Radio review: BBC’s window on the world

The BBC, crazily, is slashing 2,000 jobs. It will be a loss not just to Britain but to people all around the world who rely on its coverage of world events, by journalists whose courage and intelligence is backed by fine resources.

20th October, 2007

The BBC, crazily, is slashing 2,000 jobs. It will be a loss not just to Britain but to people all around the world who rely on its coverage of world events, by journalists whose courage and intelligence is backed by fine resources.

Take the past week on BBC World Service: all week, a series of programmes investigated the new China. I was woken in the early hours of Wednesday morning by an Irish voice talking about...

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