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.
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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.
Daniel Hannan: Clever, inquisitive and, crucially, independent, Charles Moore would be the perfect BBC chairman
His critics display the close-mindedness that they falsely suspect in him. Indeed, you won’t find a less partisan man.
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.
We must demonstrate that we are able to protect the values that people cherish, and provide the means through which their lives can be improved.
Clashes over Black Lives Matter or Extinction Rebellion are noisy, nasty – and, by definition, impossible for Johnson to keep out of.
Our tradition has never been the pomp and exuberance of Bastille Day or the Fourth of July. But we must do more to bring this country together.
Iain Dale: Good luck to Robbie Gibb’s prospective challenger to the BBC and Sky. And to News UK if it has a go, too.
Plus: Russia’s opposition leader was poisoned, so now slap Magnitsky sanctions on Putin. And: Phil Collins’ ungracious departure.
We should be able to choose whether we support the BBC with our wallets – the economic case for licence fees has evaporated.
The coronavirus press conferences gave us a glimpse of what a government agenda built around one-upping the evening news will look like.
David Gauke: We’re urged to return to the office – but Ministers must face the fact that the world of work is changing.
Plus: On Last Night of the Proms, I get in touch with my inner Farage. And: On Brexit, it’s crunch time as the end of transition approaches.