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A BBC newsreader was caught texting at the desk but totally styled it out

“New number, who dis?”

THERE IS A long and distinguished tradition of newsreaders not knowing they are on camera – from Aengus Mac Grianna to half the BBC news staff.

And yesterday afternoon’s BBC News bulletin with Joanna Gosling can now be added to that list:

If you can’t see the video, click here.


That moment of realisation that the camera is live

Breaking up the mundane news cycle with accidental gaffes

She absolutely owned it though

Ah, live telly. Never change.

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David Elkin

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