The BBC's new Director-General Tony Hall began his first day on the job with an email to all staff declaring his confidence in the corporation's future, the BBC website reported.
He said the corporation is learning the lessons from recent "difficult times".
We are now winning back trust, something which will always be the most precious commodity for our organisation. We must never take it for granted.
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