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Should viewers get to decide how our BBC is run?

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Should viewers get to decide how our BBC is run?

Guardian – 2012-05-11

Several high-profile figures argue the public should have more say, from setting the schedules to choosing the director general. Unworkable extremism or an idea whose time has come?We are always being told that it is "our BBC" – usually by the BBC itself. But lately some high-profile voices appear to be taking that idea seriously.Helen Goodman, Labour's shadow media minister, has recently weighed in with a suggested collaboration with the BBC on a system of citizen commissioning allowing the...
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