We need to make sure these home-grown champions can compete fairly against the global streaming giants now dominating TV.
CCHQ should move to grip this disaster as best it can, before the third debate due to take place on Sky tomorrow.
I don’t believe that a private owner would freely choose to commission from as diverse a range of independents.
They do vital work that benefits the whole nation, but won’t be able to compete with the Big Tech giants unless ministers take action now.
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The trust factor is simply less relevant, because fewer people are accessing the Corporation’s output in the first place.
Yesterday evening’s debate served mainly to remind viewers of how likely an autumn poll now is – as Johnson unintentionally signalled.
The whole of the event – which saw Hunt and Johnson pitted against each other before a live studio audience.
It is hard to see how the different Brexit alternatives can be presented anything like as well on TV as they will be in Parliament.
“I’m well are of that,” Blair’s former spin doctor replies, in (fairly) good humour.
As well as punishing the use of chemical weapons, “we are seeking to hold Assad to account at the UN Security Council…despite the fact that he is protected by Russia”.
“What she was saying was we’re going to have an investment-led economy,” the Labour leader tells Peston, in an interesting redefinition of Rayner’s phrase.
“A lot of voters know from experience they’ll have a new policy by Wednesday,” our Executive Editor argues.