The filth and the fury

24 Feb 2013

The influence of punk upon television, and the influence of television upon punk

Don’t throw out the baby

30 Nov 2008

Re-regulation mustn’t go too far

The Contract Killing of Quality Television

23 Sep 2008

Paranoia replaces professionalism

Truth or Fair?

8 Apr 2008

The media and its audience

Democratisation or death?

9 Mar 2008

Can we trust new media?

Selling off the BBC

8 Jan 2008

Outsourcing is not privatisation

Bias at the Beeb?

2 Sep 2007

Has the BBC lost its way?

The night I stopped watching television

1 Jul 2007

Nigel Stapley’s TV Licence expires.

Goodbye Entertainment

1 Jul 2007

Hitting out at Reality TV

Media on Mars

1 Jun 2007

Life and the media – then and now

Mangling the Archives

31 Dec 2006

Losing so many archive recordings is tragic. Messing up the ones we still have makes it even worse.

The thrill has gone

2 Dec 2006

A rant about modern broadcasting

A word in your ear

1 Feb 2006

Bernard Keeffe is concerned about the corruption of broadcast English

Why PSB matters

2 Oct 2005

The need for public service broadcasting


1 Jan 2005

We’ve dumbed-down the audience

Private eyes

1 Jan 2005

Private television would benefit everyone

Blurring the lines

1 Jan 2004

Free media. Free… to do what?

Street Cred

1 Jan 2004

Ratings shouldn’t be the only yardstick

The True Cost

1 Jan 2004

Because commercial television isn’t free

Between two stools

1 Jan 2004

The British approach to public service


1 Jan 2004

The true meaning of ‘bias’ revealed

The Hangman’s Ancient Sunlight

17 Jul 2003

Farming, fascism and Radio Four

A vote for ITV

13 Jul 2003

Is the BBC red and ITV blue?

Tellytubby television

18 May 2003

Because you’re all stupider now


1 Jan 2003

Legislating against good television

The end of the BBC

1 Jan 2003

The Right’s view of a hotbed of Marxism

Conservatism against itself

1 Jan 2003

Cultural contradiction in Thatcherism

Public Service ITV

1 Jan 2003

Inside a socialist myth

Nationalise broadcasting

1 Jan 2003

A better way?