Former BBC chief warns its reputation for impartiality being 'turned against it' over Naga Munchetty row

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'One of its virtues has been turned against it”

A former director general of the BBC has said the row over its treatment of Naga Munchetty could be harming the broadcaster’s reputation for impartiality in the public mind.

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There is nothing wrong with presenters airing their opinions as long as another presenter states the opposite point of view. That creates balance and allows the listener/viewer to make up their own mind.

it is not impartial and has no virtues and this is not a new issue its at least 15 years old

Don’t mind seeing him everyday when I wake 👍

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