Chris Patten

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The new director-general of the BBC Tony Hall poses with Chris Patten... News PhotoChris Patten,Finance,Greater London,London - England,New,Portrait,Press Conference,The Media,Tony Hall - Baron of Birkenhead,UK,VerticalPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPThe new director-general of the BBC Tony Hall (R) poses with Chris Patten (L), the head of the BBC Trust, ahead of a press conference in London on November 22, 2012. Tony Hall, the chief executive of Britain's Royal Opera House, was Thursday named director-general of the BBC after his predecessor quit over the corporation's reporting of child sex abuse. AFP PHOTO / JUSTIN TALLIS (Photo credit should read JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images)