Jeremy Paxman
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"Jeremy Dickson Paxman" is an English presenter/broadcaster, journalist and author. He has worked for the BBC since 1972 and is known for his forthright and abrasive interviewing style, particularly when interrogating politicians. His regular appearances on the BBC Two's Newsnight programme were sometimes criticised as aggressive, intimidating and condescending, yet also applauded as tough and incisive. He is the question master of University Challenge, succeeding Bamber Gascoigne when the programme was revived in 1994.

At the end of April 2014, Paxman announced that he was to leave Newsnight in June after 25 years of presenting the programme.

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The early bird may get the worm, but it?s the second mouse that gets the cheese.

I've spent my whole life being told I have a face like a horse. You are just what you are, aren't you?

I'm afraid I tend to be thinking about things and not paying sufficient attention to one's posture, deportment and general cast of face.

It's incumbent on those of us who work with the at least cut through some of the nonsense.

I hate the word 'sneering', I can't help the way my face looks.

He is consistently entertaining and thought-provoking.