BBC scandal http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/22801/all en BBC Facing Major Shakeup as Credibility Slips http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/commentary/bbc-scandal-shakeup%20 LONDON -- The BBC, arguably the world’s greatest broadcast news organization, is in deep trouble. Its boss has resigned after less than two months on the job. Its management is facing a major shakeup. And it is about to be sued as a result of a horribly botched investigative news report on pedophiles. But the problems of the “Beeb” (as it is fondly known here) are much broader and have deeper roots than the current scandal.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/commentary/bbc-scandal-shakeup%20" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BBC scandal Companies Entertainment Education Commentary United Kingdom Tue, 13 Nov 2012 16:14:51 +0000 Tom Fenton 5725678 at http://www.globalpost.com Tony Hall appointed new BBC director-general http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/121122/tony-hall-appointed-new-bbc-director-general The BBC has appointed the head of the UK's Royal Opera House, Tony Hall, as its new director-general.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/121122/tony-hall-appointed-new-bbc-director-general" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BBC scandal United Kingdom Thu, 22 Nov 2012 16:06:00 +0000 Jessica Phelan 5726826 at http://www.globalpost.com