[Evening Standard] - Peter Mandelson's friend, Caroline Thomson, currently chief operating officer of the BBC, is the Guardian's preferred candidate to be the corporation's next director-general. Today it ran a gushy profile of Lady Liddle, as she is known (her husband
[The Guardian] - P3 BBC's Caroline Thomson hits back at Murdochs. P11 Lord Fellowes says he is more worried about competition from Homeland than Upstairs Downstairs. P11 Radio 4's Just a Minute marks 45th birthday. P23 ITV receives ad bonanza from Britain's Got Talent
[The Guardian] - In an open field, there are a number of female contenders but it is Caroline Thomson, whose CV includes a stint as Eurotrash's censor-in-chief and a brush with tragedy on a Cumbrian train, who has arguably the best claim. The BBC chairman, Lord Patten
[Telegraph.co.uk] - By James Hall, Consumer Affairs Editor Caroline Thomson, who is the BBC's chief operating officer and one of the front-runners to replace Mark Thompson as director general, said that “nothing is more important” than the BBC's independence.