News chiefs have warned about the impact of fake news on public health during the coronavirus pandemic.
ITN has called for internet giants who breach rules on fake news to face the same tough sanctions as broadcasters.
Broadcasters have hit out at the “cancellation” of Alastair Stewart following his departure from ITV News over social media posts.
The man whose Twitter exchange is thought to have led to Alastair Stewart’s departure has said an apology would have been sufficient, but there were several posts which have “now been deleted.”
Veteran newsreader Alastair Stewart has announced he is stepping down from his ITV News presenting duties following what ITN called “errors of judgment” in his use of social media.
ITV News host Alastair Stewart is stepping down from presenting duties “following errors of judgment” in his use of social media.
Peter Sissons, who has died aged 77, was one of British television’s most experienced and influential newsreaders.
The chief executive of Channel 4 has said that Britain’s public service broadcasters (PSBs) must be protected because they provide a “vital counterweight” to the threat of the “tech behemoths”.
Nan Winton, the first female newsreader on BBC television, has been hailed as a “trailblazer” for women in the media after her death at the age of 93.
Broadcaster John Sergeant has said the BBC is right to allow Chris Packham and Sir David Attenborough to campaign against climate change.
Channel 4 News presenter Cathy Newman has hit out at her employer ITN after it revealed its 19.6% gender pay gap.
ITN has revealed it has a 19.6% gender pay gap.