Mark Thompson Scoops New York Times Role

There was big media news overnight as former BBC Director General Mark Thompson was appointed president of the New York Times. Thompson, who infamously admitted the Beeb was guilty of a “massive left-wing bias“, had announced he would stand down after the Olympics. Gun-toting George Entwistle was named as his replacement in July.

Guido is shocked that a BBC boss would take over at arguably the most liberal paper in the US…




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