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Three-D Issue 25: Media coverage of business and the environment

Nathan Farrell Bournemouth University The UK-based non-profit organisation Influence Map recently published a study ‘Measuring Corporate Influence on Climate Policy.’ The study ranked the top 100 companies in the 2014 ‘Forbes Global 2000’ list in terms of each corporation’s ‘readiness in the case … Continue reading

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Three-D Issue 25: Chair’s report

Natalie Fenton Goldsmiths, University of London Since the last newsletter we’ve had a Conservative government elected, Corbyn-mania has taken hold, a new academic year has begun and with the new term comes another three government/parliamentary consultations! Why do the deadlines … Continue reading

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Three-D Issue 25: Not just an attack on the BBC: a new inquiry into public service television

Des Freedman Goldsmiths, University of London Many of us are rightly preoccupied with responding to the Green Paper’s attempt to shrink the role of the BBC and to restrict the flow of funding that it needs to fulfil its remit. … Continue reading

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Three-D Issue 25: The BBC and its European partners in defence of Public Service Media

Michael Klontzas University of Huddersfield At times like these, as the debate about the BBC gets increasingly heated and arguments focus on ever finer details, it is not difficult to lose sight of the fact that the issues at stake … Continue reading

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Three-D Issue 25: Keeping the ‘British’ in the BBC

Neil Blain University of Stirling The relationship between BBC corporate headquarters in London and its BBC Scotland counterpart in Glasgow has seldom been without tensions. These are usually about finance and control, against a background, not mutually understood, of the … Continue reading

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Three-D Issue 25: Why the BBC’s international coverage must be protected from ignorance, and ideology

James Rodgers City University London Foreign affairs usually count for little at general elections. Voters’ more pressing concerns come to the fore: health, education, their own personal economic circumstances. There are exceptions. While exact effects are hard to prove, the … Continue reading

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Three-D Issue 25: Beeb-bashing by the Right: is it justified?

Ivor Gaber University of Sussex My entry for the prize for the most unsurprising allegation of the year was the uncannily similar complaints that emanated from a number of Conservative MPs who claimed that the BBC’s reporting of the 2015 … Continue reading

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Three-D Issue 25: Charter Review and BBC children’s content: beware the Trojan horse!

Jeanette Steemers University of Westminster & VLV Trustee Before the publication of the Government’s Charter Review Public Consultation (Green Paper) in July, few would have anticipated that children’s content would occupy such an important place in it. But there it … Continue reading

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Three-D Issue 25: On with the dance: the BBC and entertainment

Máire Messenger Davies University of Ulster The weekend of September 25th and 26th this year was a long-awaited one in the BBC’s TV viewing calendar. All over the country, millions of people1 were settling down with sighs of contentment and anticipation … Continue reading

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Three-D Issue 25: The battle for the BBC and struggle for public space

Graham Murdock Loughborough University & Goldsmiths, University of London The current struggle over the future of the BBC is part of a wider battle for the preservation of public spaces that provide essential resources for personal development, unexpected encounters, shared … Continue reading

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