Archive for August, 2009
James Murdoch did what you need to do at the Edinburgh TV Festival – he made a big provocative speech that got everyone talking. What’s interesting, reading the commentary, is that generally people agreed with his two main themes – that the BBC is too big and that there’s too much regulation. However whether they [...]
In this world of micro-marketing, twitter, being low-key, authentic and grass-rootsy, it’s nice to see someone do something BIG!
I think the Conservative Central Office press team must have a recurring press release set up. Every two years or so they, or an MP, argure that Radio 1 really should be sold off. The main argument tends to be along the lines of “it’s not public service enough” and “it’s unfair to the commercial [...]