BBC star controversy shows people still care about real journalism
Far from killing off proper journalism, social media could play a role in actually saving it
The BBC is in ‘crisis’ – again. A ‘race row’ involving Naga Munchetty, a presenter of the TV news show BBC Breakfast, has left the corporation facing “open revolt” from angry staff.
If this passed you by, you’re not alone: asked about the controversy on radio last week, British prime minister Boris Johnson confessed he had never heard of Munchetty. But on Twitter, at least – and in the media bubble which is symbiotic with it...
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