Simon Hoggart’s week: BBC ‘elitism’, Attenborough and Downton dialogue

The BBC is still the world’s best broadcaster – although you wouldn’t think so to see the way some papers are trashing it ?In my experience the reviled BBC managers are like army officers: half of them are people of great intelligence, insight, charm and skill. The other half are pretty much useless. I recall […]
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Hugh Muir diary Jay Hunt

Back to the future. The scenario that has them worried at the BBC • And still we wait to learn who will seize the crown that is director general of the BBC, when Mark Thompson makes his exit. Will it be Ofcom boss Ed Richards, subject of another hatchet job yesterday in the Daily Mail? […]
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