New Zealand "liberals" believe in the BBC's integrity and independence.
Posted by Morrissey on January 24, 2022, 10:43 pm, in reply to "John Hilley on 'lofty liberal' defence of the BBC. "
In 2013 the BBC doyenne Lyse Doucet came to this country, and was interviewed for Radio NZ's Mediawatch programme.... |
LYSE DOUCET: I welcome criticism—as long as it’s not done to score a point or because someone has an agenda. … When I get negative Twitter messages, unless I think there is an agenda and I have no control over that, I respond with kindness. Some people are on a certain campaign… I always say journalism is story-telling. I listen to our competitors. I listen to Al Jazeera, and Russia Today.
COLIN PEACOCK: [snorting] But some of those are backed by the state, aren’t they, in a way that is different to the BBC obviously….
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