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Entwistle quits BBC: what next?

Another week, another day’s news headlines dominated by the media talking about itself… though this time with some legitimacy, as it’s not every day the Director-General of the BBC resigns within two months of being appointed to the post.

George Entwistle and the BBC’s Catch-22 problem

The BBC Director-General is editor-in-chief of the organisation, ultimately responsible for all content. The DG must also lead an organisation with 23,000 employees, a £4.8bn budget and multiple TV, radio and online outlets. I think it’s fair to say those are two …

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  • User AvatarPeter Hellyer 30th Nov - 4:55pm
    @Jonathan Brown As noted elsewhere, http://www.libdemvoice.org/ldv-members-survey-on-syrian-airstrikes-now-live-48451.html Farron's Condition 4 cannot be achieved – saying that the Government should be “absolutely clear on what Syria and...
  • User AvatarEddie Sammon 30th Nov - 4:52pm
    Sorry, I mean Cameron should be given tough limits, just to clarify. The real propaganda blow comes from civilian casualties. People don't hold up signs...
  • User AvatarThomasS 30th Nov - 4:37pm
    @expats I didn't say a worse disaster I said sooner - i.e. for the parliamentary party.
  • User AvatarToby Fenwick 30th Nov - 4:34pm
    @Martin: any attack would have to show that the harm caused was proportionate to the military advantage gained, and the Geneva Conventions bans any attack...
  • User Avatardavid thorpe 30th Nov - 4:30pm
    I usually agree with Nick-but not this time
  • User AvatarEddie Sammon 30th Nov - 4:27pm
    I think as long as Cameron isn't given a blank cheque and tough limits it should be fine. The threat of terrorism can never be...