In the second of her 'On broadcasting' column, Lis Howell
argues that the BBC urgently needs to put its house in order before turning to
the big political issues of 2017. The licence fee and new technology aren’t
necessarily the big issues - the real crisis is about management and the
alienation of young people and young talent.
News is the most vulnerable area for the BBC. Some advice to James Harding as he starts his job: decentralise, but don’t encourage silos. Here’s how. The first of the 'Lis Howell on Broadcasting' columns.