How much do you know about the BBC News? BBC – British Broadcasting Corporation is the no.1 news media which collects all the news and current affairs all over the world. This is the world’s largest organisation for collecting 24*7 news over radio and media. This organisation maintain 50 foreign news bureaus with 250+ correspondents around the world. Fran Unsworth has been the director of News & Current Affairs for BBC News since January 2018. This organisation has 2000 journalist among 3,500 staffs all over the world. BBC Head Office situated in Europe, in Broadcasting House in central London.
History Of BBC :
Let’s know about the BBC news in the early age, British Broadcasting Company was BBC‘s first radio bulletin from radio station 2LO on 14 November 1922. Other news publishers persuaded the government to ban the BBC from broadcasting news before 7:00 pm for avoiding competition. But Gradually BBC owns the right to edit and copy and created its own news organisation. But until World War II, It could not broadcast its news before 6 P.M. Then a weekly Children’s Newsreel was started on 23 April 1950 around the 350,000 receivers. After that, It started casting its radio news on television simultaneously in 1946 with a still picture of Big Ben. Its television bulletins started on 5 July 1954. People’s interest in television grew up on Elizabeth II’s coronation in 1953. Almost 27 million people viewed the programme in the UK. For the first time, television overtook the radio’s audience of 12 million.
BBC’s news website – BBC – Homepage Launched in November 1997. This website is one of the most popular websites in the UK. It has almost 14 million global readers every month. This website covers international news as well as Sports, Entertainment news, Political and Science news.
BBC is providing Mobile application for Android, iOS and Windows Phone since 2010.