Guardian :: Perhaps there was an Olympic bus to catch. Lord Patten and Mark Thompson seemed to be keen to get this year's BBC annual report over with as quickly as possible, with Patten praising Thompson and Thompson praising the BBC. Haven't they done well – after all, as the PowerPoint slide above their heads reminded us – 67% of the public trust the BBC, which is more than can be said for the usual rotters, newspapers, MPs and so forth.
[Dan Sabbagh:] ... if you want to find out where, or how, or indeed how the BBC wants to prioritise, well, you'll have to wait until George Entwistle makes his pitch.
"First signs of complacency", a comment by Dan Sabbagh, www.guardian.co.uk