Digital Spy: George Entwistle: ‘Big challenges facing new BBC boss’

But Nick Thomas, principal analyst at Informa Telecoms & Media, questioned whether Entwistle has broad enough experience to drive the corporation forward.

“George Entwistle’s appointment as director general of the BBC, the most prestigious and important job in the UK media industry, looks like a safe appointment on the face of it,” he said.

But Nick Thomas, principal analyst at Informa Telecoms & Media, questioned whether Entwistle has broad enough experience to drive the corporation forward.

“George Entwistle’s appointment as director general of the BBC, the most prestigious and important job in the UK media industry, looks like a safe appointment on the face of it,” he said.