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The BBC has set out plans to transform its local services in England as it seeks to serve audiences better, respond to lessons learnt during the COVID-19 crisis and make savings to tackle its financial challenges.
BBC News is the most trusted news brand in the United States, according to the new Reuters Institute 2020 Digital News Report*.
To combat what the World Health Organization has called an 'infodemic' around COVID-19, BBC News Africa is launching a searchable library of fact-checks, debunking popular myths and misinformation about coronavirus in Africa.
The Director of the BBC World Service Group Jamie Angus has called on chat apps to open their platforms to trusted news sources like the BBC, as part of the global effort to counter misinformation during the global Covid-19 crisis.
New independent data from Similarweb has revealed that the BBC is the world’s most visited news site amongst traditional news publishers.
The first time on-demand news bulletins from BBC Wales - in Welsh and English - have been made available on voice devices. From today (Wednesday, 13 May) news bulletins from BBC Radio Cymru and BBC Radio Wales will be available on-demand on Alexa-enabled smart speakers.
BBC Global News has announced a special nine-part series of Follow the Food focusing on the challenges of feeding the world during a global health crisis, which runs weekly on BBC Future from Friday 24 April 2020.
Hundreds of budding musicians from all over the UK have sent in clips of themselves playing the BBC News music, after being inspired by Owain the drumming weatherman last week.
BBC Northern Ireland's new podcast, The New Normal with William Crawley, is now available on BBC Sounds
In 2020, normal life has been replaced at a speed most find difficult to comprehend. Reflecting the times we now find ourselves in, the new BBC Northern Ireland podcast, The New Normal presented by William Crawley, is now available on BBC Sounds.
The BBC will support and represent faith communities during the COVID-19 pandemic across its networks.
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Trio of broadcasters commits $50m of advertising inventory to promote vital public health messages to over 800m people
Three of the world’s biggest international broadcasters have come together to donate free airtime to public health bodies for the promotion of messages to combat the global coronavirus health crisis.
The BBC and Quibi announces details of their upcoming News show which launches on Monday, April 6, part of Quibi’s Daily Essentials offering. Quibi’s Daily Essentials is a curated slate of news, entertainment, and inspirational programming, giving viewers everything they need to know - and why it matters.
BBC Northern Ireland is to make some temporary changes to its schedules from Monday 30 March to continue to provide Northern Ireland audiences with dedicated content throughout the Coronavirus pandemic.
An industry collaboration of major news and tech organisations will work together to rapidly identify and stop the spread of harmful Coronavirus disinformation.
BBC Cymru Wales will be broadcasting the Welsh Government’s daily news conference live on BBC One Wales, from Monday 30 March.
BBC Global News, which operates the BBC’s 24-hour international news channel, BBC World News, and BBC.com, today announced plans to support international and governmental organisations by replacing up to 20 percent of its advertising inventory with opportunities for them to communicate their public health messages relating to the coronavirus crisis, at no charge.
BBC News has outlined its initial plans for how it will continue to offer its audiences trusted and accurate news throughout the Coronavirus crisis.
Broadcasters Tara Mills and Declan Harvey are to take over as presenters of BBC Radio Ulster’s drive time news programme. Tara has been a familiar face on BBC Northern Ireland for many years as a BBC Newsline presenter and reporter. Declan joined BBC Northern Ireland three years ago after working as a news journalist for BBC Radio 1’s Newsbeat.
Four UN Special Rapporteurs condemn harassment of BBC Persian staff - as BBC calls for ‘new chapter’ in relations with Iran
Four UN Special Rapporteurs have issued an unprecedented joint statement condemning the harassment of BBC Persian staff and their families.
Living with dwarfism, the impact of alcoholism on families and the lack of diversity in books are just some of the thousands of powerful original stories submitted to the BBC Young Reporter Competition.
New BBC research shows almost three quarters of Indians think sport is important in their lives today, but just 36% participate in any kind of sport or physical activity.
BBC World News airs Coronavirus Explained today (Thursday March 5 at 1630GMT, repeated across the weekend) to provide global audiences with an essential guide to the Covid-19 virus.
BBC News Pashto has rolled out a season of content exploring key issues that matter to women in Afghanistan and Pakistan. For the eight-part weekly digital, TV and radio debate series, Let’s Talk (Razai Khabery Wakro), Sana Safi connects with prominent guests in studios in London, Kabul and other locations to discuss subjects such as domestic violence, female identity, women’s rights, and sexual and reproductive health.
The purpose of We Are Wrexham is to place the town and its people at the very heart of the BBC's news agenda. With the current focus on the Covid-19 outbreak, BBC News has decided to postpone until a time when it can ensure the editorial spotlight is on Wrexham.
BBC Director of News to host a conference in Belgrade on the challenges posed to elections by 'fake news'
Director of BBC News and Current Affairs Francesca Unsworth will host the Fake News And Elections: Challenges For The Media And Audiences conference in Belgrade on Wednesday 26 February.
BBC News outlines plans to modernise its newsroom to respond to changing audience needs, ensure it is providing a truly universal service, and complete its £80m savings target.
BBC My World is a groundbreaking global show for young audiences, explaining the stories behind the news, and providing facts and information for them to make up their own minds about international issues.
In a partnership aimed at helping young people navigate digital media and spot 'fake news', BBC’s Young Reporter team has worked with the British Council to create a media literacy teaching resource for schools around the world.
BBC plans most ambitious year of climate change coverage as it steps up commitment to Our Planet Matters
The BBC is planning its most ambitious year of climate change coverage with special programming, digital coverage and debates.
This newly created role will enhance the BBC’s coverage of trade at a time when it is making headlines every day.
The BBC’s 50:50 Project partners with academic institutions to increase female representation in student journalism
A group of universities and academic institutions has partnered with the BBC’s 50:50 Project by adopting the initiative’s methodology and providing hundreds of journalism students with a mechanism to track the gender balance in their reporting.
BBC One’s Gavin & Stacey was the most watched show on Christmas Day with an incredible 11.6 million viewers, making it the biggest of the decade across all channels (since 2008).
Following a successful year with ambitious new product launches and ever-increasing audiences, BBC Global News - the BBC’s international commercial news, sport and features arm - is expanding its commercial team in India by announcing Rahul Sood as the new Managing Director for India and South Asia.
The harassment of BBC Persian staff and their families in Iran has been stepped up during protests in the country, the UN has heard.
BBC Radio 4 will broadcast a special election debate programme on Wednesday 4 December, with an all-female panel of politicians discussing their visions for the country in an extended edition of Woman’s Hour.
BBC NI announces comprehensive multiplatform coverage of the 2019 General Election in Northern Ireland
The coverage will bring all the debate and drama to audiences on BBC News NI digital services, television, radio, BBC Sounds and BBC iPlayer.
BBC Two will be screening a one-hour documentary from October Films, in which BBC Political Editor Laura Kuenssberg takes viewers behind the scenes of the fierce and emotional Brexit drama that has divided political parties and the communities they represent.
History Of Africa returns for a highly anticipated second series, taking BBC World News presenter Zeinab Badawi on a prolific journey across the continent to uncover its rich and complex past.
A new archive collection published today, on the 30th anniversary of Berlin Wall collapse, contains unique video and audio footage of first-hand accounts of the Cold War geopolitical struggle.
BBC Scotland brings audiences in-depth coverage and analysis of Election 2019 across television, radio and online
BBC Scotland’s news and current affairs teams are producing an extensive range of programming to keep audiences up-to-date with all the campaign news and the big breaking stories from the General Election 2019
BBC Wales has unveiled its plans for coverage of the 2019 General Election - including live debates on TV and radio, brand new podcasts and a comprehensive results service on election night.
The BBC’s pioneering partnership with the News Media Association and local news organisations could be significantly expanded - with the number of journalists working on it increased and new services offered.
With more people using smart speakers than ever before, the BBC is reinventing the way it delivers news on voice devices.
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