Outgoing BBC Director-General Lord Tony Hall has criticised the corporation for contributing to a toxic discourse with political journalism aimed at trying to “catch out” politicians.
The BBC licence fee has become “increasingly out of date”, former political correspondent John Sergeant has said.
The next director general of the BBC will have to come up with a new way of funding its work if the organisation is to survive the next 20 years, George Osborne has predicted.
Outgoing BBC Director-General Lord Tony Hall will move into a top role at the National Gallery after leaving the broadcaster.
BBC chairman Sir David Clementi has described the role of Director-General at the corporation as “a demanding job”.
Lord Hall told BBC staff in a letter on Monday that he is standing down as Director-General.
Lord Tony Hall will step down as Director-General of the BBC this summer, it has been announced.
The BBC’s director-general has warned that plans to base two-thirds of the broadcaster’s staff outside London will be “hugely disruptive” but could offer “enormous creative opportunities”.
At least two thirds of BBC staff could eventually be based outside of London, director-general Tony Hall has said.
The director-general of the BBC has claimed that people still trust the institution, but has said it will “improve” in some areas.
BBC director-general Lord Tony Hall was not given “any option” but to accept responsibility for funding the TV licence fee for over-75s, the chairman of the corporation has said.
Sir David Attenborough has spoken of the “tragic, desperate mess” human beings have made of the planet as he prepares to air his new natural history series.
MPs have criticised BBC chief Lord Tony Hall for his handling of negotiations on the TV licence fee for over-75s.
Fiona Bruce has led the tributes to veteran newsreader Peter Sissons following his death at the age of 77.
Former BBC and ITN newsreader Peter Sissons has died at the age of 77.
The BBC has been accused of putting a “gun to the head” of independent production companies, by implementing a new rule for its BritBox service.
UK streaming subscription service BritBox will launch later this year at £5.99 a month, the BBC and ITV have said.
The Government has been condemned following the BBC’s decision to means-test licence fees for the elderly.
A venture to develop a British Comedy Foundation – to endorse the genre and find the next Fleabag or Monty Python – is being launched by the BBC’s comedy controller Shane Allen.
The BBC has the smallest gender pay gap among the UK’s main broadcasters, figures show.
The BBC may cover tax costs for presenters left in financial trouble after they were “forced” into new pay arrangements.
Carrie Gracie caused an enormous headache for the BBC as the most high-profile casualty of the controversy over equal pay.
Oscar-winning composer Hans Zimmer has been commissioned to create a piece of classical music for a BBC initiative to educate children about the genre.
BBC Radio 4 boss Gwyneth Williams is leaving the corporation after eight years in the role.
The first female Deputy Director General of the BBC has announced she will be stepping down.
The Duke of Cambridge has accused social media giants of being “on the back foot” when it comes to fighting issues like cyber-bullying, fake news, and hate speech.
The BBC must extend the work of its teams assembled to debunk deliberately misleading and false stories in the battle against fake news, the director-general has said.
Former politician and broadcaster Trevor Phillips has said he was “complicit” in workplace harassment of young women.
Media minister Jeremy Wright will call for strong public broadcasting after “blatant disinformation” in the wake of the Salisbury incident.
Free TV licence fees for over-75s are to be reviewed, the BBC has confirmed.