Monthly Archives: May 2013

BBC online expansion would be calamitous for local news

As if falling revenues and job cuts were not bad enough, the BBC Trust wants to heap more problems on the regional press. It is demanding that BBC Online beefs up its local and regional coverage. It says its audience … Continue reading

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Why the ex-minister who left his lights on wants to curb an ‘over-mighty’ Press

From his cosy perch in the House of Lords, a peer has been haughtily condemning newspapers for having the temerity to challenge a threat to free speech. Tory Lord Jenkin of Roding, who served as an energy minister in the … Continue reading

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