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George Entwistle named new BBC director general

George Entwistle has been named the new director general of the BBC, it has been announced.

Mr Entwistle, who is currently director of BBC Vision, will take over from outgoing director general, Mark Thompson in the autumn.

BBC reporter Nick Higham explains the background and potential challenges that lie ahead for the new director general.

Entwistle next director general

Challenges for the new director general

  • 04 Jul 2012
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