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Is the BBC fit for the twenty-first century?

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Until recently the BBC was in pretty confident mood, in spite of possible threats from the Communications Bill. But in the last few months it has been under increasing political pressure. The row over the government's dossier on Iraq was swiftly followed by Tessa Jowell's announcement of a major new enquiry into all aspects of the corporation. Here Alan Fountain discusses a wide range of issues for the future of public broadcasting in Britain.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: November 1, 2003

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