Sometimes, as you patrol the pavements outside the plastic-shrouded building site called Broadcasting House, the governance of Britain and the voice of Britain blend symbolically into one. One day the covers will come off. One day the blessed, beating heart of radio will return where it belongs. One day - and countless millions on - we'll be right back where we started from.
Monday, December 06, 2004
Another "circle of life" begins at the BBC with Mark Thompson's reign as Director General, but why is their no prospect of returning power to the programme makers, asks Peter Preston in Media Guardian (free registration required).