Tag Archives: BBC Radio 4

Lets have some honesty


Yesterday on Radio 4 ‘You and Yours’ presented by Louise Minchin focused on the housing shortage, triggered by the news earlier in the day that home ownership was at a 30 year low. Towards the end of the programme Louise … Continue reading

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And now for the news


We appear to be spending a lot of broadcast time listening to tired old arguments from well heard advocates for well defined arguments over the issue of the moment, the EU referendum. David Cameron who for a long time has been arguing … Continue reading

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Who will rid us of these incompetent Ministers?


The accountability of our MPs is far from clear. They are re-elected every 5 years, but due to the way in which General Elections are held the Political Parties and their messages generally get heard much stronger than those from … Continue reading

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A suggestion for the silly season


My broadcaster of choice is Radio 4 and the three significant news programmes I would listen to each day if I was able to do so would be Today, World at One and PM. One of the most frustrating aspects … Continue reading

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Media responsibility


My broadcaster of choice, BBC Radio 4 has been reporting the results of the Newark by-election with some regularity this morning. Despite the actual results the BBC have been acting as though they cannot count. They have explained carefully that … Continue reading

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SERCO and G4S – too big to be excluded?


Yesterdays breaking news that Chris Hyman, UK CEO of SERCO is to step down comes on the heels of the previous days announcement that Richard Morris is to leave G4S. Both men are leaving in response to  the corruption in the organisations … Continue reading

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How about a bit of balance Jonathan


Whenever possible I listen to Any Questions on Radio 4 in an attempt to learn what I can from the views of those on the panel. Occasionally the radio gets turned off if the voices have got a bit too shouty or … Continue reading

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