FILE - In this March 2, 2010 file photo, then-British Broadcasting Corporation Director General Mark Thompson speaks to the media outside Television Centre in west London. The New York

 

              FILE - In this March 2, 2010 file photo, then-British Broadcasting Corporation Director General Mark Thompson speaks to the media outside Television Centre in west London. The New York
FILE - In this March 2, 2010 file photo, then-British Broadcasting Corporation Director General Mark Thompson speaks to the media outside Television Centre in west London. The New York Times Co. on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012 named Thompson as its president and CEO. (AP Photo/PA, Dominic Lipinski) UNITED KINGDOM OUT: NO SALES: NO ARCHIVE