Tag Archives: George Entwistle

Are John Humphrys and Robert Peston justified in dumping on the BBC?

I only ask because there’s post from BBC business editor Robert Peston on his BBC Online blog today commencing: Helen Boaden and Steve Mitchell have been asked to surrender all their responsibilities as head and deputy head of BBC News, ...

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Now it’s the turn of Rupert Murdoch’s enemies (the BBC and the Mirror) to shiver in the spotlight

Considering the gloating opportunities, @rupertmurdoch has been abnormally restrained. Apart from a terse but prescient: “Saville (sic)- BBC story long way to run. BBC far the biggest, most powerful organization in UK,” nothing has been said on the subject since ...

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BBC top duo of Entwistle and Patten caught asleep at the wheel as Jimmy Savile horror story unfolds

You have to feel for new BBC director-general George Entwistle – no, not that way – who has walked into the biggest minefield the corporation has faced since Andrew Gilligan’s carelessly-worded (but true) allegation about Tony Blair and Alastair Campbell’s ...

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