Down But Not Out

Greg Dyke was “a fantastically popular director general,” and that may have been part of his undoing at the BBC. But despite the humiliation of being accused of shoddy journalism by Lord Hutton, the BBC is circling the wagons, and firing back at Prime Minister Tony Blair and his supporters. One former BBC staffer has publically accused the government of “trying to grind an independent broadcaster into the ground. The staff are determined that it won’t happen.”