Keynote – Tony Hall

19/09/19 Reverse order Timestamp format

  1. The last session of the day sees @BBC's Director-General Tony Hall stress the importance of PSBs with @SkyNews' @BethRigby #RTSCambridge
  2. Tony Hall, Director-General of the @BBC: At this moment it feels as if we are all navigating this new age of uncertainty together #RTSCambridge
  3. Tony Hall: The @BBC was set up to shape culture and society for the better, we were there to bring the magic of broadcasting to all #RTSCambridge
  4. Tony Hall: The BBC played an essential role in addressing many issues back in the 1920s, and I think the same is true today #RTSCambridge 
  5. Wow. @BBC D-G Tony Hall just unveiled a trailer for #HisDarkMaterials at @RTS_Now in Cambridge and it looks... magnificent!
  6. Tony Hall: @BBCiPlayer will offer the best of the @BBC all in one place. In the space of a year its reach to young people is up a third #RTSCambridge
  7. Tony Hall: We're transforming @BBCiPlayer from a catch-up service to a destination in its own right #RTSCambridge
  8. Tony Hall: I've always believed in local radio and I want it to thrive. It's about giving a voice to communities who aren't being heard #RTSCambridge
  9. Tony Hall: The @BBC is global and in that lies the key to our success. Local tastes can become global hits #RTSCambridge
  10. Tony Hall: Our global role is the most apparent in news - 426 million people choose to visit us every week #RTSCambridge
  11. BBC director general Tony Hall says there will be “significant change” in local radio announced later this autumn to improve “the clarity and the quality of what we do across England. It’s about being more local, not less, and giving a voice to communities... #RTSCambridge
  12. Tony Hall: Talent is everything, and everyone is talent #RTSCambridge
  13. Tony Hall: It is important that politicians put themselves up for long-form interviews, proper scrutiny and examination is really, really important #RTSCambridge
  14. Tony Hall: People in power should come on these programmes for long-form interviews, in the end they've got to be part of that competition to get their views across #RTSCambridge 
  15. Tony Hall: Evidence based journalism is how we operate. We need to be the place people come to, to find out what's actually going on #RTSCambridge
  16. When asked by #BethRigby about verbal attacks on BBC journalists such as #LauraKuenssberg BBC DG Tony Hall says @bbclaurak has his "complete support.I don't know how she does it, she's an extraordinary journalist" #RTSCambridge
  17. Tony Hall: I have been worrying about social diversity for 15 years. I feel our mission to find talent wherever it may be is so important. The @BBC are spread all around the UK so are in a great place to do that #RTSCambridge