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US International Broadcasting: Success Requires Independence and Consolidation.
In International Broadcasting, Even the Static Must be Credible.
America Calling China: A Strategy for International Broadcasting.
Apparently, "Director, Global" is not to be confused with "Director of BBC Global News," a position now filled by Peter Horrocks. I am, nevertheless, confused. I associate "editorial" with news and opinion pieces, but this use of "editorial" seems to be different. See also previous post about BBC Worldwide's new Global Editorial Director.
The Guardian, 14 Feb 2013, Tara Conlan: "Hall said of Davie's new global role in an email to staff on Thursday morning: 'He will be responsible for developing the BBC's global brand and editorial strategy. Specifically, he will lead our efforts to offer a joined-up BBC across markets and genres around the world.' ... The BBC will now advertise for a new director of news and director of television. Candidates for news are likely to include the director of global news, Peter Horrocks, and acting vision director, Roger Mosey." Also Tony Hall's email to staff via The Guardian, 14 Feb 2013.
The Guardian, Media Monkey, 17 Feb 2013: "These are sweaty times for Peter Horrocks, the BBC's director, global news, following two significant announcements last week: the rapid return of 'runaway bride' Liam Keelan to the Beeb (he agreed to run Sky1 but then jilted Stuart Murphy at the altar) as global editorial director, BBC Worldwide; and more worryingly the awarding of extra powers to Tim Davie, once he becomes BBC Worldwide boss, adding the grandiose if incomprehensible title of 'director of global'. For the moment 'Never Mind The' Horrocks is an emperor of news, ruling 2,500 people in 113 countries; but he may be getting the feeling that he doesn't figure prominently in the incoming regime's plans."