Published in: openDemocracyUK: OpinionMartin Bashir and Princess Diana: The BBC's latest entirely avoidable crisis
An inquiry into the 1995 Panorama interview with Princess Diana highlights that the BBC must be made accountable to Ofcom
Published in: openDemocracyUK: AnalysisWhy the UK’s system of government is vastly superior to the European Union
British governments can survive only if they enjoy a majority in the Commons. In the EU, by contrast, executives are...
Published in: Can Europe Make It?: AnalysisHow all-powerful institutions keep Europe in gridlock
The European Union’s ruling bodies have always shamelessly grabbed power to themselves and away from the people –...
Published in: Can Europe Make It?: AnalysisHow the European Union has always preferred power grabs to democracy
A series of ‘coups’ across decades allowed European institutions to take more and more power, always undermining the...
Published in: openDemocracyUK: OpinionThatcher’s poisonous television legacy is still being felt
30 years ago this week Margaret Thatcher left Downing Street – but ITV has never recovered from her government’s...
Published in: ourBeeb: OpinionRupert Murdoch is not an evil genius, whatever BBC’s ‘Dynasty’ doc says
The BBC is supposed to be impartial. ‘The Rise of the Murdoch Dynasty’, its recent epic documentary, fails that test.