Dacre has said that he “would die in a ditch defending it as a great civilising force”, and Moore grasps the Corporation’s original Reithian mission.
Posts Tagged: Andrew Neil
The Corporation has lost its grip on its Reithian inheritance – which, for all his criticism of the BBC, the former Telegraph editor understands.
Plus: Why the BBC must keep Neil. Why I’m leaving Lloyds. And: three hours with the LibDem leadership candidates.
Its decentralised hierarchy means there’s no obvious leader to engage with politicians and TV producers.
The BBC and politics. Maitlis’ Cummings intro was out of order. And so too, in its time, was Neil’s denunciation of ISIS.
As one side becomes more sensitive to perceived breaches of neutrality, the other becomes less willing or able to accept when it has erred.
Four in five of our party member respondents say yes. Hunt is top choice to come in from outside – but there’s no strong support for any non-member.
Coronavirus 2) Ryan Bourne: Beware it being used as a cover for promoting socialism and protectionism
A home-focused industrial policy hardly saved China from this epidemic. And openness and markets ensure diversity of supply – particularly in medicine and food.
It is straining to be bigger and better, and see further, faster. But the lesson of the story is that it can’t see everywhere at once.
This site is opposed to subscription funding and a decriminalised licence fee. But both will be forced on the BBC if it doesn’t reform.
The Prime Minister’s Brexit night message should have been broadcast on BBC and ITN.
And the axeing of the Victoria Derbyshire Show suggests that the next Director General must be a transformational one.
His big win marks the end of the EU Ascendancy and the beginning of a new era: that of Britain as a sovereign nation.
John O’Connell: The tax choice ahead. Johnson, and the highest burden since Attlee. Or Corbyn, and…the highest ever.
The tax burden isn’t a full measure of the size of the state. But it’s arguably the pre-eminent factor and certainly that which most concerns the TaxPayers’ Alliance.
The move back to two party politics of 2017 seems to be repeating itself this time round.
Anyone who still believes that the Labour leader is a suitable Prime Minister should watch this tape.