Today, Director, BBC News and Current Affairs, James Harding, talked to BBC staff about future plans for BBC News. The speech was given at New Broadcasting House in central London and also broadcast live to BBC staff across the UK via the BBC's internal TV service, the 'Ringmain'.

He explained why he thinks BBC News is 'seriously good', announced a number a plans for the news division 'broadening the range of stories and voices on the BBC', making a service that is, 'flexible, effective and faster on its feet.' Plans announced also included the appointment of a daily news agenda editor on-air editors dedicated to helath and education .

He went on to answer questions from staff.

Read a full transcript of the speech on the BBC Media Centre.

Hannah Khalil is Digital Content Producer for About the BBC Website and Blog.

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  • Comment number 1. Posted by Trev

    on 6 Dec 2013 19:43

    I do not agree that BBC News is seriously good. The Television News is very shallow and often full of gramatical errors.

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