Lord Grade, the former chairman of both the BBC and ITV, has been suggested as a potential "mediator" who could help broker the current impasse over future press regulation.
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Sunday 24 March 2013
The concentration of activities in this building endowed it with a special spirit
Thursday 14 March 2013
John Humphrys will today receive a prestigious broadcasting award following the Today programme interview in which his ruthless grilling of George Entwistle prompted the resignation of the BBC Director-General.
Wednesday 13 February 2013
Familiar faces will gather to say a fond farewell to BBC Television Centre for a two-hour TV special as the corporation leaves one of its most recognisable homes after more than half a century.
Friday 07 July 2006
Saturday 13 May 2006
Monday 13 March 2006
Friday 07 October 2005
Sunday 20 February 2005
The positions of Michael Grade, the chairman of the BBC, and Mark Thompson, the director-general, are under threat over government proposals to give some of the corporation's licence fee to other broadcasters.
Sunday 20 February 2005
Monday 07 February 2005
Friday 21 January 2005
BBC chairman Michael Grade yesterday warned that the corporation's executives could be fired if their department failed to meet performance targets.
Tuesday 09 November 2004
Michael Grade, the chairman of the BBC, yesterday launched a vigorous defence of the way business is portrayed on radio and television but there was one complaint he could not answer: why is Matt Crawford, the businessman in The Archers, the only character who plays the part of a crook?
Sunday 31 October 2004
Tuesday 26 October 2004
Since Michael Grade was appointed chairman of the BBC seven months ago, it has been clear radical change was on the way, and thousands of jobs could go at the corporation. After all, it was the personal manifesto he put to the Government to get the job.
Monday 11 October 2004
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