Dear DG

Dear Robert Robinson c/o Points of View, BBC.

Why, oh why, oh why won't you make pidgin the official Beeb standard language? Surely you can see that people are crying out for the language standards to be adjusted to match the intellectual, entertainment and political output we are now seeing.

yours sincerely,

Dat man im av no gruntle fe dat Tonbridge ande Wells, feel me?
 
They are on it already...


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Even a dead Terry Wogan would be an improvement on the current shower that infest Radio 2.
Sir Terry was not perfect by any means, but he realised that the general public were by enlarge, well informed and reasonably intelligent. He knew when all we wanted was to be entertained and when we wanted to be informed. He also never talked down to people, nor did he offer his opinion on political matters.
Some quotes from the man which I think are relevant.


BBC TV gets hold of an idea and beats it to death until we're all heartily sick of it. They buy people without thinking what they're going to do with them. It's the wrong way around. What they should be doing is employing really good ideas people to come up with good ideas.
Terry Wogan


People are not impressed by watching interviewees cry. People recognize chat shows with personalities as the trivial things that they are. They're not designed to be deep. Quite frankly, people in show business don't stand up to in-depth scrutiny.
Terry Wogan


Most television could be presented by a dachshund. Radio can't, although there are a lot of dachshunds in there.
Terry Wogan


I've always had an unsentimental view. I don't think the BBC is my auntie. I worked there for years, and you learn that they don't love you for yourself. They'll use you as long as you're popular. You shouldn't wait until it starts to wane. It can sometimes end badly.
Terry Wogan

There's a few people at the BBC who would do well to read the above.
 
Like most big companies they must be itching to change their name. This is part of a cycle of rebranding which is a major aspect of modern management strategy. They probably have a working group dedicated to this task as we speak. Only problem is that "LBC" is taken, so they are looking into a bit of a black hole as regards meaningful and relevant titles.
Possibly the honourable members could forward a few suggestions.
What about rebranding as the Bame Broadcasting Corporation surely that would be woke enough for Aunty
 
Like most big companies they must be itching to change their name. This is part of a cycle of rebranding which is a major aspect of modern management strategy. They probably have a working group dedicated to this task as we speak. Only problem is that "LBC" is taken, so they are looking into a bit of a black hole as regards meaningful and relevant titles.
Possibly the honourable members could forward a few suggestions.
World Of Kalm Empathy.
 

Cold_Collation

LE
Book Reviewer
Like most big companies they must be itching to change their name. This is part of a cycle of rebranding which is a major aspect of modern management strategy. They probably have a working group dedicated to this task as we speak. Only problem is that "LBC" is taken, so they are looking into a bit of a black hole as regards meaningful and relevant titles.
Possibly the honourable members could forward a few suggestions.
The Guardian/Independent Television Station (GITS)
The Woke Against Non-Kowtowing Egalitarian Regional Scum (*******)
The London-Obsessed Socialism-Espousing Rebroadcast Station (LOSERS)

...?
 
Too many BBC channels, too many BBC radio stations.
But they haven't even got BBC Wigger yet to appeal to their core audience
 
What about rebranding as the Bame Broadcasting Corporation surely that would be woke enough for Aunty
You bigoted pig. What about white lesbian one armed single mother hippy dwarves who would instantly feel excluded from the Bame Broadcasting Corporation.

Reported (to the Police Hate Crime Commissar)

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(in BBC speak) Image shows what a Police Hate Crime Commissar may look like.
 
Ask him when and how news and factual programmes became less news and less factual and became more about individual presenter biases.
 

Cold_Collation

LE
Book Reviewer
Even a dead Terry Wogan would be an improvement on the current shower that infest Radio 2.
Sir Terry was not perfect by any means, but he realised that the general public were by enlarge, well informed and reasonably intelligent. He knew when all we wanted was to be entertained and when we wanted to be informed. He also never talked down to people, nor did he offer his opinion on political matters.
Some quotes from the man which I think are relevant.


BBC TV gets hold of an idea and beats it to death until we're all heartily sick of it. They buy people without thinking what they're going to do with them. It's the wrong way around. What they should be doing is employing really good ideas people to come up with good ideas.
Terry Wogan


People are not impressed by watching interviewees cry. People recognize chat shows with personalities as the trivial things that they are. They're not designed to be deep. Quite frankly, people in show business don't stand up to in-depth scrutiny.
Terry Wogan


Most television could be presented by a dachshund. Radio can't, although there are a lot of dachshunds in there.
Terry Wogan


I've always had an unsentimental view. I don't think the BBC is my auntie. I worked there for years, and you learn that they don't love you for yourself. They'll use you as long as you're popular. You shouldn't wait until it starts to wane. It can sometimes end badly.
Terry Wogan

There's a few people at the BBC who would do well to read the above.
What Wogan did was make it look easy - which is the hallmark of the professional. He was an astute media and social commentator.

Another point: half a lifetime ago, you had to be someone of the stature of a Dimbleby or Whicker to be termed (or term yourself) a broadcaster. You had to be educated, or at least aware, travelled and experienced. Now, it's one season as one of the semi-comprehensible freaks on some reality show.

Everything is devalued but somehow 'fairer'.

In other words, we are to celebrate mediocrity because it's 'accessible' and must not prize true talent, which is 'elitist'. I don't want an on-screen version of going to Bedlam and pointing at the freaks. I want something which is actually good and worth the money. I don't pay to go to the cinema or the theatre or a gig to see something which is shít; the BBC should be absolutely no different.

Your point about treating people as reasonably intelligent is spot on - SWMBO's current pet hate is Zoe Ball's mummsy persona and, in particular, her use of the word 'Tellybox'. She's right.

The public is not entertained at present. It is patronised.
 
It might be useful for him to examine the proportion of complaints made to the BBC which are actually upheld. And then ponder that figure for a while and examine whether that proportion is reasonably likely to be accurate.
 
I would just like to know if he intends to listen to voices outside of the " BBC Bubble " and how he intends to take steps to reinstall confidence in his organisation as to being a provider of trustworthy News ... as it used to be .
I'm sure he will, as long as diversity quotas are met and those queried march in lockstep with the current Beeb zeitgeist.
 
Given that the cruel hand of fate dealt Marr a stroke, it is a real pity that it wasn’t just severe enough to be career ending.
I can’t stand Marr’s Political POV, but I was pleased he lived to tell the tale after his stroke.
He does seem to have become much more left leaning (sorry!) since his stroke though. Perhaps it was the fault of Boris (or Maggie).
 

Grownup_Rafbrat

LE
Book Reviewer
Would you just ask him if he intends to remain the British Broadcasting Corporation and since he wants more BAME presenters- would he cease using English as his principal Language? Then I could cease to listen to the verbiage spouted.
ETA perhaps the foreign service would be more apt.
Surely the BAME Narrowcasting Corporation?
 

Chef

LE
You bigoted pig. What about white lesbian one armed single mother hippy dwarves who would instantly feel excluded from the Bame Broadcasting Corporation.

Reported (to the Police Hate Crime Commissar)

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(in BBC speak) Image shows what a Police Hate Crime Commissar may look like.
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And to think they said Jedward would never amount to anything.
 
Too many BBC channels, too many BBC radio stations.
Perhaps that will change when they realise generating revenue to survive trumps *snigger* their desire to indoctrinate across the broadcast spectrum.
 

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