Broadcasters plan to restart TV industry

The UK (and global) TV and film industry has been forced into a state of frigidity thanks to the global COVID-19 crisis. But broadcasters have clubbed together to draw up a plan to thaw the entertainment industry from its locked-down ice-age. With sets and sound-stages in darkness, actors and crew waiting in the wings and … Read more

Broadcasters of children’s television urged to turn on subtitles in a bid to raise literacy levels

Calls for children’s TV to turn on the subtitles in a bid to raise literacy levels among youngsters missing school due to coronavirus quarantine The campaign to add subtitles to children’s TV hopes to raise the reading age Research shows 94 per cent of children engage with subtitles if they are shown  Presenter Stephen Fry … Read more

How UK broadcasters are dealing with coronavirus as they continue to host studio audiences

Across America, major broadcasters have cancelled studio audiences, with some even halting production altogether, amid the coronavirus pandemic. But the response from UK broadcasters to the outbreak has been much softer in comparison, with most continuing to welcome studio audiences, allowing ticket holders to ‘attend shows unless they have any symptoms or have been informed … Read more