Mark Byford

Type: Person
Name: Mark Byford
Title: Deputy Director General and Chair, Journalism Board - British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) (United Kingdom)
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Who is Rona Fairhead?

It's difficult to explain how Rona Fairhead rose to the top of the pile to become the BBC Trust's new chair, says Raymond Snoddy. Her appointment is certainly capable of making an impact - and also posing a threat to the BBC...Who is Rona and why on earth ... [Published Media Tel - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 4 reports

Huge pay packages at BBC have caused 'massive damage' to corporation, says Jeremy Bowen

Bumper pay packets handed out to BBC executives have caused “massive damage” to the corporation, according to its Middle East editor Jeremy Bowen.The Cardiff-born journalist, one of the most familiar faces on the BBC’s news programmes, said the issue ... [Published Wales Online - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

BBCs Cliff Richard raid coverage driven by pressure for exclusives

South Yorkshire police say editorial guidelines were broken as head of news looks for more aggressive newsgathering BBC staff outside the Charters Estate in Sunningdale, Berkshire, where Sir Cliff Richard has an apartment. Photograph: Andrew Mat ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

What can its origins tell us about its future?

_ Reith: said broadcasting had the effect of 'making the nation as one man'. Photo: BBC The manse on Lynedoch Street, Glasgow, is a handsome double-fronted house with nine steps up to its front door. It clings to the flank of its sandstone church, whose ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

To inform, educate, provoke and enrage?

_ Jimmy Savile presenting Top of the Pops. Photograph: BBC The BBC is like the Greeks’ Hydra: vast and many headed. The same organisation that made Sherlock frittered away £100m on a failed IT initiative; it runs five orchestras, the Today programme and ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 02 2014]
First reported May 06 2014 - Updated May 07 2014 - 1 reports

The cover-ups, scandals and payoffs of Lord Patten’s reign

Lord Patten forced to step down early after presiding over period of unprecedented crisis at the BBC dominated by Savile, McAlpine and Entwistle He had hoped to bring in a "golden age" of governance at the BBC, but instead Lord Patten presided over arguably ... [Published Telegraph - May 06 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Paxman: I loathe aspects of the BBC and Radio One should go

BBC broadcaster says although he is deeply attached to the BBC, it has become 'smug' and he can't understand why it continues to support Radio One Jeremy Paxman has said he "loathes" aspects of the BBC as he described an organisation "preoccupied with ... [Published Telegraph - Apr 16 2014]

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Who is Rona Fairhead? [Published Media Tel - Sep 03 2014]
Huge pay packages at BBC have caused 'massive d... [Published Wales Online - Aug 21 2014]
BBC executives' bumper payouts have caused 'mas... [Published Mail Online UK - Aug 21 2014]
BBC Middle East editor Jeremy Bowen says 'massi... [Published Press Gazette - Aug 21 2014]
Payouts damaged BBC, says Bowen [Published Leigh Journal - Aug 21 2014]
BBCs Cliff Richard raid coverage driven by pres... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 18 2014]
What can its origins tell us about its future? [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 02 2014]
To inform, educate, provoke and enrage? [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 02 2014]
The cover-ups, scandals and payoffs of Lord Pat... [Published Telegraph - May 06 2014]
Paxman: I loathe aspects of the BBC and Radio O... [Published Telegraph - Apr 16 2014]
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