Dan Hind is a publisher and researcher who has spent much of the past decade trying to win Britain round to the cause of democratic reform of the UK state and its system of communications. His books include ‘The Return of the Public: Democracy, Power and the Case for Media Reform’.
Entering the secret castle: A small step towards democratic public media?
Last week the BBC gave a representative audience panel control of its Brexit output for one day. Could this...
The constitutional turn: liberty and the co-operative state
The Anglo-American left needs to start taking constitutional change seriously.
The choice before the Labour party
Does Labour wish to fight for a better deal within the system, or change the system?
Published in: ourBeebA roadmap for the BBC’s support of local journalism
Instead of strengthening the UK’s local news monopolies, here’s how the BBC could support civic journalism.
Corbyn should support a convention parliament or he will fail
If Jeremy Corbyn wins the Labour leadership he should try to reach agreement with all progressive groups for an...
The Public and the Public Interest
A journalism fund, financed by levying the profits of incumbent media companies, could transform local and...