Hall 'passionate' about the BBC

New BBC Director-General Tony Hall has acknowledged there have been 'a tough few weeks' for the corporation at his first press conference following his appointment.

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Greg Dyke: Lord Patten must be reined back

Greg Dyke, the BBC’s former director general, says Lord Patten must be reined back as chairman of the BBC Trust.

In an article for the Daily Telegraph, he wrote:

Lord Patten, a patrician Tory politician who, when you examine his track record, has no real experience of running any sort of organisation.

Within a matter of months, it was clear, to me at least, that he was working out how he could be an all-powerful BBC chairman.

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