Marking 100 years of the BBC, this edition of Progressive Review focusses on the future of public service broadcasting in the rapidly changing media landscape
While some may argue that traditional broadcasters are anachronistic, they have also risen to recent challenges, from the pandemic to the unmatched coverage of the invasion of Ukraine
In a world where fears about media freedom and disinformation are rising, we ask what it means to be a public service broadcasters in the 21st century.
- Editorial / Robin Harvey, Anita Bhadani, Rachel Statham, Joshua Emden, Lucy Mort and Chris Thomas
- “It’s the news, stupid” / Jean Seaton
- The privatisation of Channel 4 / Cat Hobbs
- The BBC’s global role / Richard Sambrook
- Three lessons for the future of public service broadcasting / Precious Chatterje-Doody and Rhys Crilley
- Responding to change / Sunder Katwala
- The people’s broadcasters / Christopher Day
- Rethinking representation / Simone Pennant
- Representing the majority / Marcus Ryder
- Building a vision for a People’s BBC / Deborah Grayson
- What to watch / Scott Bryan
State of the North 2024: Charting the course for a decade of renewalThe North’s communities are ambitious for a better future, but face systemic and pronounced inequalities. Gaps in power, wealth, opportunity, and health result in shorter, sicker, less fulfilling lives.
No home left behind: Funding a just transition to clean heat in ScotlandHow can we ensure that investment in clean heating in Scottish homes drives a just transition, sharing costs and benefits fairly?
The asylum backlog: Job done?This blog post sets out how the department must now grapple with a new set of backlog challenges.