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Ben de Pear

As seen in: Channel 4 News

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.
Sep 29, 2016

RT @paraicobrien: He introduced himself to us as 'Pepsi, The Queen of the Jungle'. #calais. 'Odyessy' doesn't do it justice. Will sen…

Sep 29, 2016

RT @liamdutton: A good chance of Northern Lights (aurora borealis) over UK in coming nights - mainly in north. Find out how to see…

Sep 29, 2016

RT @Channel4News: Children swimming in bomb craters as bodies are pulled from the rubble. The morning after a bombing in Aleppo.

Sep 28, 2016

RT @shamindernahal: Dutch MEP @MarietjeSchaake tells @jonsnowC4 it's time Russian authorities co-operate so those responsible for MH17 are…

Sep 28, 2016

See @Baddiel My Family: Not the sitcom. Shocking but v funny, told with love. Just lost someone (nothing like his mum) &made me feel better

Sep 28, 2016

Shocking @ihs figures on #Aleppo; in 2016 there were 1,015 air strikes by Syrian/Russians, @ least 1,937 dead, 1,042 civilians @Channel4News

Sep 27, 2016

RT @innercitypress: On #SriLanka, ICP asked UN of Sirisena saying Ban put NO pressure to comply with HRC resolution. Spox: "look at read-out."

Sep 27, 2016

RT @innercitypress: After 10 years reporting on the #UN, ICP was thrown out on 2 hrs notice, Banned. Now this petition:

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