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George Entwistle was confirmed today as the next Director-General of the BBC, taking over from Mark Thompson in October. He will receive a salary of £450,000 per annum. With the Treasury Select Committee and some sections of the press talking about the need for a “change in culture” at Barclays – a publicly listed bank [...]Continue Reading →
When Murdoch proposed that News International take over BskyB, there was an outcry, for it was claimed that News International would be increasing their already sizable control over the British media. We need plurality, not monopoly, it was said.
Whatever the merits of that argument, the fact is that the takeover of BskyB would [...]Continue Reading →
On October 7, 2011 By Rory Broomfield
The headlines say it all. ‘Now for diet of TV repeats’ shouts the Daily Express, as if the cutbacks announced by the BBC yesterday signal some sort of death knell to the state of the nation’s television and radio output. As someone who does not believe the output of the BBC is something to [...]Continue Reading →
At the Labour Party Conference this morning, Ivan Lewis MP, the Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, delivered a speech outlining Labour’s plans to deal with a misbehaving media.
Mr Lewis’ idea involves creating a register for journalists, a register run by a “new system of independent [...]Continue Reading →
On September 23, 2011 By The Freedom Association
The Freedom Association has long been a critic of the EU project at large, and particular the unsustainable Euro. As we see the Euro fall apart, huge tranches of loans being given left right and centre, and sovereign debt downgrades, Eurosceptics around the country have three simultaneous sensations: sympathy for the [...]Continue Reading →
- The 6th McWhirter Lecture with Michael James Nazir-Ali, 106th Bishop of Rochester on September 12, 2013 6:30 pm
- Conservative Renewal Conference on September 14, 2013
- The Freedom Zone on September 30, 2013
- The Freedom Zone on October 1, 2013
- Christmas Lunch in the Cotswolds on December 7, 2013 12:30 pm
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