I got one message from a Brexiteer artist telling me “it would be career suicide for me to be public about my opinions”.
Posts Tagged: BBC
Ed Vaizey: Government must will the means, as well as the ends, in supporting public service broadcasters
They do vital work that benefits the whole nation, but won’t be able to compete with the Big Tech giants unless ministers take action now.
English understatedness and reticence is all very well, but England isn’t the whole of the UK – and, like much else, Britishness needs its symbols.
Robert Halfon: Patriotism is important to people – whatever the liberal elite thinks – and there’s nothing wrong with that
Plus: There must be a national inquiry led by the Department for Education or Ofsted to establish what has gone on in our schools.
There are very, very few shows where you can see life here on your screens, or hear our accents.
Daniel Hannan: Laws must be general, equal and certain. And yes, that applies to lockdown gatherings too.
We cannot have a system where the rules are differently enforced depending on whether the public share the opinions of the people infracting them.
Reports that the former brought pressure to bear on ITV are alarming. Can we look forward to a new series – Britain’s Got Feudalism?
The third article in a five-part ConHome series this week on the future of the United Kingdom.
Andrew Bowie: That weekend poll and Scotland’s future. Until we start to call ourselves British, why should anyone else?
The only institutions I can think of that retain the term ‘British’ are the BBC and the British Army – and, in Scotland, its Twitter handle is @ArmyScotland.
It’s sad enough to see a formerly serious historian disappear down the rabbit hole – but the Today Programme should challenge false claims from guests.
The Corporation is so obsessed with its own worldview as to have excluded the millions of women who vote Conservative from the documentary.
The fifth piece in a ConHome series this week on the Prime Minister’s Reset Moment – and what should follow from it.
Damian Green: Why a forced choice between a Brexity North and a Globalist South would be a false one – and damage our Party
The first of a ConHome series this week on Boris Johnson’s Reset Moment – and what should follow from it.
Iain Dale: Trump is displaying all the signs of believing his own lies. And he is undermining democracy itself.
The fact, however, that he has won five million more votes than he did in 2016 does tell us that we cannot write him off as an aberration.
Iain Dale: The way the BBC and Sky News behave, you’d think we are the only country in the world with a second wave
Plus: Free school meals, Pointless Celebrities, Bower’s book And: “Did the honourable lady just call me scum?” Your chance to drink to that.