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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 AvatarSteve Way 18th Dec - 9:39pm
    Peter Black may have misread this piece Caron. He has tweeted (and it has been re-tweeted by Joe Otten) that Labour didn't turn up to...
  • User AvatarPeter 18th Dec - 9:11pm
    Roland, you are being too kind. He means the EU all right, from the title to the end of his article. As you can tell,...
  • User AvatarTim13 18th Dec - 9:02pm
    Thanks, refitman, I understand now. Certainly Michael Green's inventions and porkies are pretty legendary these days! Caron - you have not returned to answer virtually...
  • User AvatarRoland 18th Dec - 8:51pm
    Peter - You are right the review was gave the answer Vince wanted, it only looked at the way the government owned shares were sold...
  • User AvatarErnstRemarx 18th Dec - 8:49pm
    Nice one Caron, nothing like putting lipstick on a pig to make it look, er, like a pig wearing lipstck. If you've read - and...
  • User Avatarrefitman 18th Dec - 8:48pm
    @JohnTilley they spend the first 4 years blaming everything on their predecessors and thereby get away with it. "The mess Labour left" - yep, gotten...