Alex Massie

The Broadcasting Archipelago

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Lord knows, there are times when the BBC is a frustrating service. And then there are times when one is thankful for the Beeb given the alternatives out there. Consider these screen grabs, taken at 11.35pm UK time this evening. (Click on each for a larger, clearer image if you like. The point is that the BBC has the big news front and centre and the others, er, don't.)


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Fox News:

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ABC News:

Picture 1

UPDATE: At 1.35am, UK time, neither Fox nor ABC has Solzhenitsyn's death prominently featured on their frot page.

Written byAlex Massie

Alex Massie is Scotland Editor of The Spectator. He also writes a column for The Times and is a regular contributor to the Scottish Daily Mail, The Scotsman and other publications.

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