Ofcom

Clive Myrie, the BBC and the trouble with Ofcom

13 March 2021 7:00 pm

Ofcom’s tight grip on current affairs broadcasts has been likened by some observers to a choking collar. Clive Myrie, one of…

Impartiality and the battle for broadcast

28 September 2020 4:08 pm

Two big kites were launched by the Sunday Times that could, should they fly, redraw the broadcasting landscape. ‘BBC critics…

Paul Dacre and Boris Johnson: 'the Boston strangler' and the 'alley cat'

27 September 2020 7:28 am

Paul Dacre, the former editor of the Daily Mail, has reportedly been asked by the Prime Minister to chair the…

Now Gladstone must fall?

11 July 2020 9:00 am

There are far more Chinese students in British universities than there are from the entire Commonwealth. Many universities have been…

Who watches the broadcast watchdog?

27 June 2020 9:00 am

At the beginning of April, I became so frustrated by the supine coverage of the government’s response to the coronavirus…

Want to avoid regulators? Do something useless

29 August 2015 9:00 am

I had a water meter installed in my flat a few months ago. I looked at it just now and…

Frankie Boyle is a cowardly bully, and I’m ashamed I ever stood up for him

30 August 2014 9:00 am

‘Outspoken comic Frankie Boyle has called on the BBC to sack “cultural tumour” Jeremy Clarkson.’ Can anyone tell me what’s…