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Ben de Pear

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Editor of Channel 4 News.

'A wonderful man' - Graham Heslop remembered — Graham was a wonderful man: fun, compassionate, a brilliant cameraman and editor because he was a brilliant, instinctive journalist, a wonderful caring father and the stable anchor of every team. Like all our cameramen and women he worked his guts out, took enormous but calculated risks because he believed in what he was doing, and never stopped until the job was done.

The road to Qunu: a journey to Mandela's resting place — Following the Johannesburg memorial service and three days lying in state, on Saturday the body of Nelson Mandela will travel to Mvezo by air, and then on to Qunu, his birthplace and ancestral home.

Sri Lanka, 'impossible journalism' and Channel 4 News — Today, Sri Lanka's President Mahinda Rajapaksa closed what has been a controversial Chogm summit. The final communique avoided any mention of human rights - one of the central principles of the Commonwealth - instead agreeing to cooperate on a number of issues, including poverty reduction, trade and youth affairs.

Sri Lanka, 'Corrupted Journalism' and Channel 4 News — In the media pack given to all arriving journalists at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) being held in Sri Lanka next week is a 222 page book called " Corrupted Journalism". It is an out and out attack on Channel 4 and our journalism.
Aug 31, 2016

RT @iron_emu: Another significant day in US media: the Chicago Tribune sells its wonderful tower. 

Aug 31, 2016

RT @ianbremmer: Trump in Mexico: Didn't discuss who would pay for The Wall. Do not bother the Great Man with details.

Aug 31, 2016

RT @C4KylieM: "Free trade with North America has done a lot of good for US as well as Mexico." President Pena Nieto explains to @realDonaldTrump

Aug 30, 2016


Aug 30, 2016

RT @MelBrooks: Gene Wilder-One of the truly great talents of our time. He blessed every film we did with his magic & he blessed me with his…

Aug 24, 2016

A spokesman said: "The flight went really well and the only issue was when it landed."

Aug 23, 2016

RT @Hayley_Barlow: When @MattFrei met Trump's new campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway ... 'President Trump: Can He Really Win?' 9pm, Ch4

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