The BBC: a brief future history, 2017-2022

Hendy, David (2018) The BBC: a brief future history, 2017-2022. In: Freedman, Des and Goblot, Vana (eds.) A future for public service television. Goldsmiths Press, London, pp. 102-110. ISBN 978-1-906897-71-0

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An essay which assesses the likelihood of the recommendations on the 2016 Putnam Report being introduced, and focuses on the BBC as a case study. The article identifies the major challenges as (a) ideological opposition to the BBC from the current Tory government, and (b) internal cultural issues within BBC News, which have damaged the BBC's claims to impartiality in its news coverage.

Item Type: Book Section
Keywords: BBC; broadcasting history; broadcasting policy; television; political bias; impartiality
Schools and Departments: School of Media, Film and Music > Media and Film
Research Centres and Groups: Sussex Humanities Lab
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DA History of Great Britain
H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and communications > HE7601 Telecommunication industry. Telegraph > HE8689 Radio and television broadcasting
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology > HM0826 Social institutions
Depositing User: David Hendy
Date Deposited: 23 Apr 2018 13:59
Last Modified: 23 Apr 2018 13:59

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