Richard Sharp

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BBC board members to be required to declare drinks with cabinet ministers
Move to oblige board members to declare social events involving ministers follows Richard Sharp resignation

Jim Waterson Media editor

11, May, 2023 @11:51 AM

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Antisemitic cartoon was appalling and avoidable | Letters
Letters: Readers respond to the Guardian’s publication of a cartoon that contained racist tropes, which was later withdrawn with an apology

04, May, 2023 @4:51 PM

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Of course the BBC needs to change – but Britain must decide what kind of broadcaster it really wants | Tony Hall
Debates over funding and leadership are vital, but let’s first decide what the corporation is for and what we want it to do, says former BBC director general Tony Hall

Tony Hall

04, May, 2023 @1:11 PM

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An image that should never have been published, and lessons that must be learned | Elisabeth Ribbans
Errors led to the publication of a cartoon of BBC chairman Richard Sharp, its withdrawal and an apology, says Elisabeth Ribbans, the Guardian and Observer’s global readers’ editor

Elisabeth Ribbans

03, May, 2023 @3:02 PM

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Contempt for rules is shaking the foundations of British democracy | Rafael Behr
With its voter ID ruse and a bid to capture the civil service, the government is emulating US Republicans’ winner-takes-all populism, says Guardian columnist Rafael Behr

Rafael Behr

02, May, 2023 @4:03 PM

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With democracy and a free press under attack, the BBC cannot afford to mire itself in scandal | Emily Bell
A media revolution is upending norms and values. Crises like the Richard Sharp debacle leave the corporation less able to respond, says Guardian columnist Emily Bell

Emily Bell

02, May, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Richard Sharp is a public figure and fair game for satire. The use of antisemitic tropes is not | Dave Rich
The Guardian was right to remove and delete the cartoon published on Saturday, says Dave Rich, head of policy at the Community Security Trust

Dave Rich

01, May, 2023 @6:00 AM

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To those who rejoice at Richard Sharp’s fall at the BBC – be careful what you wish for | Jane Martinson
The past Tory donor chair was clearly conflicted by his dealings with Boris Johnson, but he believed in the BBC, says Guardian columnist Jane Martinson

Jane Martinson

30, Apr, 2023 @4:04 PM

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After the fall of Richard Sharp, the next BBC chair must not be another political crony | Andrew Rawnsley
The public interest requires an open and scrupulous process to find the person best suited to perform an important role in our national life

Andrew Rawnsley

30, Apr, 2023 @7:31 AM

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Appointment of next BBC chair must not be tainted by ‘sleaze’, Labour say
Shadow secretary for culture calls for root and branch review of top appointments

Michael Savage

30, Apr, 2023 @7:00 AM

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BBC needs new rules for chair in wake of Richard Sharp affair, says David Dimbleby
Current system gives too much power to prime ministers says broadcaster – but rules himself out of running

Hayden Vernon

29, Apr, 2023 @9:58 AM

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The Guardian view on Richard Sharp’s resignation: Johnson’s toxic legacy | Editorial
Editorial: The Conservative party has been too involved in the debasement of public life for too long to be entrusted with its rehabilitation


28, Apr, 2023 @5:30 PM

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