U.K. pubcaster the BBC has tapped a new chief flak as it struggles to regain its poise following a bruising year, and just as it enters what is likely to be a turbulent period John Shield, who takes…
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"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times." Embattled BBC Trust Chairman Lord Patten used this quote from Charles Dickens to describe the pubcaster's annual report for 2012/13, which was…
LONDON — Members of a Parliamentary committee in Blighty have accused the BBC and its former director general Mark Thompson of misleading Parliament with evidence given two years ago about the…
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LONDON -- BBC Worldwide has tapped its new head, Tim Davie, the Beeb's director of audio and music, whose appointment had been expected ever since it emerged this summer that CEO John Smith was about…
As the race to become the BBC's next leader intensifies, no single contender has emerged as the likely candidate to take on what remains the most demanding role in U.K. media.
ABC Entertainment Group prexy Paul Lee is being courted for the top job at the BBC.
LONDON -- The BBC's director general Mark Thompson is expected to leave at the end of the year or early 2013 at the latest.
The BBC director-general Mark Thompson has indicated that cost savings at the corp. will be more severe than initially anticipated, following last year's new license fee deal agreed with the U.K…
BBC topper Mark Thompson has launched a scathing attack on what he claims is the failure of the Rupert Murdoch-owned paybox BSkyB to invest significant coin in U.K. production.
The BBC's longest serving foreign correspondent, Charles Wheeler, has died. The 85-year-old reporter had been suffering from lung cancer.