Later Newsnight start worth considering for the longer-term?

Two significant changes to BBC News output happen on Monday. Because of the impact of coronavirus, regional bulletins during BBC Breakfast are being suspended. Meanwhile Newsnight is moving to 10.45pm to alllow it to share

BBC One Scotland playout error during Politics Scotland

BBC One Scotland appeared to be having a bad day at lunchtime. Near the end of Politics Scotland, a trail for the new series of Have I Got News for You was played out in

PICTURED: BBC One ident - Birdwatchers, Rainham Marshes - Version 2.

Time to ditch Oneness?

Updated: Tuesday 7th April 2020. With the BBC currently going to great lengths to relay, reinforce and implement the government’s directive around social distancing, it seems a little odd that BBC One’s current on-screen presentation

The unsung heroes of broadcasting

In these difficult times it is important to celebrate the unsung heroes of broadcasting. Presentation departments, promotions teams and the engineering workers who play a part in getting the signal to viewers can easily go

PICTURED: BBC Two Wales ident.

BBC Two Wales off air due to Covid-19?

BBC Two Wales has been showing the network version of BBC Two all day. It’s unclear if this is Covid-19-related.

Coronavirus impacts on TV networks

The BBC and ITV have announced a number of changes as a result of the coronavirus crisis. BBC changes The BBC has announced that filming on contuing dramas has been suspended, following the latest government

BBC News announces programme changes

On Tuesday evening, BBC’s director of news, Fran Unsworth announced plans to cut back BBC News services due to the impact of the coronavirus crisis on resourcing. Changes to the presenter line-up are also expected.

The history of Pages from Ceefax

First published in 2008. Last updated: 17th March 2020. The world’s first teletext service, BBC Ceefax (“See Facts”), was launched on 23rd September 1974. The technology was developed out of a desire to create a

BBC News at Ten extended from next week

The latest BBC TV programme listings show that next week’s BBC News at Ten has been extended to thirty minutes, with the regional news and national weather occupying the 10.30pm – 10.45pm slot. The new

Never believe everything you read on the internet

The BBC, like other reputable news organisations, would take a very dim view of a journalist who simply took a fact off a website and repeated it without checking it. Even where people have no

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