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The BBC’s former director general arrived at his new job as chief executive officer of the New York Times Monday amid a series of growing crisis engulfing his former employer that have already claimed his successor and a series of senior executives.

As the crisis at the BBC escalates, the New York Times’ own journalists attacked the integrity of Mark Thompson and openly questioned whether he was the right man to lead the world’s newspaper of record.

The pointed criticism of Thompson, who faces questions over whether he played a role in shutting down a BBC investigation detailing child sex abuse allegations against star BBC presenter Jimmy Savile, grew after new Director General George Entwistle resigned just weeks into the job over a bungled broadcast into separate child abuse claims that falsely implied a former Margaret Thatcher-era politician was a pedophile.

“I’m very saddened by recent events at the BBC,”…

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