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Competition crisis at the BBC

When it rains it pours, especially for the BBC. In the same week which ushered in an apology to the reigning Monarch, competitions have been suspended across the board as more stories of rigged phone-ins have come to light. The details don’t make good reading as its clear that some of the BBC’s biggest programmes […]

The Safety of Journalists

With the safe release of Alan Johnstone, the collective relief of the media was felt the world over. Everyone accepts that the dangers facing journalists are ever increasing but what cost should individuals be prepared to pay for a ‘free press’?  Jon Williams, the BBC world news editor has written extensively about Alan’s captivity and […]