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“It’s quite lazy to say that young people don’t care about news.”
“While you’re less at the whim of the algorithm, it’s still social media.”
“The reason I have to have undercover voters is because social media sites won’t — and to some extent, can’t — tell you exactly what they’re recommending every single voter.”
Can “impartiality” be required from all actors, musicians, scientists, or sport pundits appearing on the BBC without thwarting the principle of free speech?
“A reaction to the nihilistic slaughter of the First World War…Theirs was a vision for a new public space, using the technological boundlessness of broadcasting — that was in itself ignorant of hierarchies and conventional barriers — for good purposes.”
“By focusing on providing news online, the World Service is putting its resources where it can best promote British soft power and international influence, thereby improving prospects for its own continued existence. However, abandoning radio entirely would be a mistake.”
“A lot of it’s trash, to be honest, but a lot of it’s very useful.”
After just nine days of living without any BBC services, 70% of the households hostile to paying the full license fee had changed their minds. “I was quite surprised at how much I missed it.”