BBC director of news Fran Unsworth has reminded viewers that “interviewing is not platforming” and audiences will have their beliefs challenged.
Huw Edwards will lead the BBC’s coverage of the General Election this year.
A backlash against the BBC following the release of information on its high-earners has led to a number of voluntary pay cuts.
There were winners and losers at the TV Baftas.
Four male presenters at the BBC have accepted pay cuts following revelations over equal pay, the corporation has reported.