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NUJ report suggests BBC not doing enough to beat the bullies

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The BBC has failed to resolve 140 allegations of managerial bullying, according to the National Union of Journalists. Read the full story

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Lord Patten defends price to pay off Entwistle

Paying George Entwistle £450,000 to leave the BBC was “better than any other course of action”, according to the head of the BBC Trust, Lord Patten. Read the full story

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Tony Hall appointed BBC director general

Just a week and a half after George Entwistle stood outside the BBC and announced his resignation, the corporation has found his replacement: Royal Opera House chief executive Tony Hall. Read the full story

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George Entwistle quits the BBC: the fallout

After only 54 days in the job the BBC’s 16th director general, George Entwistle, offered his resignation outside the steps of the corporation following a disastrous few weeks for the broadcaster. Read the full story

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BBC Trust raps corporation’s knuckles after breaking politician fee rules

The BBC breached editorial guidelines by paying Labour shadow minister Diane Abbott for her appearances on its politics show, This Week. Read the full story

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Paxman calls bible ‘hogwash’, gets wrist slapped

The BBC Trust has ruled that Jeremy Paxman made offensive remarks when he called the book of Genesis “hogwash” and referred to those with a literal belief in the Old Testament as “stupid people”. Read the full story

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George Entwistle is new BBC director general

George Entwistle has been appointed as the new director general of the BBC and will replace Mark Thompson after the London Paralympics. Read the full story

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BBC1 & Radio 1 falling short of Trust standards

Both BBC1 and Radio 1 are struggling to fulfill the demands set out by the BBC Trust. Read the full story

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“Before we all sink into a slough of digital dystopian despair, it might be worth considering this: is this a sign of the strength, not weakness, of revelatory journalism in the digital age?”


Charlie Beckett, director of POLIS at the London School of Economics, reacts to news that the UK government forced the Guardian into destroying hard drives that contained information leaked by Edward Snowden.


(Source: POLIS)

 

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