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BBC strike, Bristol, 28 March 2013

BBC strike, Bristol, 28 March 2013

BBC staff on strike at BBC Bristol with supporters, 28 March 2013.

Five minutes to midnight: End in sight for regional papers?

Five minutes to midnight: End in sight for regional papers?

As the stripped down Post prepares to shed more than a third of its staff this week in the latest round of redundancies, is the death knell sounding for regional daily newspapers? Chris Oakley, former editor of the Liverpool Echo and owner of the Birmingham Post and Mail and then the Yorkshire Post, certainly thinks […]

BBC cuts will savage department which exposed Bristol heart babies scandal

BBC cuts will savage department which exposed Bristol heart babies scandal

INSIDE Out West, the weekly current affairs show covering Bristol and the West of England, is the worst affected of the region’s BBC departments threatened in a wave of cutbacks at the corporation.

NUJ condemns "outrageous" reader poll on which presenter should lose job

NUJ condemns “outrageous” reader poll on which presenter should lose job

THE Bristol branch of the National Union of Journalists has condemned as “outrageous” a reader poll by the Bristol Evening Post which asks readers to vote on which of two TV weather presenters should lose their job in BBC cutbacks.

Event: TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber in Bristol

Event: TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber in Bristol

Brendan Barber, General Secretary of the TUC, will speak in Bristol on 6 April about Britain at the crossroads, the fastest and deepest cuts in living memory, and the alternative