Public service broadcasting

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Like the prime minister, I have had a public brain freeze. The fear never leaves you | Adrian Chiles
On Working Lunch, I once went completely blank and uttered perhaps the longest ‘er’ in television history. I am always aware that it could happen again

Adrian Chiles

24, Nov, 2021 @4:59 PM

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Oliver Dowden restates his claim Channel 4 would benefit from privatisation
Culture secretary to give speech that will signal government’s intention to push ahead with plan

Jim Waterson Media editor

14, Sep, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Discovery nets record number of subscribers with Olympic coverage
Exclusive European broadcast rights to Tokyo Games helps boost TV channel’s quarterly profits by 21%

Rupert Neate

03, Aug, 2021 @7:03 PM

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The BBC faces major challenges from the government to its independence | Emily Bell
Conservative interventions in editorial appointments are testing the public service broadcaster’s autonomy to the limit, says journalism school director Emily Bell

Emily Bell

20, Jul, 2021 @1:30 PM

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Whistleblower in Martin Bashir scandal backs BBC after apology from boss
Matt Wiessler says he is a ‘through-and-through BBC person’ and saga should not be used against it

Jim Waterson Media editor

03, Jun, 2021 @2:12 PM

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Tony Hall, the man with the Midas touch, finally laid low by Bashir row
The former BBC boss is seen as an innovator with sound judgment. Now he has quit the National Gallery amid the Panorama fallout

Mark Townsend

23, May, 2021 @5:30 AM

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Armando Iannucci leads criticism of secrecy over BBC’s future
The Thick of It creator seeks meeting with culture secretary to discuss ‘drip feed of sinister headlines’

Ben Quinn

20, May, 2021 @3:16 PM

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Channel 4 could be privatised by 2024, says Oliver Dowden
British culture secretary repeats view that Tory sell-off of public broadcaster is not ‘ruled out’

Lanre Bakare Arts and culture correspondent

13, May, 2021 @7:21 PM

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Boris Johnson is a man of principles. We should thank Jennifer Arcuri for exposing them | Catherine Bennett
Are we so inured to the PM’s ways that we now just shrug at claims of grave unethical conduct?

Catherine Bennett

04, Apr, 2021 @7:30 AM

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Television licence fee 'preferred option' to fund BBC until 2038, say MPs
Committee suggests broadcaster should have new 10-year Royal Charter if no alternative is proposed

Jim Waterson

25, Mar, 2021 @6:01 AM

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BAME groups urged to have Covid vaccine in UK TV ad campaign
Main broadcasters uniting this Thursday to show film in which ethnic minority stars encourage take-up

Aamna Mohdin Community affairs correspondent

18, Feb, 2021 @6:01 AM

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The threats to tear down the BBC have not gone away. Watch this space | Alan Rusbridger
Amid the information chaos of Covid, the national broadcaster is more vital than ever

Alan Rusbridger

20, Dec, 2020 @8:30 AM

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