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THE WAR AGAINST THE BBC

28.06.2021
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By Andrea Millwood Hargrave

The BBC is under attack – again. The organisation is shaken by the fall-out from the 1995 Panorama interview with Princess Diana, and the BBC’s subsequent internal investigation, which “fell short of the high standards of integrity and transparency which are its hallmark”.1 And this in the year leading up to the BBC Charter midterm review – anything to do with the Charter is always politically charged.

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Andrea Millwood Hargrave reviews “The War Against the BBC. How an unprecedented combination of forces is destroying Britain’s greatest cultural institution… And why you should care.” by Patrick Barwise and Peter York, published by Penguin (2020).

Intermedia Issue:
Vol 49 Issue 2
Issue Date:
June 2021
Patrick Barwise Patrick Barwise Emeritus Professor of Management and Marketing at London Business School and former Chairman of Which? Peter York Peter York Cultural Commentator, Management Consultant, Author, Broadcaster and President of the Media Society Andrea Millwood Hargrave Andrea Millwood Hargrave Principal, Millwood Hargrave Ltd

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