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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 AvatarLiberal Al 20th Dec - 12:09pm
    This is a fantastic piece: especially as it actually understands that the debate on the European Union is more to do with identity than economics....
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    Tsar, whilst I am sure there are those in certain parts of 'Western world' (that oh so real and not in anyway outdated concept) who...
  • User AvatarDavid Evans 20th Dec - 11:55am
    Ian Mollinson asks “What made us believe that they would willingly agree to proportional voting legislation or changes to the House of Lords?” Well the...
  • User AvatarJenny Barnes 20th Dec - 11:38am
    Talking of freeloaders. How about those with large amounts of inherited wealth? Are they freeloaders? Or is that ok because their ancestors came over with...
  • User AvatarNigel Jones 20th Dec - 11:18am
    Thank you Nick for this tribute and in particular for getting it put here on LDV for the rest of us to read. In our...
  • User AvatarRichard Dean 20th Dec - 11:15am
    Yes, spoiled children make all sorts of remarks about how their parents are unfair when they don't let them get what they want! Somehow the...
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