Rod Liddle Rod Liddle

The BBC is trapped in its own smug bubble

Its employees are all like-minded, and invariably deny any left-liberal bias — as does David Hendry, which devalues his otherwise well-researched history

The BBC war correspondent Frank Gillard in early 1944 during a mock battle to rehearse coverage of the D-Day landings for radio. [Getty Images]

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