Paul Dacre

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Britain’s broadcast media is too valuable to be the toy of politicians and moguls | Will Hutton
Rupert Murdoch launches a new channel, C4 is threatened and notions of impartiality seem up for grabs. Are we seeing a challenge to the old order?

Will Hutton

19, Sep, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Paul Dacre ‘should be banned from reapplying’ as Ofcom chair, says Tory MP
Ministers restarted interview process for Ofcom job after former editor considered ‘unappointable’

Jim Waterson Media editor

15, Sep, 2021 @12:16 PM

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Ministers struggle to find people to interview Paul Dacre for Ofcom job
Exclusive: Second attempt to make former Daily Mail editor chair of media regulator hits stumbling block

Jim Waterson Media editor

31, Aug, 2021 @11:51 AM

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‘Bloody difficult women’: Brexit play hits the London stage
Theresa May and pro-EU campaigner Gina Miller are key characters in a new drama about Britain’s battle over Europe

Richard Brooks

07, Aug, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Ministers reopen hunt for Ofcom chair after Paul Dacre is rejected
Government starts process from scratch, allowing PM’s favoured candidate second chance at job

Jim Waterson

27, May, 2021 @1:29 PM

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The BBC has blundered. But its enemies must not be free to define its future | Alan Rusbridger
Lord Dyson was rightly scathing of the Martin Bashir saga, but those calling for the corporation’s reform should first check their own ethics

Alan Rusbridger

23, May, 2021 @9:30 AM

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Bid to stop Paul Dacre taking over at TV regulator
Industry and government figures stage 11th-hour effort to prevent former Mail editor being appointed chair of Ofcom

Michael Savage

02, May, 2021 @9:30 AM

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Johnson poised to appoint Paul Dacre chair of Ofcom
PM’s choice of controversial former Mail editor is part of his election promise to radically overhaul the BBC

Vanessa Thorpe Arts and media correspondent

31, Jan, 2021 @10:45 AM

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The Guardian view on the BBC: more than good value | Editorial
Editorial: The BBC should argue for itself as a public utility, central to democratic life


24, Jan, 2021 @6:30 PM

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The Daily Mail has turned against the anti-vaxxers it used to champion | Polly Toynbee
As the paper lends its support to a Covid vaccine, don’t forget the damage it once did by backing bogus science, says Guardian columnist Polly Toynbee

Polly Toynbee

13, Nov, 2020 @11:57 AM

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Stephen Collins on Paul Dacre and Charles Moore – cartoon
Double trouble?...

Stephen Collins

10, Oct, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Charles Moore rules himself out of running to be BBC chairman
Arch-critic of public broadcaster had been reported as No 10’s top pick for the job

Jim Waterson Media editor

04, Oct, 2020 @1:10 PM

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