The upside of a new cross-party appointments process would be distance from the government of the day. The downside is the danger of boiling it down to a lowest common denominator.
Besides, many resent being legally coerced into funding a service whose worldview is completely at odds with their own.
There are very, very few shows where you can see life here on your screens, or hear our accents.
Dacre has said that he “would die in a ditch defending it as a great civilising force”, and Moore grasps the Corporation’s original Reithian mission.