Richard Bacon

Could Cuts Axe Fall On BBC3 And BBC4?

The Huffington Post UK | Amelia Amin | Posted 03.03.2014 | UK

BBC3 and BBC4 could be cut by the national broadcaster as part of its next round of savings. The BBC must make the savings - equivalent to 20% of t...

Twitter Should Not Be a Realm Beyond the Law

Mohammed Ansar | Posted 22.03.2013 | UK Tech
Mohammed Ansar

In this lawless, wild west of a social networking landscape, it's a vital public service that individuals pursue claims for the sake of society as a whole and to send a clear message to others. We have a moral duty beyond ourselves.

PMQs Limelight Stolen By Amazing Tie

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 05.12.2012 | UK Politics

A lot of political capital is placed in ties. Party colours are key - you wouldn't catch David Cameron in a red tie - and, apparently, politicians in ...

Could Twitter Be Deliberately Exploited to Promote Evil?

Hugh Salmon | Posted 28.01.2013 | UK Tech
Hugh Salmon

Could we see, one day, the anonymity of Twitter being cold-heartedly exploited in a planned and calculated way by an evil person? Could Twitter be used to incite physical violence and murder?

'This Morning' Couple Abused By Trolls

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 03.07.2012 | UK Entertainment

Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford have joined the list of celebrities who've spoken out about trolls on Twitter and internet abuse. The Northern Ir...

Caroline Frost

Can You Tell When Someone's Lying?

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 24.04.2012 | UK Entertainment

Reckon you could tell the difference between a work of classical art and a fake? How about telling if somebody’s lying? Or rock-climbing? How to...

Tonight's TV Pick: Mary Beard, Unzipped, Hidden Talent

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 24.04.2012 | UK Entertainment

Meet The Romans With Mary Beard - BBC2, 9pm The Cambridge Classicist is back exploring Roman street life and defying AA Gill who called her too ugly...

'Trolling' is Unacceptable But Are Celebrities Making Themselves Too Accessible?

Cynthia Lawrence | Posted 18.06.2012 | Home
Cynthia Lawrence

In recent weeks the news has been dominated with reports about cyber 'trolling' or in layman's terms, abuse or harassment posted on social networking sites. Celebrities in particular have become targets of such cyber 'trolls' from Ashton Kutcher to the lesser-known, former TV presenter Richard Bacon.

Move Lords To Manchester, Suggests Labour Peer

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 18.04.2012 | UK Politics

The House of Lords should be relocated to Manchester, according to a former Labour cabinet minister. Lord Adonis argued that moving parliament's up...

Aston's Bully Torment

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.03.2012 | Home

JLS' lives have changed rather dramatically since coming second on The X Factor in 2008 - but their success has come at a price as Aston Merrygold has...

TV Pick: Bacon's Online Torment

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 19.03.2012 | UK Entertainment

The Anti-Social Network -BBC 3, 9pm Radio 5 Live presenter Richard Bacon attempts to track down and confront three internet bullies as he explores ...

Richard Bacon: I've Been Cyber-Bullied

PA | Posted 17.05.2012 | UK Entertainment

Former Blue Peter presenter Richard Bacon has revealed how he has been targeted by abusive internet "trolls", in a bid to highlight the growing proble...

Student Loans Head Investigated Over Tax Avoidance

PA/Huffington Post | Posted 02.02.2012 | UK Universities & Education

The earnings of the head of the Student Loans Company are to be investigated after it emerged he was dodging tax, saving him "tens of thousands of pou...

Richard Bacon: BBC Is 'Paranoid And Nervous'

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 28.12.2011 | UK

Radio Five Live presenter Richard Bacon has described the BBC as being a "paranoid and nervous organisation" which is too worried about being talked a...

POLL: Jonathan Ross Defends His £6m BBC Wage: 'I Was Worth It'

Posted 31.10.2011 | UK Entertainment

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Jonathan Ross claims he was worth the near-£6 million he earned each year from the BBC - and said he had turned down millions mo...

The Huffington Post UK Launch Live Blog: Arianna Huffington And Guests

The Huffington Post | Dina Rickman | Posted 05.09.2011 | UK

Check here for live updates from our launch debate on the state of the media with Arianna Huffington, Alastair Campbell, Jon Gaunt, Kelly Osbourne, jo...