J'accuse: The News (1993)

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Allison Pearson criticises the news values of the BBC and ITN, saying that they are trivial, sycophantic and and prisoners to new technology. She feels the BBC is too careful not to upset the Government and ITN too obsessed by ratings. Julia Somerville describes the domination of senior news jobs by men and Mark Tully, former BBC India correspodent, points out that the Third World is squeezed out of the news unless there is a war or natural disaster.

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