BBC director of news Fran Unsworth has reminded viewers that “interviewing is not platforming” and audiences will have their beliefs challenged.
BBC News staff have been reminded not to share their personal views on social media, and told those who breach the rules will face “appropriate action”.
Fran Unsworth has been appointed to the BBC’s board, it has been confirmed.
The BBC’s head of news has told staff she is keen to “learn lessons” from the way the Sir Cliff Richard story was reported.
Jamie Angus has been appointed director of the BBC World Service Group, replacing Fran Unsworth.
Head of BBC News Fran Unsworth has denied describing Carrie Gracie as “part-time”, saying: “I did the contract, I knew she wasn’t.”
The BBC has appointed Fran Unsworth to the role of director of news and current affairs, one of the “most demanding” jobs in broadcasting.
The BBC has appointed Fran Unsworth as its new director of news and current affairs, replacing James Harding.