The BBC's former director general Mark Thompson said he was "very saddened by recent events" at the corporation but added he was "confident" the broadcaster would "regain the public's trust".
Mr Thompson, who started his role as New York Times' chief executive today, said the BBC crisis "would not affect" his new job.
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