How one of the world’s largest and most beloved media organisations is about to change

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LONDON — Many supporters of the BBC felt relieved Thursday when the UK government presented its “White Paper” on overhauling the organisation — the reforms didn’t go as far as some had feared.

In what may eventually be seen as a master class in expectations management, the government didn’t go through with some of the more far-reaching ideas they had floated over the past few months.

With what they’ve delivered, both the BBC and the government can claim victories, media consultant and former broadcast journalist Graham Lovelace told Mashable.

The sticking point

The biggest change coming to the BBC is how it’s overseen. In its current structure, the BBC Trust and BBC Executive share overlapping duties on things like strategy and licensing, which has caused confusion.

The government has scrapped the Trust in favour of a single board with 12 to 14 members. The non-executive chair, deputy chair and representatives…

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