Not sure he\’s quite got the point of it all:
Our primary task is to hold power to account.
No it isn\’t.
It\’s to produce something to go in the blank spaces in between the adverts.
So what can be done? Because of the peculiar threat they present to democracy there\’s a case to be made for breaking up all majority interests in media companies, and for a board of governors, appointed perhaps by Commons committee, to act as a counterweight to the shareholders\’ business interests.
Seriously? You want to put the politicians in charge of what a newspaper or TV channel can report?
Are you mad?