Does the BBC pay ‘greedy’ MPs? On 11 February 2015, the Sun attacked the ‘scandal’ of the BBC paying ‘greedy’ MPs to appear on some shows (when they’re not appearing just in their party political capacity). It described these payments as a splurge of public money and ‘Beeb’s bungs’. This makes a good headline but […]
Rona Fairhead CBE Chairman Rona is currently on the Boards of HSBC Holdings plc and PepsiCo Inc. She was Chairman and CEO of the Financial Times Group from 2006 – 2013 and has held senior positions in financial and global businesses including Pearson plc, ICI plc and Bombardier Inc. BBC Trust responsibilities • Chairman • […]
Tony Hall, Director-General Roles and responsibilities Tony Hall is the 16th Director-General of the BBC. The Director-General is the Chief Executive Officer of the BBC, its Editor-in-Chief. He chairs the BBC’s Executive and Executive Team. The DG is the editorial, operational and creative leader of the BBC, with responsibility for a global workforce running services […]
Rona Fairhead, the new BBC Trust Chair: Speech to the Royal Television Society in full on 3 February 2015
Confident and Connected – a BBC fit for the future Thank you Baz [Chair, Sir Peter Bazalgette, President, RTS] – and thank you to everyone for coming. It’s a great pleasure to be here this evening. Looking around I’m struck by the eminence and reach of those in the room; by the ability you have […]
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