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More women are leaving broadcasting than joining and the representation of disabled people and diversity in senior positions is woeful, according to the UK’s industry watchdog Ofcom.
Tim Davie’s rise – worth £75,000 and taking his pay to £525,000 – is a massive insult to BBC staff who have experienced pay freezes, budget cuts and redundancies.
The National Union of Journalists has extended sympathy to the family of the veteran RTÉ journalist, pioneering broadcaster and NUJ member.
Union reacts to news of proposed cut to BBC funding via the licence fee.
London protestors occupied media headquarters and targeted journalists.
The NUJ believes the government's proposal to privatise Channel 4 makes no sense and will result in a poorer offering for viewers in terms of news coverage, innovative programming, nurturing UK talent and will damage the thriving indie production sector.
Following the attempted kidnap of an Iranian journalist in New York, the union has highlighted the threats to the Iranian press in the UK.
Journalists based in London continue to be harassed because of the BBC work they do
BBC News is to cut four staff members from the regional political desk at Millbank – the service that provides bespoke content to local radio and regional TV outlets.
The union was reacting to an incident when the Newsnight’s political editor was abused by anti-lockdown protesters in Westminster.