LONDON — Chris Patten, chairman of the BBC’s governing body, the BBC Trust, has announced that he will be stepping down with immediate effect on health grounds following major heart surgery. Patten's…
LONDON — A powerful committee of U.K. politicians has made a stinging attack on the BBC's management and trustees, claiming that a culture of “cronyism” had developed at the pubcaster. The U.K…
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…
"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…
President Pranab Mukherjee is urging the film industry to provide positive values following rising reports of rapes of minors.
The BBC was left reeling Wednesday following the publication of scathing reports into the management of twin disasters at flagship news analysis show "Newsnight."
The BBC has tapped Tony Hall as its director general, following the departure of its former chief George Entwistle.
Chris Patten, chairman of the BBC's governing body, the BBC Trust, said Sunday that the U.K. pubcaster's new director-general would be appointed within weeks after George Entwistle quit after less…
The longtime head of BBC Worldwide, John Smith, could be the next senior departure from the Beeb as new director general George Entwistle continues to reorganize his senior team.