Tag Archives: BBC

The need for order


The news that Theresa May has demanded that Rona Fairhead apply for the role of Chairman of the new governing body of the BBC after David Cameron had already selected her for the post and announced her appointment raises all sorts … Continue reading

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The T word


In the furore over a single man and his girlfriend, the idea that John Whittingdale was in a position to determine alone what line the Government took on the post Levenson decisions has never once been challenged by anyone within … Continue reading

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Well done Nick


I found last nights documentary by Nick Robinson for the BBC on the EU really helpful as it delved into issues and events that were taking place, just as I was taking my first steps. I found the piece very … Continue reading

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When did we last review Parliament


As the BBC prepares for the renegotiation for its settlement from the licence fee (assuming that is to continue) it is in the process of consulting with the public to better understand what we might wish them to provide for … Continue reading

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An image that portrays an important problem


Alec Shelbrooke is the Tory MP for Elmet and Rothwell in West Yorkshire. An image of him in this position, but with his eyes shut was circulated yesterday on social media initially by the BBC. The journalist suggested that Mr Shelbrooke was dozing … Continue reading

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Well done Songs of Praise


The decision by BBC producers to film an edition of Songs of Praise from the refugee camp in Calais known as the ‘Jungle’ is an important move to try to humanise an issue that has previously been primarily dealt with through … Continue reading

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Who is being institutionally arrogant?


The calls from the Conservative Party and Number 10 Downing Street for the BBC to be sanctioned over offers for Political debates in the run up to a General Election would be funny if they were not so absurd and … Continue reading

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