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Tony Hall 'brings experience and stability to the BBC'

The chief executive of the Royal Opera House and the BBC's former director of news, Tony Hall, has been appointed the corporation's new director general.

BBC Trust chairman Lord Patten said Lord Hall was "the right person to lead the BBC out of its current crisis".

Media analyst Steve Hewlett said Lord Hall brings "experience" and "stability" to the BBC.

  • 22 Nov 2012
  • From the section UK
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