Helen Boaden, director of BBC News has returned to work today, saying it is not her job to decide if she should still be in post.
She also dismissed suggestions that the public's trust in the national broadcaster had diminished. She said:
"It is still the most trusted news organisation in this country"
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The 53-year-old received the accolade for services to drama from the Duke of Cambridge at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday.
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