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Last Updated: Wednesday, 13 September 2006, 15:09 GMT 16:09 UK


STORIES BEHIND THE HEADLINES...

Russia mourns
Moscow producer Zoya Trunova describes the trauma and dangers of reporting on the Beslan school siege.

Spreading the word
Executive producer Lizz Loxam looks back at the highlights of this summer's BBC on Tour events across the UK.

From soapbox to gogglebox
Since the dawn of BBC TV news 50 years ago, successive prime ministers have sought to manipulate television to their own ends.


MORE BEHIND THE HEADLINES

Shock over shooting of BBC crew
The attack on the two BBC journalists in Riyadh is condemned by their colleagues and US and Saudi officials.

A day in the life of a court artist
Carlos the Jackal, Lord Archer, Catherine Zeta Jones - Julia Quenzler has drawn them all in her two decades as the BBC's court illustrator.

BBC outlines post-Hutton reforms
New editorial guidelines and a journalism college are among the BBC changes in response to the Hutton Report.

Here's one I made earlier
Kevin Bishop describes the home made satellite van used to broadcast across Rwanda on the anniversary of the genocide.


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Editorial policy
The deputy director of BBC news, Mark Damazer, outlines the department's editorial policy


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