The BBC dodges an existential crisis

The BBC dodges an existential crisis
 

IT SAYS much about the BBC’s central place in British society that what would seem to be the mundane, administrative task of renewing its charter—the constitutional basis that lays out the public purposes of the organisation and the duties of those who run it—has aroused intense partisan passions. Conservatives complain of its domination of British media pushing out competitors, and of left-wing bias in its news reports. They wanted the BBC put on a tighter leash. John Whittingdale, the culture secretary and frequent antagonist of the organisation, had hinted he would oblige. Newspaper... read more

 
13 May 2016 in Politics, Views: 55
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