Tag Archives: Director General

Nov 10 2012

George Entwistle is gone but how to rebuild confidence in the BBC?

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The fact that George Entwistle has resigned is good news for the BBC – although a personally devastating decision for one honourable individual.* The real problem at the BBC right now is not trust, it’s confidence. In the long-term trust … Continue reading

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Mar 20 2012

It doesn’t matter who is the boss at the BBC. And yet, at this time it matters more than ever.

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BBC Director General Mark Thompson was the consummate BBC suit who was promoted quickly, did much, but left little substantial legacy that can be attributed directly to him. He was an adept politician, a hard-working and dedicated servant of public … Continue reading

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