Bbc Director General

BBC Spent Thousands On 'Vanity Portraits' Of Ex-DGs

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 06.02.2014 | UK

The BBC has been attacked for spending thousands of pounds of public money on "vanity" paintings of their ex-director generals. The corporation adm...

Tony Hall: Turn Around Guy

Bonnie Greer | Posted 03.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Bonnie Greer

In short, Tony is a major turn-around guy. But he knows better than most of us that he really has his work cut out for him now. He may disagree with me, but the truth is that the BBC is another country.

First Day For New BBC Boss

PA | Posted 02.04.2013 | UK

The new boss of the BBC has spoken of his pride on his first day in the job. Lord Hall, who started out as a BBC trainee 40 years ago, spent part o...

BBC Pays Tribute To Employee Killed In School Run Accident

PA | Posted 27.03.2013 | UK

The head of the BBC today paid tribute to an employee who died after his car plunged into a river as he and his wife took their children to school. ...

Tony Hall's Appointment Shows Why We Should Ignore Old School Ties

Bobby Friedman | Posted 22.01.2013 | UK Politics
Bobby Friedman

Hall's appointment provides a very good reminder of why big decisions should not be made on the basis of irrelevant factors like where someone went to school. Just as a candidate should not be promoted because of an old school tie, he should not be strangled because of it either.

Royal Opera House Chief Exec To Be BBC Director General

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.11.2012 | UK

Tony Hall, chief executive of the Royal Opera House, is to be appointed director-general of the BBC, the corporation reported on Thursday. The 61-y...

The Last Days of the BBC?

Mathew Strowbridge | Posted 13.01.2013 | UK Entertainment
Mathew Strowbridge

Somebody tell me what's going on. It seems that every day a new BBC executive is sent skulking to the butchers for a scalping.

RESULTS: Who Should Be The Next DG Of The BBC?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.11.2012 | UK

This is it - the results of the most hotly anticipated poll that has absolutely no chance of affecting any major BBC decisions are in. The Huff Po...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Abu's Out

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 13.11.2012 | UK Politics

The ten things you need to know on Tuesday 13 November... 1) ABU'S OUT "Laughing in our faces," screams the headline on the front of the Mirro...

Who's The Bookies' Favourite To Replace Entwistle?

PA | Posted 11.11.2012 | UK

Caroline Thomson is the favourite to become the new director general of the BBC, according to Ladbrokes. Following George Entwistle's resignation t...

George Entwistle's Resignation A 'Terrible Mistake'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 10.01.2013 | UK

George Entwistle's resignation was described as a "terrible mistake" on Saturday night by Labour's former culture secretary Ben Bradshaw. He wrote...

George Entwistle Resigns As Director General Of The BBC

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 10.01.2013 | UK

George Entwistle has resigned as director general of the BBC. The news was announced by Entwistle and BBC Trust Chairman Lord Patten in a statement ou...

Entwistle Faces Huge Backlash Over Handling Of Newsnight

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar and Paul Vale | Posted 10.11.2012 | UK

The director general of the BBC faces an uncertain future on Saturday night over the latest scandal to blight the corporation's flagship Newsnight pro...

Meet The BBC's New Director-General

Posted 04.07.2012 | UK

George Entwistle, currently Director of BBC Vision, is to replace Mark Thompson as the Director-General of the BBC, the BBC Trust announced on Wednesd...