On shaky ground: the BBC in a post-consensus age


  • Justin Schlosberg


This article reflects on the BBC’s role in (re)shaping a hegemonic agenda consensus and offers a radical appraisal of its public service performance at a time of unprecedented political upheaval in the UK. It draws on a recent case study to suggest that the BBC’s overarching lean towards an elite and ideological worldview is increasingly exposed, and can no longer be defended with recourse to notions of due impartiality.


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