Former BBC Director General believes the BBC’s suspension of Gary Lineker from hosting Match of the Day is a grave mistake and will be seen as an act of government pressure.
he BBC’s decision to suspend Gary Lineker from hosting Match of the Day is a grave mistake that has undermined its own credibility, according to its former director general Greg Dyke.
On the BBC Radio 4’s Today programme, he pointed out that there is a long-established precedent in the BBC that entertainment presenters and football presenters are not bound by the same rules of impartiality as news and current affairs employees.
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