U.K. media had a field day Friday with statements from the likes of former director generals Mark Thompson and George Entwistle, about a dropped report that put the BBC in crisis mode.
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Tony Hall expands Tim Davie’s role as head of BBC Worldwide and names BBC News director Helen Boaden as head of BBC Radio.
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SANTA CRUZ -- Milt Entwistle, 95, remains humble, even a bit bemused when he discusses being named a Santa Cruz County Hero. 'I was as surprised as anybody,' Entwistle said. 'I appreciate the thought, but I'm hardly a hero. I've only done what I've always wanted to do; teach boating safety.'
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New dawns at the BBC come along often these days. No sooner has a space been carved out for a portrait of George Entwistle, the corporation’s shortest lived pope, than his successor Lord Hall is swept by a tide of unfortunate events into the post.
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The BBC’s new Director-General, Tony Hall, as with his short-lived predecessor, George Entwistle, isn’t being allowed a honeymoon. He has become embroiled in two controversies within two weeks of arriving at the Corporation.
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Presenter signs nine-month extension to Radio 4 Today contract and will also front BBC1's Mastermind for another three yearsJohn Humphrys, the presenter of Radio 4's Today programme, has said he has no intention of stepping down after signing a nine-month extension to his contract, which expires at the end of the year.Humphrys, who has been a presenter on Radio 4's flagship...
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The 5,000 BBC news staff who moved to New Broadcasting House from Television Centre have a new mascot. A tiny mouse has been seen darting between the desks on the newsroom floor — the busy area viewers see when that motion sickness-inducing camera swoops through the air ahead of news bulletins.
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The former editor of the Times, James Harding, will be named as the BBC's director of news on Tuesday morning, the BBC's media correspondent understands.
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BBC's head of news programmes rejects claims students ran unacceptable risks during undercover filming
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Details of a lunch at which George Entwistle, when he was Director-General of the BBC, learnt that Jimmy Savile was...
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