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# newsnight - Monday 12 October, 2020

Ofcom upholds complaint against BBC's Newsnight over report about Lyra McKee
# Watchdog
# Watchdog

Ofcom upholds complaint against BBC's Newsnight over report about Lyra McKee

Oct 12th 2020, 5:39 PM 30,809 Views 10 Comments

Nichola Corner, her sister, complained to Ofcom that McKee’s privacy had been infringed upon.

# newsnight - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

BBC says Emily Maitlis' remarks about Dominic Cummings 'broke impartiality rules'
# Newsnight
# Newsnight

BBC says Emily Maitlis' remarks about Dominic Cummings 'broke impartiality rules'

Updated May 27th 2020, 8:44 PM 59,615 Views 72 Comments

The British Prime Minister is standing by his senior aide despite mounting pressure to fire him.

# newsnight - Monday 25 November, 2019

Prince Andrew 'standing back' from over 200 patronages amid ongoing criticism
# Duke Of York
# Duke Of York

Prince Andrew 'standing back' from over 200 patronages amid ongoing criticism

Nov 25th 2019, 7:54 AM 19,529 Views 17 Comments

A number of major financial and telecom companies have also distanced themselves from the duke.

# newsnight - Monday 18 November, 2019

Epstein abuse victims call on Prince Andrew to make statement to FBI following 'disastrous' BBC interview
# PR Disaster
# PR Disaster

Epstein abuse victims call on Prince Andrew to make statement to FBI following 'disastrous' BBC interview

Nov 18th 2019, 8:28 AM 38,042 Views 36 Comments

The fallout from the interview continues.

# newsnight - Sunday 17 November, 2019

Pizza Express and an inability to sweat: The standout quotes from Prince Andrew's BBC interview
# Newsnight
# Newsnight

Pizza Express and an inability to sweat: The standout quotes from Prince Andrew's BBC interview

Nov 17th 2019, 9:39 AM 54,926 Views 41 Comments

In an astonishing interview with BBC Newsnight’s Emily Maitlis, Prince Andrew said he’d no recollection of ever meeting his accuser.

# newsnight - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

'I don't think it means absolutely no sandwiches' - UK sandwich industry warns of no-deal Brexit
# Out Of The Club
# Out Of The Club

'I don't think it means absolutely no sandwiches' - UK sandwich industry warns of no-deal Brexit

Jul 31st 2018, 8:14 AM 26,460 Views 51 Comments

The British Sandwich Association went on BBC’s Newsnight to air their concerns.

# newsnight - Friday 13 October, 2017

'He's a predator': Emma Thompson gave a blistering interview about Harvey Weinstein last night
# Weinstein Scandal
From The Daily Edge
# Weinstein Scandal

'He's a predator': Emma Thompson gave a blistering interview about Harvey Weinstein last night

Oct 13th 2017, 8:13 AM 48,959 Views 78 Comments

“He’s at the top of the ladder in a system of harassment and belittling and bullying and interference,” she said.

# newsnight - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

UK minister admits to having relationship with sex worker
# Uncultured
# Uncultured

UK minister admits to having relationship with sex worker

Apr 13th 2016, 10:33 AM 20,506 Views 49 Comments

Culture Minister John Whittingdale claims he had no idea of the woman’s true occupation.

# newsnight - Friday 28 August, 2015

Why did the BBC show people skinning and eating squirrels in studio?
# Home Cooking
# Home Cooking

Why did the BBC show people skinning and eating squirrels in studio?

Aug 28th 2015, 11:34 PM 9,893 Views 21 Comments

Newsnight took a step into slightly more left-field territory last night.

# newsnight - Friday 14 November, 2014

FA chairman Greg Dyke says Ched Evans is 'not an important issue'
# Ched Evans
From The42
# Ched Evans

FA chairman Greg Dyke says Ched Evans is 'not an important issue'

Nov 14th 2014, 3:16 PM 1,801 Views 9 Comments

Fair to say he made a bit of a mess of this.

# newsnight - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

'Dapper Laughs is gone': Comedian scraps character after backlash
# Dapper Laughs
From The Daily Edge
# Dapper Laughs

'Dapper Laughs is gone': Comedian scraps character after backlash

Nov 12th 2014, 9:50 AM 3,856 Views 5 Comments

His ITV2 show On The Pull was scrapped on Monday after a huge online campaign against his ‘misogynistic’ material.

# newsnight - Friday 24 October, 2014

10 people who absolutely agreed with Russell Brand's Newsnight rant
# Revolution
From The Daily Edge
# Revolution

10 people who absolutely agreed with Russell Brand's Newsnight rant

Oct 24th 2014, 8:16 AM 7,568 Views 6 Comments

The comedian didn’t go down well with many, but he has some fans.

# newsnight - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Jeremy Paxman presents final Newsnight after 25 years
# End Of An Era
# End Of An Era

Jeremy Paxman presents final Newsnight after 25 years

Jun 18th 2014, 9:55 PM 11,312 Views 11 Comments

His final interview will be with London Mayor Boris Johnson so it’s bound to be entertaining.

# newsnight - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

Paxman to Berlusconi: "Is it true you called Merkel an un-f***able lard-arse?"
# Newsnight
# Newsnight

Paxman to Berlusconi: "Is it true you called Merkel an un-f***able lard-arse?"

May 20th 2014, 11:28 PM 28,896 Views 51 Comments

Here’s what the former Italian Prime Minister said in response…

# newsnight - Thursday 19 December, 2013

'My biggest fear was being treated as an outcast' - Paxman interviews Robbie Rogers
# Newsnight
From The42
# Newsnight

'My biggest fear was being treated as an outcast' - Paxman interviews Robbie Rogers

Dec 19th 2013, 9:32 AM 4,232 Views 2 Comments

The LA Galaxy midfielder appeared on BBC’s Newsnight last night to talk about coming out.

# newsnight - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

World Memory Champion struggles to remember Newsnight credits
# Forget Me Not
From The Daily Edge
# Forget Me Not

World Memory Champion struggles to remember Newsnight credits

Dec 3rd 2013, 9:54 AM 1,714 Views 1 Comment

We’re sure he’s a FACE person.

# newsnight - Friday 1 November, 2013

BBC's Newsnight presenter closes Halloween show with Thriller dance
# Newsfright
From The Daily Edge
# Newsfright

BBC's Newsnight presenter closes Halloween show with Thriller dance

Nov 1st 2013, 11:22 AM 15,869 Views 14 Comments

It’s close to..er.. 11pm.

# newsnight - Thursday 24 October, 2013

The best bits of Russell Brand's Newsnight interview
# Branded
From The Daily Edge
# Branded

The best bits of Russell Brand's Newsnight interview

Oct 24th 2013, 1:42 PM 5,826 Views 7 Comments

It’s the battle of the beards.

# newsnight - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

Cookie Monster interviewed on BBC's Newsnight
# N Is For Newsnight
From The Daily Edge
# N Is For Newsnight

Cookie Monster interviewed on BBC's Newsnight

Oct 8th 2013, 10:15 AM 10,970 Views 27 Comments

Cookie Monster for prime minister!

# newsnight - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

Mad as hell: Alastair Campbell's furious row with Mail editor over Miliband article
# BBC
# BBC

Mad as hell: Alastair Campbell's furious row with Mail editor over Miliband article

Oct 2nd 2013, 9:32 AM 9,217 Views 60 Comments

An article by the British Daily Mail about the father of the Labour leader has caused a big row across the water.

# newsnight - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Newsnight acknowledges editor's Twitter mishap in credits
# Fail
From The Daily Edge
# Fail

Newsnight acknowledges editor's Twitter mishap in credits

Sep 11th 2013, 5:09 PM 2,212 Views 1 Comment

The programme’s editor was forced to apologise.

# newsnight - Friday 22 February, 2013

BBC to publish censored Newsnight Jimmy Savile report
# Savile
# Savile

BBC to publish censored Newsnight Jimmy Savile report

Feb 22nd 2013, 8:34 AM 4,563 Views 12 Comments

The Pollard Review found that Newsnight’s decision to shelf the report in December 2011 had been “flawed”.

# newsnight - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

Official report finds 'critical lack of leadership' in BBC over Savile
# BBC
# BBC

Official report finds 'critical lack of leadership' in BBC over Savile

Dec 19th 2012, 2:08 PM 2,366 Views 0 Comments

The decision to drop an investigation into sexual abuse against Jimmy Savile was “flawed”, according to an investigator.

# newsnight - Thursday 15 November, 2012

Ofcom launches investigation into both the BBC and ITV
# Investigation
# Investigation

Ofcom launches investigation into both the BBC and ITV

Nov 15th 2012, 11:15 AM 2,694 Views 6 Comments

The news comes as Lord McAlpine, who had been wrongly identified as being part of a paedophile ring, is expected to reach a settlement with the BBC.

# newsnight - Monday 12 November, 2012

BBC showed 'basic' journalistic failings in abuse story
# BBC
# BBC

BBC showed 'basic' journalistic failings in abuse story

Nov 12th 2012, 9:58 PM 4,894 Views 11 Comments

An internal investigation at the BBC has found “basic” journalistic failures in a news report which wrongly accused a senior politician of child abuse.

New York Times in spotlight as ex-BBC chief takes reins
# BBC
# BBC

New York Times in spotlight as ex-BBC chief takes reins

Nov 12th 2012, 7:37 PM 6,506 Views 2 Comments

Mark Thompson assumed his new role at The New York Times today amid questions about whether the crisis engulfing the BBC would spill over to the US news organisation.

Video: Acting BBC director general walks off live TV interview
# Seeya
# Seeya

Video: Acting BBC director general walks off live TV interview

Nov 12th 2012, 1:03 PM 10,560 Views 8 Comments

On his first day in the job as well.

BBC director of news and her deputy 'step aside'
# BBC
# BBC

BBC director of news and her deputy 'step aside'

Nov 12th 2012, 9:04 AM 2,985 Views 8 Comments

The crisis at the BBC continues.

# newsnight - Saturday 10 November, 2012

BBC in apology over Newsnight child abuse report
# Apology
# Apology

BBC in apology over Newsnight child abuse report

Nov 10th 2012, 9:53 AM 5,426 Views 8 Comments

The broadcaster announced an “immediate pause” in the programme’s investigations.

# newsnight - Saturday 3 November, 2012

Politician dragged into British sex abuse scandal
# Newsnight
# Newsnight

Politician dragged into British sex abuse scandal

Nov 3rd 2012, 10:03 AM 17,438 Views 37 Comments

BBC’s Newsnight last night aired a report in which two men said they had been abused by a Conservative politician – but the programme did not name him.

# newsnight - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

Savile investigation: Allegations against 'eight to ten' BBC employees
# Jimmy Savile
# Jimmy Savile

Savile investigation: Allegations against 'eight to ten' BBC employees

Oct 23rd 2012, 6:41 PM 6,206 Views 3 Comments

George Entwistle says it’s too early to tell, but the BBC will assist police investigations into a possible paedophile ring.

# newsnight - Monday 22 October, 2012

BBC editor who dropped Savile expose ‘stepping aside’
# Jimmy Savile
# Jimmy Savile

BBC editor who dropped Savile expose ‘stepping aside’

Oct 22nd 2012, 11:38 AM 9,229 Views 39 Comments

A Panorama programme to be broadcast tonight will shed new light on the BBC’s handling of allegations of young people being sexually abused by its former star.

# newsnight - Friday 12 October, 2012

Police say they have 340 leads as scale of Savile inquiry grows
# Sex Abuse
# Sex Abuse

Police say they have 340 leads as scale of Savile inquiry grows

Oct 12th 2012, 6:29 PM 6,283 Views 44 Comments

There will now be at least three separate investigations into the allegations against the Jim’ll Fix It presenter.

# newsnight - Thursday 24 May, 2012

Heard at Leveson: Piers Morgan taught Jeremy Paxman how to hack phones
# Leveson
# Leveson

Heard at Leveson: Piers Morgan taught Jeremy Paxman how to hack phones

May 24th 2012, 8:39 AM 2,738 Views 13 Comments

The tutorial happened at a lunch attended by Ulrika Johnson – who was teased by the tabloid editor about her relationship with the then English football manager Sven-Göran Eriksson.

# newsnight - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

BBC presenter Paxman hits out at Tony Blair over potato famine 'apology'
# The Famine
# The Famine

BBC presenter Paxman hits out at Tony Blair over potato famine 'apology'

Feb 21st 2012, 9:15 PM 18,162 Views 51 Comments

The Newsnight presenter has criticised the former British Prime Minister for his supposed apology for the Irish potato famine.

# newsnight - Thursday 18 November, 2010

Shebeens and slip jigs: Anger at BBC Newsnight's portrayal of Ireland
# Newsnight
# Newsnight

Shebeens and slip jigs: Anger at BBC Newsnight's portrayal of Ireland

Nov 18th 2010, 5:48 PM 2,679 Views 0 Comments

“Leprechauny” graphics on “simplistic Oirish” report on Irish financial crisis are criticised.