BBC News (global) have a Starscore of 478,650 and are No.18 today on the Global social media chart
With a total of 35,037,176 Twitter followers, 42,583,064 Facebook fans and 1,493,525,974 YouTube views. Today BBC News (global) gained 44,180 Twitter followers, gained 52,949 Facebook fans and gained 2,224,404 YouTube views. Their social media ranking has moved down 2 places in the daily Western Europe Chart to no.5 and remains at no.9 in the all time Western Europe Chart.
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BBC News is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs. The department is the world's largest broadcast news organisation and generates about 120 hours of radio and television output each day, as well as online news coverage. The service maintains 44 foreign news bureaux and has correspondents in almost every country. James Harding, a former editor of The Times newspaper, was named on 16 April 2013 as Director of News and Current Affairs.The department's annual budget is £350 million; it has 3,500 staff, 2,000 of whom are journalists. Through the BBC English Regions, BBC News has regional centres across England as well as national news centres in Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales. All regions and nations produce their own local news programmes and other current affairs and sport programmes.Radio and television operations are currently broadcast from the newly refurbished Broadcasting House, with all domestic, global, and online news divisions housed in Europe's largest live newsroom inside the building. Parliamentary coverage is produced and broadcast from studios in Millbank in London.The BBC is a quasi-autonomous corporation authorised by Royal Charter, making it formally independent of government, and required to report impartially. It has been accused of political bias from across the political spectrum. Internationally, the BBC has been banned from reporting from within some countries (?uch ?s Zimbabwe) which accuse the corporation of working to destabilise their governments.In 2004, the BBC celebrated 50 years of television news broadcasts. BBC News journalists, cameramen, and programmes have won awards over the years for reporting, particularly from the Royal Television Society. The BBC founded the BBC College of Journalism in 2005 as a part of the BBC Academy, following recommendations made after the Hutton Report.