The BBC and UK Public Service Broadcasting

  • Jeremy Tunstall


With typical national modesty, UK citizens often refer to the BBC as the world’s best, or most admired, broadcasting organisation. The BBC played an important role in twentieth-centuryBritish history; itbecame partof national mythology. But BBC ‘Public Service Broadcasting’ has lacked a single neat definition. UK PSB resembles the British constitution in being unwritten or, more accurately, written in several slightly different laws, documents, reports and decisions.


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