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Mary Nightingale: 'I don't want fame'

Mary Nightingale: 'I don't want fame'
Mary Nightingale has labelled the celebrity lifestyle as "nonsense". In an interview with the Daily Mail, the ITV Evening News anchor said that a life in the public eye is not for her. "There is a choice you can make," she told the paper. "You can want to be a firework and are comfortable with fame. You love it and you want to wear nice dresses and do all that stuff. "I don't want to do things like that. I don't want to draw comparisons with Natasha [Kaplinsky]; I know her, she's a nice girl. But I just think it's a choice you make." Nightingale continued by saying that she thinks that an anchor's life should not become news itself. "I don't take to that (more)
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ITV News tops BBC in RTS journalism awards

ITV News tops BBC in RTS journalism awards
LONDON -- Commercial television's ITV News beat BBC News to win top prizes at the Royal Television Society's annual journalism awards announced Tuesday night. ITV Evening News was named news program of the year and ITV's John Irvine won the prize as TV journalist of the year. An ITV special, Welcome to Baghdad, reported by Irvine, won the international news award. Living with Michael, produced by Granada for ITV and featuring Martin Bashir's famous interview with Michael Jackson, won as program of the year. Sky News was named news channel of the year and Channel 4 won the news event award for its coverage of the Iraq war. The BBC picked up the international current affairs award for an episode of Panorama titled In the Line of Fire, which detailed the realities of modern warfare.

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