The Book Club

Patrick Barwise and Peter York: The War Against the BBC

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On this week’s Book Club podcast, we’re talking about a subject that never ceases to arouse strong feelings: Auntie Beeb. My guests, Patrick Barwise and Peter York, say – in their new book The War Against The BBC: How an unprecedented combination of hostile forces is destroying Britain’s greatest cultural institution… And why you should care – that if we lose the BBC we will miss it. But isn’t it a soft-left Establishment mouthpiece, riddled with groupthink and funded by an anachronistic and unjustifiable tax? Isn’t it a market-distorting, bureaucratic, top-heavy behemoth that we’re better off without? They make the case, here, for why not.

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