Beeb in a mess

First published in Letters by

IT IS really enjoyable to watch the BBC squirming around in one crisis after another.

This huge left-wing organisation has just lost its director general after only 54 days in his new job, and rightly so. The whole business about Newsnight was a disaster.

During the reign of the former boss Mark Thompson, the BBC was rightly told to cut its huge costs, but, like so many businesses, it got rid of many at the coal face, not senior management, and left a CEO looking after a huge number of staff, trying to cover world news in so many different areas – an impossible task.

Chairman Lord Patton will have many sleepless nights ahead. Trust has all but gone.

David Quarrie, Lynden Way, Holgate, York.

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4:42pm Tue 13 Nov 12

Omega Point says...

If you consider the BBC a left-wing organisation, I shudder to think what your category definition for right-wing is. Mind you given your admiration for things Teutonic....
If you consider the BBC a left-wing organisation, I shudder to think what your category definition for right-wing is. Mind you given your admiration for things Teutonic.... Omega Point
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11:17pm Tue 13 Nov 12

Zetkin says...

Quarrie's unrestrained glee at the BBC's discomfiture demonstrates very well the real motives behind the attacks, which have nothing to do with getting any sort of justice or closure for Savile's victims and everything to do with protecting those at the top of society who think that raping children is acceptable behaviour.
Quarrie's unrestrained glee at the BBC's discomfiture demonstrates very well the real motives behind the attacks, which have nothing to do with getting any sort of justice or closure for Savile's victims and everything to do with protecting those at the top of society who think that raping children is acceptable behaviour. Zetkin
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1:54pm Wed 14 Nov 12

ColdAsChristmas says...

It is actually very sad to see the BBC in this predicament BUT it is all self inflicted.
What you might not know is that many years ago the BBC gathered a panel together of 28 green activists who decided that the BBC would break with their charter commitment of impartiality and no longer consider the sceptical standpoint on alleged global Warming.
This messy process was overseen by BBC management including non other than outgoing DG George Entwistle!
It is actually very sad to see the BBC in this predicament BUT it is all self inflicted. What you might not know is that many years ago the BBC gathered a panel together of 28 green activists who decided that the BBC would break with their charter commitment of impartiality and no longer consider the sceptical standpoint on alleged global Warming. This messy process was overseen by BBC management including non other than outgoing DG George Entwistle! ColdAsChristmas
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