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JF
JF World News West Country (East) Points West
Is Nancy Kacungira doing three hours now (from 7) or is she in the final hour of 'afternoon' BBC World coverage? 7-8 and 8-10 on Fridays have had a different presenter on the News Channel for the past several months.


She started at 7, Friday is slightly different as no OS or Katty & Christian. Probably working a Saturday shift till 1am or her pre covid shift till 10. Also simulcast started at 4pm with Clive to cover events in America
TV
TVNewsviewer Central (West) Midlands Today
AlexS posted:
Something seems slightly wrong in the BBC taking a black presenter off of the major BBC One bulletins so that he could present a much lower profile programme on the news channel on black rights this evening.


I've have said the programme on the News Channel, which has provided several hours of coverage, has in fact been given high profile and raised to that standard by being called a "News Special", even if it isn't on BBC One. However, I am viewing it through the lens of the lower number audience of the News Channel and forgetting that many many more people watch BBC One and won't notice the coverage.

Regarding "taking a black presenter" off the News at Six, although I agree with the subsequent poster that maybe this wasn't well worded, is there a suggestion that it is wrong to take someone off a programme, if that even has taken place? The complaint doesn't seem valid because, if he has been removed, to present major coverage of significant and important events (even though the BBC hasn't apparently seen them as important enough for BBC One - maybe that's the right complaint here), he has been replaced by Reeta Chakrabarti - Indian-British - therefore not white. Or is it is unacceptable to take off a Black presenter, even if a British Asian presenter is used instead, because it is only Black people whose removal can be objected to and not Asian people (or British-Asian who are not White)? If a white presenter had been available for the News at Six and Clive "removed" to a different programme, even if one to present special coverage for which he is well-qualified and maybe wanted to cover, would that have given a more valid complaint? Is this about removal of black presenters or the removal of presenters whose ethnicity is in the minority in the UK? Or maybe neither.

Actually, as Reeta, as well as Clive, are each seen presenting both main BBC One bulletins on Friday nights, either could have been rota'd to be presenting this evening's bulletins and therefore 4-6pm (or to 7pm) could have been Clive's original place on the rota in any event. So we don't even know if it has been changed and it may therefore not be about race or ethnicity at all.
Last edited by TVNewsviewer on 28 August 2020 8:21pm - 2 times in total
JF
JF World News West Country (East) Points West
AlexS posted:
Something seems slightly wrong in the BBC taking a black presenter off of the major BBC One bulletins so that he could present a much lower profile programme on the news channel on black rights this evening.


I've have said the programme on the News Channel, which has provided several hours of coverage, has in fact been given high profile and raised to that standard by being called a "News Special", even if it isn't on BBC One. However, I am viewing it through the lens of the lower number audience of the News Channel and forgetting that many many more people watch BBC One and won't notice the coverage.

Regarding "taking a black presenter" off the News at Six, although I agree with the subsequent poster that maybe this wasn't well worded, is there a suggestion that it is wrong to take someone off a programme, if that even has taken place? The complaint doesn't seem valid because, if he has been removed, to present major coverage of significant and important events (even though the BBC hasn't apparently seen them as important enough for BBC One - maybe that's the right complaint here), he has been replaced by Reeta Chakrabarti - Indian-British - therefore not white. Or is it is unacceptable to take off a Black presenter, even if a British Asian presenter is used instead, because it is only Black people whose removal can be objected to and not Asian people (or British-Asian who are not White)? If a white presenter had been available for the News at Six and Clive "removed" to a different programme, even if one to present special coverage for which he is well-qualified and maybe wanted to cover, would that have given a more valid complaint? Is this about removal of black presenters or the removal of presenters whose ethnicity is in the minority in the UK? Or maybe neither.

Actually, as Reeta, as well as Clive, are each seen presenting both main BBC One bulletins on Friday nights, either could have been rota'd to be presenting this evening's bulletins and therefore 4-6pm (or to 7pm) could have been Clive's original place on the rota in any event so we don't even know if it has been changed and it may therefore not be about race or ethnicity at all.


It was also a simulcast with BBC World News so made sense to have a senior presenter and a former Los Angeles correspondent present
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TV
TVNewsviewer Central (West) Midlands Today
Is Nancy Kacungira doing three hours now (from 7) or is she in the final hour of 'afternoon' BBC World coverage? 7-8 and 8-10 on Fridays have had a different presenter on the News Channel for the past several months.


She started at 7, Friday is slightly different as no OS or Katty & Christian. Probably working a Saturday shift till 1am or her pre covid shift till 10. Also simulcast started at 4pm with Clive to cover events in America


Sometimes there's a Christian but I can't recall a Katty & Christian on a Friday.
JF
JF World News West Country (East) Points West
Is Nancy Kacungira doing three hours now (from 7) or is she in the final hour of 'afternoon' BBC World coverage? 7-8 and 8-10 on Fridays have had a different presenter on the News Channel for the past several months.


She started at 7, Friday is slightly different as no OS or Katty & Christian. Probably working a Saturday shift till 1am or her pre covid shift till 10. Also simulcast started at 4pm with Clive to cover events in America


Sometimes there's a Christian but I can't recall a Katty & Christian on a Friday.


That was before they relaunch Katty & Christian, he doesn't now work Friday. Christian present 21-22 & 2230-0100
Last edited by JF World News on 28 August 2020 8:43pm
JW
JamesWorldNews Central World News
AlexS posted:
Something seems slightly wrong in the BBC taking a black presenter off of the major BBC One bulletins so that he could present a much lower profile programme on the news channel on black rights this evening.


I've have said the programme on the News Channel, which has provided several hours of coverage, has in fact been given high profile and raised to that standard by being called a "News Special", even if it isn't on BBC One. However, I am viewing it through the lens of the lower number audience of the News Channel and forgetting that many many more people watch BBC One and won't notice the coverage.

Regarding "taking a black presenter" off the News at Six, although I agree with the subsequent poster that maybe this wasn't well worded, is there a suggestion that it is wrong to take someone off a programme, if that even has taken place? The complaint doesn't seem valid because, if he has been removed, to present major coverage of significant and important events (even though the BBC hasn't apparently seen them as important enough for BBC One - maybe that's the right complaint here), he has been replaced by Reeta Chakrabarti - Indian-British - therefore not white. Or is it is unacceptable to take off a Black presenter, even if a British Asian presenter is used instead, because it is only Black people whose removal can be objected to and not Asian people (or British-Asian who are not White)? If a white presenter had been available for the News at Six and Clive "removed" to a different programme, even if one to present special coverage for which he is well-qualified and maybe wanted to cover, would that have given a more valid complaint? Is this about removal of black presenters or the removal of presenters whose ethnicity is in the minority in the UK? Or maybe neither.

Actually, as Reeta, as well as Clive, are each seen presenting both main BBC One bulletins on Friday nights, either could have been rota'd to be presenting this evening's bulletins and therefore 4-6pm (or to 7pm) could have been Clive's original place on the rota in any event. So we don't even know if it has been changed and it may therefore not be about race or ethnicity at all.


It's an algorithm.

Let's move on................
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MF
Matthew_Fieldhouse Central (West) Midlands Today

She started at 7, Friday is slightly different as no OS or Katty & Christian. Probably working a Saturday shift till 1am or her pre covid shift till 10. Also simulcast started at 4pm with Clive to cover events in America


Sometimes there's a Christian but I can't recall a Katty & Christian on a Friday.


That was before they relaunch Katty & Christian, he doesn't now work Friday. Christian present 21-22 & 2230-0100

Just 21:00-22:00 usually
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8EmCnoa_w4h6qqHHSwHf0Q
CM
cmthwtv West Country (East) Points West
AlexS posted:
Something seems slightly wrong in the BBC taking a black presenter off of the major BBC One bulletins so that he could present a much lower profile programme on the news channel on black rights this evening.


I've have said the programme on the News Channel, which has provided several hours of coverage, has in fact been given high profile and raised to that standard by being called a "News Special", even if it isn't on BBC One. However, I am viewing it through the lens of the lower number audience of the News Channel and forgetting that many many more people watch BBC One and won't notice the coverage.

Regarding "taking a black presenter" off the News at Six, although I agree with the subsequent poster that maybe this wasn't well worded, is there a suggestion that it is wrong to take someone off a programme, if that even has taken place? The complaint doesn't seem valid because, if he has been removed, to present major coverage of significant and important events (even though the BBC hasn't apparently seen them as important enough for BBC One - maybe that's the right complaint here), he has been replaced by Reeta Chakrabarti - Indian-British - therefore not white. Or is it is unacceptable to take off a Black presenter, even if a British Asian presenter is used instead, because it is only Black people whose removal can be objected to and not Asian people (or British-Asian who are not White)? If a white presenter had been available for the News at Six and Clive "removed" to a different programme, even if one to present special coverage for which he is well-qualified and maybe wanted to cover, would that have given a more valid complaint? Is this about removal of black presenters or the removal of presenters whose ethnicity is in the minority in the UK? Or maybe neither.

Actually, as Reeta, as well as Clive, are each seen presenting both main BBC One bulletins on Friday nights, either could have been rota'd to be presenting this evening's bulletins and therefore 4-6pm (or to 7pm) could have been Clive's original place on the rota in any event. So we don't even know if it has been changed and it may therefore not be about race or ethnicity at all.


It's an algorithm.

Let's move on................


All this fuss for him to be on BBC One tonight 😂



TV
TVNewsviewer Central (West) Midlands Today
Slight shift change today, Nancy is starting an hour earlier due to the news special


Nancy ended an hour earlier too - left air just before the Film Review before midnight. Aaron Safir now on air, began an hour early. Presumably covering all night till 6am.
RN
Rolling News Central (East) East Midlands Today
I’ve just asked this question in the ITV News thread regarding Duncan Goldstani but which presenters have appeared for different broadcasters alongside each other at the same time? Another I can think of is Lukwesa Burak who was doing local BBC Weather at the same time as Sky News.
JW
JamesWorldNews Central World News
Lewis Vaughan Jones on both BBC World and ITN at the same time. Albeit for a short time.
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VA
valley
Emma Crosby on both Sky News and Channel 5 News. Sam Naz used to do the same.
Nick Quraishi doing Sky News and radio bulletins on BBC and LBC.

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