2024 United Kingdom General Election - Media Coverage

Discuss media coverage of the 2024 United Kingdom General Election.

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As mentioned in the BBC News thread, Laura Kuenssberg (Presenter of Sunday with Laura Kuenssberg program), and Clive Myrie (News at Six and 10 Presenter) will be leading the BBC’s TV coverage.

Chris Mason (BBC Political Editor) will also be joining Laura and Clive at the desk.

There will also be local programs for Scotland (hosted by Martin Geissler), Northern Ireland (hosted by Mark Carruthers), and Wales (hosted by Nick Servini). The national program will air on BBC Two in Northern Ireland and Wales, and on the BBC News Channel in Scotland.

Radio coverage will be with Nick Robinson, Rachel Burden and Henry Zeffman (Chief BBC Political Correspondent) on Radio 4 and 5 Live (World Service will have mix of election coverage, and international news).

Reeta Chakrabarti (BBC News at Six and Ten presenter) will be at the touchscreen in London, with Jeremy Vine doing AR from Cardiff, and Newsnight presenter Kirsty Wark from Glasgow, and Andrea Catherwood from Belfast. Professor Sir John Curtice will also be providing insight in the London studio.

Fiona Bruce (Question Time Presenter), Victoria Derbyshire (Newsnight Presenter), Naga Munchetty, Nick Watt, and Alex Forsyth will be leading the team of reporters.

Sophie Raworth (BBC News at 10 and Six presenter) and Jon Kay will host Friday daytime coverage, with deputy political editor Vicki Young. The Context presenter Christian Fraser will also be involved, with Nicky Campbell hosting further coverage from Glasgow.

BBC’s coverage will also come from Studio B.

The BBC has also proposed a debate between party leaders.

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Here is also some details on BBC Scotland’s coverage

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Reckon any of the Australian networks will mount coverage?

Antony Greene has already said he won’t be available - prebooked holiday IIRC.

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IIRC in the past ABC has had some extended coverage on the news channel during normal bulletins, and Seven and Nine may do updates with UK correspondent.

SBS in the past has taken at least part of the BBC’s coverage.

Probably will use Casey Briggs instead.

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6 News is lol

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Will probably be more extensive that the commercial networks coverage.

Will 6 News have an Antony Green style touchscreen though?

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The debate line-up is:

Friday 7 June, London – Mishal Husain will host a debate between leading figures from the seven biggest political parties in Great Britain. This will be broadcast from 7.30pm-9pm.

Thursday 20 June, York – Fiona Bruce will host a Question Time Leaders’ Special with the leaders of the four biggest political parties in Great Britain, broadcast from 8pm-10pm.

Wednesday 26 June, Nottingham – Sophie Raworth will host a head-to-head debate between Rishi Sunak and Sir Keir Starmer. This is set to be the last TV debate of the election campaign, as people prepare to cast their votes the following week. It will be broadcast from 9pm-10pm.

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" ball-chewing gimp" :thinking:

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Has Boris had a double life in a sex dungeon?

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Not to mention Schnorrer is a phrase with anti-Semitic undertones…

He does seem awfully familiar with that sort of terminology :stuck_out_tongue:

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Given he can never seem to remember how many kids he has out there, wouldn’t surprise me.

Boris’ way with the written word is… unique

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To be fair, they’ve had four years to prepare.

Now all they need to do is use this version of the Arthur election theme, and put Fiona Bruce in the host chair, and it will be :100::

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ITV has today confirmed its line up for Election night.

Tom Bradby - who anchored election nights in 2015, 2017 and 2019 - will again lead ITV’s coverage as viewers see the results announced and the emerging political shape of the new Parliament.

Tom will be joined in the studio throughout the night by an unrivalled team of political insider guests including George Osborne, Ed Balls and Nicola Sturgeon for Election 2024 Live: The Results airing on ITV1, ITVX, STV and STV Player.

Also on hand will be ITV News’ Robert Peston, Anushka Asthana and Paul Brand plus ITV’s leading election analysts Professor Jane Green and Professor Colin Rallings.

ITV News reporters will be on the ground right around the UK throughout bringing news from every corner of the country.

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Britain Decides with The Rest Is Politics and Gogglebox will begin at 9.45pm on 4th July and follow the results of the ballot until 9am the following morning, making it the longest continuous programme on Election Night.

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