RTS Awards:
The RTS Television Journalism Awards nominations were announced last week. Top Lines include:
1) John King, CNN’s election wizard (who managed to demonstrate an encyclopaedic knowledge of the US electoral map despite having about 3 hours sleep in a week) is the first overseas presenter ever to be nominated.
2) The BBC’s Clive Myrie is nominated twice – for Network Presenter (alongside King and Victoria Derbyshire) and Television Journalist (alongside Alex Crawford and Robert Moore).
3) Two of the three nominees for Specialist Journalist are from Channel 4 News – Gary Gibbon and Victoria Macdonald.
Full list of nominations here
New European:
A consortium including Mark Thompson and Lionel Barber has conducted a management buy-out of The New European. Amol Rajan broke the story
Fox News:
“The network seems to have made a chaotic lunge towards the right wing in recent weeks as hosts have dabbled in conspiracy theories and aggressively attacked the Joe Biden administration.”

Fox News lurches further to the right to win back ‘hard-edge’ Trump supporters.