As long as he donates his fee to charity, there is much to enjoy in the former Health Secretary eating a kangaroo’s penis in front of millions.
It needs to be able to raise capital and kick-start in-house production, which the current model prohibits.
The two-year freeze in the licence fee announced yesterday by the Culture Secretary leaves the question of how to reform the Corporation unresolved.
The Swastika or Hammer and Sickle of this totalitarian society is a canopied penny-farthing bicycle, which we find emblazoned everywhere.
The coronavirus press conferences gave us a glimpse of what a government agenda built around one-upping the evening news will look like.
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.
Plus: Keep the Brexit TV debate simple. Giving Allin-Khan and Duncan a piece of my mind. And: Carney – we’ve heard it all before.
Instead of trying to work out what the general election result will be, it might be useful to try to work out what the Conservatives think it will be.
We gather those approached so far have been less than keen to follow in George Galloway’s footsteps.
Here are The Freedom Association’s recommendations to John Whittingdale to secure the future of the Corporation.
The Culture Secretary has been one of its most scathing critics. Rather than defend it now, he should embrace Gove’s calls for change.
In the digital age, the distinction between broadcast and print media is breaking down.
As a coercively-funded state organ of enormous influence and reach, political oversight of the Corporation is both just and necessary.
Technological change does mean that the Corporation needs reform. But alternative funding models risk diminishing the its output.
The Labour leader’s deficiencies in no way reduce the need for the Conservatives to set out an ambitious and trustworthy programme.