The “BBC” announced that it may dispense with the services of any of its employees or dealers on a freelance basis in the event of a “serious” violation of these rules.
New managing director Tim Davey stressed in an email to staff that “neutrality is the basis” that makes BBC reports distinctive.
Davy, who took over the management of the “BBC” on the first of September, added that these recommendations aim to help the “BBC” to “strengthen the public’s confidence” in it.
Among the most notable targets for Davy’s words is former football star Gary Lineker, the BBC’s highest-paid program host. Lineker does not hesitate to express his political views on Twitter, especially against “Brexit”.
The BBC has also been criticized for not monitoring the cooperation of its providers with outside parties, for example the journalist John Sobel who covers