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Paxman likens BBC to decolonised Britain

April 17, 2012


written by Robert Pollard for New Statesman Corporation’s decision to relocate to central London angers Newsnight presenter. The BBC ‘s chief interrogator, Jeremy Paxman, has criticised the corporation’s decision to move from it’s current West London home at Television Centre to a location in central London. Famous for his aggressive interviewing – having made a […]

Al-Jazeera English is surprise RTS choice for news channel of the year award

February 25, 2012


written by Rob Pollard for New Statesman Al-Jazeera provided “essential viewing for insight and understanding of the evolving story” in the Middle East. Al-Jazeera English has picked up the news channel of the year award at the Royal Television Society journalism awards, beating Sky News and BBC News to scoop the prize. The awards didn’t […]

Humphrys closes in on Moyles

February 4, 2012


written by Rob Pollard for New Statesman  Increase in listeners for BBC Radio 4’s Today programme. According to the latest batch of audience figures released by Rajar, the Today programme on BBC Radio 4 has had a surge in listeners. The influential news programme presented by John Humphrys now commands an audience close to its […]

Laura Marling – Radio 2 In Concert – BBC Maida Vale Studios

September 23, 2011


written by Rob Pollard  Last night’s Radio 2 In Concert featured Laura Marling playing an intimate gig recorded at BBC Maida Vale studios in London. It was a beautiful performance and one which can be heard on BBC iPlayer for the next seven days. It is difficult to write about Laura without using endless clichés […]