I am old enough to remember John Sergeant as a formidable political editor who knew his subject intimately and shared his wisdom generously. Nick Hopkins of the Guardian thinks he will be remembered for performancesÂ only slightly less agile than his microphone handling on the day Lady ThatcherÂ failed to win the first round of the 1990Â Conservative leadership ballot.
We talked a few weeks ago about how one Frontline News cameraman, Peter Jouvenal, failed to get the credit for his footage from the fall of Kabul and missed out on an Emmy award.
The other surviving Frontline founder member, Vaughan Smith, wrote this piece in today's Guardian on the same theme.
I forgot to draw the new web editor in this morning's lecture, so I can now exclusively reveal that the Random Gods of Journalism have chosen...
Paul Dacre had his say at the Society of Editors Conference. Now Max Mosley, the man whose sex life Mr Dacre considers a legitimate topic for newspaper reporting and condemnation, has retaliatedÂ in the Guardian. Does Max have a point?
In his Centre for Journalism masterclass yesterday, BBCÂ World AffairsÂ correspondent Allan LittleÂ explained how 'version' had become a verbÂ for news reporters - as in, "Can you version that TV report forÂ radio?" I thought an example would be in order, so here are two versions of Jeremy Bowen's reports from the Middle East yesterday.