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Orooj Hakimi May 23
Nan Winton was the first female “newsreader “ on the BBC. She was banned from reading news,because the audience thought that "news-reading" was not a woman's job. She died at the age of 98 yesterday.
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Pests Lancashire May 21
First BBC TV woman newsreader dies
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RIPBot May 21
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Rose May 21
was the 1st woman to read national news on . She was taken off broadcast when viewers thought “women reading the news was unacceptable.” Women like Nan, helped shape the future of . RIP
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Mary-Jane Harbottle May 21
A hugely unappreciated trailblazer...
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Miss Pasty May 27
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Tim Hind May 22
Tribute to a woman, pioneering in a very male dominated world
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The Grim Reaper May 20
Nan Winton is no longer with us -
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Cornelius Alexander 18 Jun 11
Diversity firsts: became the first female newsreader on 20 June 1960. She lasted till Oct. The next arrived 15 years later !
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KOKO TV Nigeria May 21
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Alison Aye May 23
Day 142: Niki Lauda. London Evening Standard, 21.5.19. Article by Anthony France. Photographer uncredited. Day 143: Nancy Wigginton. Metro 22.5.19. Photo: PA/BBC.
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Riverside Studios May 21
Remembering the BBC's first female newsreader who has died aged 93
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Justin Fletcher May 21
RIP Great Lady. A pioneer who opened doors for others. Respect to her son, and my neighbour, Steve Stapley.
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Shveta Jadhav May 21
First woman television presenter on the BBC passes away. RIP
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SheThePeople May 22
, the first woman to read news on the BBC television has passed away. She was 93 years old at the time of her death. She started reading news on 20 June in 1960.
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Otwituarist May 21
An for newsreader I could tell you how, no matter the voice or the cut of dress, the news is still the news, but under time's baleful glare, such a story would be too frivolous to bear.
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Clare McDonnell May 21
What a trailblazer and a style icon too by the looks of things.
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Alastair Stewart Jun 1
This is excellent and about so much more than just the impressive, ground-breaking . Many, alive today, owe her a great deal.
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Alastair Stewart May 10
.'s Barbara Mandell broke the barrier in 1955; was the first woman newsreader in Scotland & , in 1960, across the UK. Angela Rippon really broke the barrier, opening the way for Anna Ford, Selina Scott, Carol Barnes and many others.
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Dead Celebrity Haiku May 23
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