Jean Seaton’s latest
history of the BBC is mired by typos, inconsistencies and factual errors.
Far from incidental, this is symptomatic of a broader carelessness that ultimately undermines her analysis.
WolfHall depicts the dehumanizing effects of
power pursued for its own sake. Acting without impunity, irresponsible power
undermines common morality for selfish motives. Jimmy Savile is a case in
The Controller of the BBC’s archive strategy maintains the
institution’s fundamental role within the media ecology and argues that
the Licence Fee should safeguard a new democratic digital public space.
The new Chair of the BBC Trust Rona Fairhead has given her first public speech
which was widely reviewed. Now the dust has settled – but what did Rona say, and
more importantly, what did she really mean?