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BBC’s John Simpson is accused of moonlighting as a ‘corporate media consultant’ while earning more than £800,000 at the Beeb

A website has been launched promoting the BBC’s World Affairs Editor as a ‘corporate consultant’ seemingly in contravention of BBC guidelines on conflict of interest, we can reveal. A new website has promoted John Simpson as a ‘corporate consultant’ It…
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BBC TV Licence fee dodgers to be fined more if they have Sky: Penalties could be doubled for viewers who have subscriptions channels

Television viewers caught dodging the BBC licence fee should face greater fines if they have been watching Sky or other subscription channels, magistrates were told yesterday. Fines could double for those paying bills for competitor pay-TV services Crack down on…
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BBC radio news presenter Eddie Mair ‘earns £425,000 a year – nearly TRIPLE what Prime Minister David Cameron takes home’

Radio presenter Eddie Mair is among a large group of BBC staff receiving huge salaries who will avoid having their pay disclosed under new rules, it is claimed. Radio4 PM presenter Eddie Mair earns a huge £425,000 salary, it is…
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BBC presenter grills Jodie Foster over the salaries of her film’s stars despite refusal to publish its own pay deals

The BBC has been accused of hypocrisy after grilling Hollywood actress Jodie Foster about stars’ pay – while refusing to disclose how much its own on-screen talent takes home. Will Gompertz asked her about pay of George Clooney and Julia…
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BBC set for HIGHER licence fees and MORE diversity in White Paper announced today

THE BBC’s spending of £3.6billion of taxpayer cash will be put under the spotlight by a special watchdog as the Government turns the screw on the beleaguered broadcaster. John Whittingdale will announce a raft of changes in his White Paper…
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CH4 ‘escapes privatisation’ after Downing Street intervention as BAFTA-winning First Dates broadcaster posts record £979m revenues

Googlebox and BAFTA-winning First Dates broadcaster Channel 4 saw its revenues rise to a record £979million last year, up from £938million a year earlier. The broadcaster, which is owned by taxpayers via the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, is…
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LBC callers’ fury at BBC job advert white people CANNOT apply for

A JOB advert for a role at the BBC which was only open to UK nationals from a black, Asian or non-white ethnic minority has been heavily criticised. Outraged callers rang in to vent their fury on LBC to host…
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Robert Peston attacks BBC’s review of his new ITV show, as it receives ratings drubbing

Robert Peston has accused the BBC of failing to be impartial in its coverage of his new ITV show, after the corporation’s website ran a piece saying that the programme had received “lukewarm” reviews. Peston on Sunday got off to…
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Jeremy Paxman WITHDRAWS article critical of the EU from issue of Radio Times ‘after pressure from BBC’

Jeremy Paxman has withdrawn an article criticising the EU from the next issue of the Radio Times under pressure from the BBC, it has been claimed. University Challenge presenter said to have acted over BBC concerns His piece for the…
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Party Political Broadcast on behalf of the Luvvie Party: Viewers’ anger as pro-BBC stars are allowed to bash the Tories while receiving Bafta TV Awards

It was supposed to be a night honouring the best the small screen has to offer. Wolf Hall director Peter Kosminsky among those to attack Government in acceptance speech He likened John Whittingdale’s reported plans for BBC to North Korea…
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