Jean Seaton is Professor of Media History at the University of Westminster in London. She is co-author (with James Curran) of the classic text Power Without Responsibility, (now in its fifth edition), and has recently been appointed as the official historian of the BBC in the 1980s.
Published in: ourBeebWhat would a world without the BBC look like?
The author of the recent BBC history Pinkoes and Traitors responds to her critics, arguing for the book’s...
Published in: ourBeebSavile, the perfect storm
A candid and compelling piece from Jean Seaton, the official historian of the BBC, on why the Savile affair is the...
Published in: HomeThe numbers game: death, media, and the public
Published in: HomePublic broadcasting: imperfect but essential