Stephen Glover

This is not the time to knock the BBC, but it should carry more news from Europe

This is not the time to knock the BBC, but it should carry more news from Europe

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After the Hutton inquiry all fair-minded people should rally to the BBC. It is true that over the years the Corporation has sometimes displayed a bias in favour of New Labour. I remember, for example, how after Peter Mandelson was ejected from the Cabinet for a second time, BBC2’s Newsnight brought together various New Labour figures to discuss the event in a sympathetic way. It is also true that the BBC has weakened its raison d’