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HERE TODAY…
Emma Barnett's arrival at Radio 4's Today programme has unsettled colleagues who are sniffy about her endless post-show self-promotion on social media.

NUMB-BUM CRUNCHING
After its latest TV awards, Bafta's own review concluded that the biggest "learning" from 2024 was the inordinate length of the ceremony.

PANIC STATIONS
MPs might have been blindsided by the 4 July election date – but if anything a number of TV and radio outlets were even more caught out.

SPECIAL KAY
A friendly Times interview with Sky News presenter Kay Burley neglected to ask about the time she was taken off Sky News for six months.

PURDAH MYSTERY
Times Radio boss Tim Levell said new recruit Andrew Neill's analysis "will be peerless" – which is in contrast to much of Times Radio's peer-packed output.

TIN-FOILED AGAIN!
The surprise election was a bitter blow for GB News, which has lost several of its already ropey line-up of presenters to campaigning duties.

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