BBC chairman Richard Sharp resigns

BBC chairman Richard Sharp resigns

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Category : Appointment/Resignation Published on: May 01 2023

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  • Richard Sharp has announced his resignation as chairman of the BBC after a report found he breached the code on public appointments.
  • The country's public appointments watchdog has been investigating the way in which Sharp was selected by the government to chair the broadcaster in 2021.
  • Sharp resigned over involvement in securing a private credit line for up to $990,000 for the then-PM Boris Johnson from a Canadian businessman.
  • The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is the national broadcaster of the United Kingdom, based at Broadcasting House in London, England.
  • It started on 18 October 1922.
  • BBC Hindi is an international news service that broadcasts in the Hindi language. 
  • It started on 11 May 1940. Initially, the service operated through radio. Currently, it is operated on audio as well as website, TV and social networks.
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