The BBC has lost touch: here's how it could re-connect
A filmmaker advises BBC news staff on how to better engage with the harsh realities of life for many in Britain.
On the new British 'popular'
The fight over the BBC is also a struggle over what it means, in the UK, to be ‘popular’. In other words, who are the people?
5 ideas for hacking television
The creator of the Capital City Project lays out five principles that can be used to radically democratise television.
Towards better broadcasting in Wales
Public service broadcasting in Wales is on a knife-edge and there are loud demands for reform. The response will...
What can we learn from 50 years of British-Asian TV?
As the BBC celebrates half a decade of British Asian broadcasting, we look back at a journey of cultural integration...
How did mistrust of mainstream media become a sign of violent extremism?
The UK Government’s Prevent strategy has led to official claims that mistrust of mainstream media and anger about...
A revolution is coming to the BBC in Scotland and the UK
Change is coming whether the BBC likes it or not. Far better to take the intiative itself: for instance, making good...
The BBC and Scotland: a constitutional question
It is not easy for the BBC to combine the need for a strong centre with genuine federalism. However fraught, this...
‘Counting on plurality’ means adding to the BBC
The BBC’s charter renewal process will be influenced by whatever steps the next government takes on media ownership...
Published in: openDemocracyUKThe Public and the Public Interest
A journalism fund, financed by levying the profits of incumbent media companies, could transform local and...