History[ edit ] ABC began a nightly newscast in the summer ofwhen H. Baukhage and Jim Gibbons hosted News and Views.
History[ edit ] The original opening titles Newsnight began on 28 January at Its launch was delayed for four months by the Association of Broadcasting Staffat the time the main BBC trade union.
Staff feared job cuts. The newscast also served as a replacement for the current affairs programme Tonight. In the early days each edition had an 'auxiliary presenter', a phenomenon pejoratively known at the time as the "Newsnight's wife syndrome". Olivia O'Leary in became the first principal female presenter; the programme has had a single presenter since The fixed time slot of The very announcement was made without him even being informed.
The affair sparked a widely reported row within the corporation. One protagonist said it would "destroy the BBC". From MayNewsnight is again shown in full in Scotland, but delayed by half an hour to accommodate Newsnight Scotland's replacement, Scotland Newsnight's signature tune was composed by George Fenton.
Various arrangements have been used over the years. On 30 Aprilmain presenter Jeremy Paxman announced that he would be leaving his role on Newsnight later in the year. In JulyEvan Davis was announced as Paxman's replacement.
Faced with what he considered evasive answers, Paxman put the same question— "Did you threaten to overrule him? Lewis — twelve times in succession. Later, during a twentieth anniversary edition of Newsnight, Paxman told Howard that he'd simply been trying desperately to string out the interview because the next item in the running order had failed to nightly business report hosts of the tonight.
The governors criticised the programme for only featuring Labour Party supporters on the panel discussing the issue, and no opposition politicians appeared at any stage of the minute episode. The broadcast attracted an outcry in the media with one critic describing it as a whitewash worthy of a " one-party state ".
The Other Side of Jimmy Savile was broadcast on 3 Octoberallegations were made that a Newsnight investigation into Savile by reporter Liz MacKean and producer Meirion Jones in December had been dropped shortly before transmission because it conflicted with tribute programmes prepared after Savile's death.
The veracity of this story collapsed after The Guardian reported a case of mistaken identity on 8 November  and the victim retracted the allegation after belatedly being shown a photograph of McAlpine in an item broadcast on the following day. The production team had not contacted McAlpine about the allegations.
His findings were published on 12 November, and stated that: During the editorial decision-making process, some of the basic journalistic checks were not completed There was a different understanding by the key parties about where the responsibility lay for the final editorial sign off for the story on the day.
It concluded that the decision to drop the original Newsnight report on the allegations against Savile in December was "flawed", but that it had not been done to protect the Savile tribute programmes.
However, it criticised George Entwistle for apparently failing to read emails warning him of Savile's "dark side",  and that, after the allegations against Savile eventually became public, the BBC fell into a "level of chaos and confusion [that] was even greater than was apparent at the time".
Mark Lawson was the programme's main presenter in its Late Review incarnation, which began life as a strand of The Late Show. He continued to chair the panel of guest reviewers when it reincarnated as Newsnight Review inup until December As part of the BBC's commitment to moving programmes out of London, Newsnight Review finished on 18 December with a special hour-long edition.
The programme has been replaced by The Review Showproduced from Glasgow, which started on 22 January Frivolity[ edit ] Traditionally, there is a short stock market update at the end of each edition.
InNewsnight's then editor, Peter Barronreplaced it with a second weather report, arguing that the market data was available on the internet and that a weather report would be more useful. The change provoked a flurry of complaints. Paxman on one occasion adopted a sarcastic tone and announced: It's a veritable smorgasbord.
Sun, rain, thunder, hail, snow, cold, wind. Almost worth going to work. Gavin Esler also joined in, announcing: Michael Fisha former weather forecasterwas seen arguing in favour of the weather report, while Norman Lamonta former Chancellor of the Exchequerargued for the market update.
Between January and June the programme included Gordaq, a spoof stock market index measuring the political performance of Chancellor of the Exchequer Gordon Brown. The index started at and moved up or down depending on Brown's political situation, finishing at on 30 June The practice was dropped in ostensibly due to BBC One adopting hour broadcasting by simulcasting BBC News 24 overnight, rendering closedown obsolete.Nightly Business Report (NBR) 13 hrs · Small Business Saturday, now in its ninth year, is sponsored by American Express and encourages consumers to get out and shop “small” supporting local retailers, restaurants and more both in person and on the web/5(16).
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