As a professor with a background in public service broadcasting (PSB), I’m often asked — What exactly is public service broadcasting? Take a popular programme like Neighbours. From 1986 to 2008 it appeared on the BBC and was an important piece of PSB, popular with viewers, and valued for its airing of gritty but universal human themes played […]
London Business School: David Currie, outgoing Ofcom (UK broadcast/digital regulator) chairman.
The campaign to restore trust in TV is a phoney crusade – less to do with concern for the audience than about protecting brands and reputation. When my dad was in the Military Police, he would caution errant squaddies with the words: “anything you say will be taken down, screwed around with, and used to convict […]
Stands up and then stands down from newsreading at five ce soir. She is probably the most talented broadcaster I’ve ever come across, a bloody good writer and a damned fine human being to boot. So that’s my colours nailed to the mast.