It's possible Mr Katz has trouble with numbers - and is under pressure to reduce the salary budget before the end of the financial year. Spectator diarist Steerpike reveals another mix-up with numbers today - ending with a Newsnight producer ringing the Prime Minister's personal mobile for an overrun.Newsnight is a great place to work. And from January I won't have an excuse to wear makeup in the evenings.— Duncan Weldon (@DuncanWeldon) November 27, 2015
Friday, November 27, 2015
A funny sort of Black Friday at Newsnight, where Editor Ian Katz seems to be clearing shelves of correspondents. C4 reporter Michael Crick believes Allegra Stratton, the programme's Political Editor, is in talks to join ITV News; and Economics Correspondent Duncan Weldon is "off" in January.