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Trump and New York Times, the next Chair of the BBC board

BBC Trustee Mark Damazer on appointing a new BBC Chair and board, the future of BBC governance, and Mark Thompson on Trump, fake news and the New York Times.

Former Controller of Radio 4 and current BBC trustee Mark Damazer talks about the plans for the BBC's new unitary board, the appointments process for the new chair and the pitfalls that could lie ahead.

Damian Collins MP, Chair of the Select Committee on Culture, Media and Sport and Lis Howell, Director of Broadcasting at City University look at what lies ahead for the BBC's new unitary board.

And, Mark Thompson, Chief Executive Officer of The New York Times Company discusses the paper's relationship with US President Elect, Donald Trump.

Producer: Ruth Watts.

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A celebration of Steve Hewlett, presenter of The Media Show

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