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Boris ‘offers top Ofcom job to former Daily Mail editor Paul Dacre'

25 days ago   |   By Metro

Paul Dacre was critical of the BBC during his reign as Daily Mail editor
The Daily Mail's former editor has been tipped to become chairman of the broadcast regulator Ofcom .
Paul Dacre, who stepped down from the helm of the newspaper in 2018, is said to be Boris Johnson 's preferred candidate for the job.
He was reportedly ‘wooed' by the Prime Minister over drinks in Downing Street and is now in talks with Number 10, according to the Sunday Times.
During his editorship of the Daily Mail, Mr Dacre was critical of the BBC, and would likely regulate the public service broadcaster if he was...
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Newslinks for Monday 27th September 2020

Newslinks for Monday 27th September 2020

25 days ago   |   By Conservative Home

Dacre and Moore tipped for top jobs in TV
“Boris Johnson is ushering in a revolution at the top of British broadcasting by offering two of the top jobs in television to outspoken critics of the BBC. Paul Dacre, the former editor of the Daily Mail, is the prime minister's choice to become chairman of Ofcom, the broadcasting regulator, replacing Lord Burns, who is due to leave before the end of the year. Lord Moore, the former editor of the Daily Telegraph and biographer of Margaret Thatcher, who has condemned the criminalisation of those who refuse to pay the licence fee, has been asked by...
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Former Mail editor and BBC critic Paul Dacre 'offered Ofcom chief job by Boris Johnson'

Former Mail editor and BBC critic Paul Dacre 'offered Ofcom chief job by Boris Johnson'

25 days ago   |   By Evening Standard

A former editor of the Daily Mail has been tipped to become chairman of the broadcast regulator Ofcom.
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