Bbc Trust

Here's How Much The Beeb Is Paying Its Top Off-Air Talent

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 19.07.2017 | UK

The BBC has released details about how much its off-air top earners were paid over the last year. As a row battles on about the gender pay gap between...

BBC Trust Rules Laura Kuenssberg's Jeremy Corbyn Interview Was Inaccurate

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 18.01.2017 | UK

The BBC Trust has ruled an interview of Jeremy Corbyn by political editor Laura Kuenssberg on the News at Six breached accuracy and impartiality guide...

BBC Trust To 'Look Afresh' At Jeremy Corbyn 'Shoot-To-Kill' Coverage Complaint

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 06.01.2017 | UK

The BBC Trust is to “look afresh” at the findings of a provisional report concluding Political Editor Laura Kuenssberg inaccurately represented Je...

BBC Shakeup Just Put Radios 1 And 2 Firmly In The Firing Line

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 16.07.2015 | UK

Two of the BBC's most popular radio stations have already been singled out, it was revealed on Thursday, as Culture Secretary John Whittingdale fired ...

Latest BBC Claim Triggers Another Fight Between Journalists

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 26.06.2015 | UK

A bitter row between journalists has broken out over conflicting government briefings on the fragile future of the BBC. The corporation's Trust, a...

The Present System of the BBC Trust Is Out of Date

Evelyn Robert de Rothschild | Posted 10.05.2015 | UK
Evelyn Robert de Rothschild

The present system of the BBC Trust is out of date. It is wrong to consider that an organisation be run by a trust as well as by a company that it is supposed to manage the business. It would seem perfectly normal to understand that the licence holders are no different than shareholders.

Last Chance for the BBC Trust?

Paul Blanchard | Posted 07.04.2015 | UK
Paul Blanchard

Is Rona Fairhead doomed to be the very last chair of the BBC Trust? The chair is a basket-case of a job in which you can please no one, achieve nothing and the chances are high that you'll end up wondering why you ever applied in the first place.

The World's Worst Job: Chairman of the BBC Trust

Paul Blanchard | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK
Paul Blanchard

The job of chairman of the BBC Trust is up for grabs. On paper it looks like a dream job. Not too taxing; perks of being a civil servant; good pay; great working environment; interesting, high-profile, semi-altruistic organisation. However, unless you've been living on Mars for the last 15 years, you'll know that this is, in fact, the job from hell.

George May Get His Former Adviser To Run The BBC

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 30.07.2014 | UK Politics

Nick Prettejohn, the City grandee who advised Chancellor George Osborne, is reportedly a top contender to be the next chairman of the BBC Trust after ...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Is Cable Toast?

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 29.05.2014 | UK Politics

Here are the five things you need to know on Thursday 29 May 2014... 1) IS CABLE TOAST? The Lib Dems are in the midst of a proper political cris...

Lord Patten Quits As BBC Chair

The Huffington Post UK/PA. | Posted 06.05.2014 | UK

BBC Trust chairman Lord Patten is standing down from the role with immediate effect on health grounds following major heart surgery. He said he was...

BBC Tries To Boost Diversity With Course

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 29.04.2014 | UK

The BBC sent its senior journalists on a course designed to stamp out "unconscious bias" against ethnic minorities, in a bid to recruit a more diverse...

BBC Apology Only Emboldens Dictatorial Regimes

Hoe-Yeong Loke | Posted 17.05.2014 | UK
Hoe-Yeong Loke

I was one of the 10 participants on a trip to North Korea in March 2013, involving students of the London School of Economics (LSE) and undercover journalists of the BBC. When I saw the BBC's apology, following an inquiry by the BBC Trust, I was baffled - it was an apology which I neither needed nor asked for.

The BBC's Exit Strategy If Panorama Students Got Stuck In North Korea Was Dreadful

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 18.03.2014 | UK

A BBC Panorama programme which sent an undercover team into North Korea as part of a group of LSE students made a "serious failing" and breached a num...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: 'No Attack On Syria, No Matter What'

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 08.09.2013 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Sunday 8 September 2013... 1) 'NO ATTACK ON SYRIA, NO MATTER WHAT, SAY VOTERS' That's the splash headline on...

BBC 'Paid Too Much To Senior Staff' In Redundancy Payments

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.07.2013 | UK

BBC pay-offs to senior staff have breached the corporation's own guidelines by being over-generous and have "put public trust at risk", the National A...

Could £450,000 Pay-Off Be Reclaimed?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.03.2013 | UK

The BBC has taken legal advice to establish whether it has any financial claims against former director-general George Entwistle. Tory MP Rob Wilso...

Radio 1 Host Nick Grimshaw's Listener Figures Slide

PA | Posted 31.01.2013 | UK Entertainment

Radio 1 host Nick Grimshaw has pulled in the lowest audience for the station's breakfast show for almost seven years during his first months in the jo...

A Poisoned Chalice?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.11.2012 | UK

The acting director general of the BBC will set out his plans for rebuilding trust in the corporation in the wake of the botched Newsnight child abus...

Lord Patten 'BBC Still The Greatest Broadcaster In The World'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.11.2012 | UK

Lord Patten said he still believes the BBC, though not perfect, is "the greatest broadcaster in the world" in the wake of the Newsnight investigation ...

Jimmy Savile 'Molested Brain-Damaged Patient', Nurse Claims

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.10.2012 | UK

Lord Patten has asked the BBC director-general George Entwistle to review its guidelines on child protection following what he called the "cesspit" of...

BBC Cuts Force A Reduction In News Presenters

PA | Posted 08.02.2012 | UK

BBC News is to cut back on the number of on-screen presenters on its channel, and employ fewer broadcasters in the field for international stories. ...

Salmond In Hot Water After Comparing BBC Boss To Nazi

PA | Posted 05.02.2012 | UK Politics

Opposition leaders have called for Alex Salmond to apologise after he used a term linked to officials in Nazi Germany to describe a BBC adviser. Sc...

Leveson Inquiry: Full List Of Invited Audience

Posted 05.12.2011 | UK

It reads like a Who’s Who list of the newspaper industry. This is the full list of invited audience for the first of the Leveson Inquiry seminars on...