Ex-BBC chief gives up National Gallery chair after fallout from Panorama Interview

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  • Channel 4 News published this video item, entitled “Ex-BBC chief gives up National Gallery chair after fallout from Panorama Interview” – below is their description.

    The former BBC Director-General Lord Hall has resigned as chairman of the National Gallery amid the growing fallout from the inquiry into Panorama’s interview with Princess Diana.

    Lord Hall, who was director of news at the time, was strongly criticised in Lord Dyson’s report into how reporter Martin Bashir managed to secure the scoop back in 1995. His role overseeing the BBC’s own investigation was described as “woefully inadequate”

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