Entwistle

What next for the BBC? More open, networked, devolved

There is an immediate mess to be cleared up at the BBC but then it needs longer term restructuring. There is a fairly superficial job to be done on getting the right people in the right posts, but then ¬†there is the deeper challenge of changing culture. When Mark Thompson left I wrote that the BBC desperately needed an outsider […]

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November 12th, 2012|Media|0 Comments|

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

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 in the BBC will resume its normally high levels and it deserves that. There is much excellent output from the […]

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November 10th, 2012|Journalism|3 Comments|