BBC Trust

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Armando Iannucci leads criticism of secrecy over BBC’s future
The Thick of It creator seeks meeting with culture secretary to discuss ‘drip feed of sinister headlines’

Ben Quinn

20, May, 2021 @3:16 PM

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BBC pauses plans to cut jobs amid coronavirus outbreak
Proposal to axe 450 jobs and pay for the licence fee for over-75s put on ice

Jim Waterson Media editor

25, Mar, 2020 @5:57 PM

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Former BBC chair Rona Fairhead given ministerial post
Life peerage also given to Fairhead, who resigned from BBC after being told she would have to reapply for role

Jessica Elgot Political reporter

28, Sep, 2017 @12:34 PM

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Why interference is an ongoing issue for the BBC
Karen Bradley’s demands, issued via Ofcom, still amounts to Whitehall bullying the public service broadcaster

Peter Preston

20, Aug, 2017 @6:00 AM

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BBC promises a wider mix than rivals as it seeks to reinvent itself
Broadcaster outlines plan for ‘reflecting and representing a changing UK’ and its strategy for competing with Netflix and Amazon

Graham Ruddick

04, Jul, 2017 @1:15 PM

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You wake to find you are in charge of the BBC. Imagine your day …
The oversights and restrictions imposed on Lord Hall, the director general, seem to grow by the week. How does he manage to keep going?

Peter Preston

30, Apr, 2017 @5:59 AM

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Three senior BBC execs miss out on new board as Paralympian appointed
No place for James Purnell, James Harding and Charlotte Moore, with Tanni Grey-Thompson made a non-executive director

Jasper Jackson

23, Mar, 2017 @5:13 PM

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BBC Trust says Laura Kuenssberg report on Corbyn was inaccurate
Regulator says report on Labour leader’s views about shoot-to-kill breached impartiality and accuracy guidelines

Jane Martinson

18, Jan, 2017 @12:40 PM

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Incoming BBC chair calls for 'crown jewel' sports review in first appearance
David Clementi tells MPs list of free-to-air events should be reviewed, and says all top appointments should be apolitical

Jane Martinson and Jasper Jackson

17, Jan, 2017 @1:25 PM

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In interesting times, the BBC gets the most unexciting board chairman imaginable
The new BBC board chair is another wealthy white male. And while Sir David Clementi is a solid chap - where will the vision for broadcasting’s future come from now?

Peter Preston

15, Jan, 2017 @6:59 AM

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Sir David Clementi: City grandee ready to do the business at the BBC
The ex-Bank of England deputy governor advised the government to introduce a corporate-style BBC board – and has the experience to run it

Rupert Neate

10, Jan, 2017 @4:40 PM

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Sir David Clementi confirmed as new BBC chair
Former deputy governor of Bank of England will lead BBC’s new unitary board, which will replace BBC Trust

Mark Sweney

10, Jan, 2017 @3:53 PM

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