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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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    It's a different Tory party now than it was in 2010. Almost totally anti EU and with a PM who is an international embarrassment -...
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    "Rather, while we grapple with the challenges of reducing poverty, we should be willing to learn from anyone." Sounds promising! However, George hasn't been too...
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    Yes I can only endorse John Marriotts' comments on "Geoffreys" post. It makes me angry and rather sad that such thoughts and beliefs exist in...
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    @ Neil Sandison "Interesting to note many of those around that cabinet table are no longer active in current politics .They have moved on so...
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    Interesting to note many of those around that cabinet table are no longer active in current politics .They have moved on so should we ....
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    Well said, John. You've highlighted the worst sort of cold blinkered utilitarian Benthamite heartless Darwinian stuff that marred the mid 19th century Liberal Party....... and...