Hollywood Reporter: New BBC Boss Is A News Veteran Who Dodged Jubilee Criticism

 Nick Thomas, principal analyst at Informa Telecoms & Media, said Entwistle’s appointment “looks like a safe appointment on the face of it.” After all, his resume “follows the classic route to the top – a distinguished career in news and current affairs followed by a stint in charge of BBC Vision.”Entwistle has a reputation for being good with people, Thomas said, before adding: “But his challenge is a profound one: Will he be able to envision and secure a long-term future for the BBC as the leading provider of content in Western Europe?”