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Funny story: Robert Peston To Seek Hollywood Career

Robert Peston To Seek Hollywood Career

Top broadcast journalist Robert Peston has ambitious career plans for when the current world-wide financial crisis ends. The BBC's business editor is planning to take Hollywood by storm and star in a series of adventure blockbusters portraying the...

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Funny story: News International Scandal - BBC Coverage Has Media Reporters Up In Arms

News International Scandal - BBC Coverage Has Media Reporters Up In Arms

Media reporting staff at the BBC are up in arms over the corporation's coverage of the News International crisis. For years, listeners to Radio 4's Today programme and viewers of TV news bulletins have been accustomed to listening to media corresp...

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Funny story: Peston moves into new toilet studio

Peston moves into new toilet studio

In a move seen widely as indicative of the state of the economic situation, the BBC has announced that Robert Peston, Business Editor, will now broadcast all pieces to camera from the toilet of his bijou, ranch-style home. A BBC News spokesman sa...

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Funny story: Peston warns of 'celebrity crunch'

Peston warns of 'celebrity crunch'

Robert Peston has predicted a major meltdown in the world's celebrity system. The BBC's business editor made his grim forecast on his blog yesterday, and again this morning on Radio 4's 'Today' programme, which overran by twenty-three minutes when P...

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Funny story: Peston: I just guessed about Northern Rock

Peston: I just guessed about Northern Rock

BBC business editor Robert Peston today admitted he had no idea about Northern Rock and guessed. Speaking to the Commons Treasury select committee, he told MPs: "I got lucky. I needed a story quick so I made the whole Northern Rock going to the Ba...

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