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Reith, Lord

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishReith, LordLord ReithReith, Lord /riːθ/  (1889–1971) a British administrator who was the first general manager of the bbc (1922–27) and its first director-general (1927–38). He had a great influence on the development of broadcasting in the UK, and was known for the high standards he expected, and for believing that radio and television should ‘educate, inform and entertain’.
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