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Successive governments have criticised the BBC for being too impartial or not impartial enough.
The War Game depicted true horror of nuclear war.
Controversy has raged down the years over whether the film was censored by the government. Now secret files reveal the truth after 50 years.
Murder victims are not treated equally.
Revelations on the BBC's Panorama confirm what many Northern Irish already knew: justice is not for everyone.
Not the best motto for the BBC under the circumstances.
We keep hearing from the newspapers that the BBC has a pro-Labour bias. But take a look at their record.
Culture wars ahead for the Beeb?
On the face of it, John Whittingdale's appointment as media and culture secretary spells trouble for the BBC.
Dog shows to be ring-fenced? Whittingdale (left) in 1993.
Conservative cultural policy is likely to be defined by severe cuts – possibly even the abolition of the department itself.
The Way Ahead Task Force in action.
W1A has got funnier but the bad news is that the better W1A gets, the worse the BBC looks.
Jeremy Clarkson and his co-stars outside a friend’s house.
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If you think the show will sink without its larger-than-life presenter, you may be surprised.
Nigel Farage and his party have gone from sidelines to spotlight.
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UKIP are getting a lot of negative press, but that's not necessarily a bad thing.
Broadcasters have threatened to ‘empty chair’ David Cameron.
Pedro Moura Pinheiro
Common sense tells us that an election debate comes with dangers for the incumbent, but that's no excuse not to participate.
What has made Top Gear, co-hosted by the now-suspended Jeremy Clarkson, so successful?
Suspended Top Gear co-host Jeremy Clarkson has built his brand on a "no-bullshit" style that wins just as many loyal fans as fierce critics.
Much more relevant than your average period drama.
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It may be all Cornish landscapes, bizarre regional accents and heaving bosoms, but in its day the BBC drama was actually pretty radical.
Mukesh Singh, one of the convicted rapists interviewed in India’s Daughter.
India's government has always been highly sensitive to the way its country is depicted in the British media.
The cast of BBC Radio 4’s adaptation.
Tolstoy’s celebrated novel War and Peace has recently been enjoying some fresh attention thanks to a number of adaptations. BBC Radio 4 broadcast a ten-part adaptation of the novel. Later this year, the…
On the defensive: the BBC’s director-general, Tony Hall.
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It needs reforming, but MPs should reconsider the universal licence fee for the excellent value it gives to the British public.
Maybe it’s time to renovate those values, too.
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The Future of the BBC report was right on a number of counts. The public broadcaster would do well to take heed.
Equipped for the future?
The Commons media committee has a dangerously flawed vision for the future of Britain's much-loved public broadcaster.
Question Time from Margaret Thatcher’s old stomping ground of Finchley in north London.
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The BBC’s long-running political panel show, Question Time sets out to be topical, relevant to its audience and spiced with a dash of controversy. So, as you’d expect, when it was broadcast from Wrexham…
Curtis is one of few BBC film-makers given great artistic freedom.
Most broadcasters – especially those who work at the BBC – must produce their programmes to conform to strict guidelines. They must be within five seconds of the required length, they must comply with…
Westminster: a cradle of democracy?
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The BBC is marking 750 years since the first elected parliament at Westminster with a dedicated “Democracy Day”. Though Westminster is recognised as the cradle of representative democracy, there are indications…