Chris Patten , chairman of the BBC Trust, said the British broadcaster may axe a digital television channel and sports events as part of spending cuts, the Sunday Telegraph reported, citing an interview.
The British Broadcasting Corp., the 90-year-old media organization that runs U.K.’s most-watched TV channels, was urged by the head of its supervisory body to embark on a “radical overhaul” after errors surrounding a sexual-abuse investigation forced its director general to quit.
The British Broadcasting Corp. named Tony Hall, the head of the Royal Opera House who worked at the broadcaster for 28 years, as the next director general as it tries to recover from child sex-abuse scandals.
Hong Kong chief executive-elect Leung Chun-ying’s visit to the Beijing Liaison Office yesterday raised concerns over the role China would play in the city’s next administration, former chief secretary Anson Chan said.
The fallout from comments attributed to Jack Ma about the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown highlights the balance business leaders need to strike in China between pleasing politicians and showing independence.