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BBC Newsnight's Emily Maitlis to Israeli spokesman: "You killed them"

On the afternoon of July 24th an UNRWA school in Beit Hanoun where many Palestinians were sheltering was hit by projectiles of origins as yet unknown. 773 more words


Newsnight: Evan Davis to replace Jeremy Paxman

Evan Davis is to replace Jeremy Paxman as host of BBC’s Newsnight.

Davis is leaving Radio 4’s Today programme to join Newsnight as lead presenter, replacing Jeremy Paxman, the BBC has confirmed. 232 more words


How will Evan Davis compare to Jeremy Paxman on Newsnight?

Goodbye, Jeremy Paxman. Hello, Evan Davis. The next Newsnight presenter has been unveiled – and he isn’t the sort to have ministers quaking in their boots. 622 more words


BBC Newsnight: Debate - Should Ed Sheeran Top BBC 1Xtra 'Power List?' (Video)

In case you missed it, last night BBC Newsnight featured a segment regarding the controversial ‘Power List’ that black music radio station BBC 1xtra published over the weekend… 241 more words

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Jeremy Paxman vs Richard Nixon: the alternative reality that never was (S&R Honors)

In an alternative universe Jeremy Paxman, not David Frost, interviewed Richard Nixon in 1977.

David Frost became an extremely successful comedian. His tours with Monty Python are celebrated to this day. 549 more words

Politics, Law & Government

Newsnight's future, data journalism, and town hall Pravdas

A couple of weeks ago I appeared on the Media Focus podcast hosted by Paul Blanchard. I was on with Suzanne Franks from City University. We talked about: 45 more words


Another Innocent Politician Accused on Newsnight

In their defence, this one was hardly their fault. On last night’s programme, Neil Hamilton accused a former Labour MP of being into kinky sex. Neil Hamilton being Neil Hamilton, he got the wrong one, and… 104 more words