BBC music boss Tim Davie named Director General

The BBC has confirmed that former Audio & Music boss Tim Davie has taken temporary residence of its director general position following the resignation of George Entwistle.

Entwistle stood down on Saturday after just seven weeks in the job, following two major recent scandals that had engulfed the BBC's Newsnight programme.

First, it emerged last month that Newsnight had scrapped plans to run an investigation into Jimmy Savile's alleged history of sexual abuse last year.

Then, on November 2, interviewee ...

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