The conventions of the BBC

Winston, Brian (2014) The conventions of the BBC. In: Is the BBC in crisis? Abramis Academic Publishing, Bury St. Edmunds, pp. 183-192. ISBN 9781845496210

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Abstract

The BBC's independence, it is commonly believed, is protected by 'conventions', there being no written constitution. Wrong on both counts, argues Brian Winston. It does have a constitution, its charter and agreement, but there are no meaningful 'conventions' to protect it - only politics.

Keywords:BBC, Broadcasting, Media, BBC charter
Subjects:P Mass Communications and Documentation > P300 Media studies
Divisions:College of Arts > Lincoln School of Film & Media > Lincoln School of Film & Media (Media)
ID Code:14383
Deposited On:23 Jun 2014 10:20

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