Not Bad For A Guy Who Just Lost His Job

Former BBC chief Greg Dyke, forced out of his position at the head of the UK’s public broadcaster following the furor over reporter Andrew Gilligan’s story accusing the Blair government of “sexing up” a dossier concerning Iraqi weapons capabilities, has been honored with a lifetime achievement award by the Royal Television Society. BBC staffers rallied to Dyke’s side when he resigned in January, and much was made of how popular a leader he was.