Roger Mosey is the Master of Selwyn College, Cambridge. He was formerly editorial director and the director of London 2012 at the BBC.
The lawyers on both sides are already busy preparing for battle.
The wider battle facing the newly appointed director, Fran Unsworth, is simply to make the case for BBC News.
Interrogating decision-makers is still what journalism needs to do.
“Bilge from London Fashion Week on a day when North Korea fired another missile over Japan.”
The veteran broadcaster should go out on a high and concentrate on being master of Question Time.
And maybe get rid of the audience too.
It's right that the government should be given a chance to respond, but they must not be allowed to use it to campaign.
The warning from 2015 and 2016: what matters in the flurry of the campaign may not matter at all the morning after polling
Politicans have always sought more friendly formats, but broadcasters should resist.
BBC1’s coverage of the Trump inauguration was flaccid but Channel 4 and Newsnight excelled.