He gave the James MacTaggart Memorial Lecture at the Edinburgh International Television Festival on Friday and laid into all and sundry. Knows his stuff and it’s well worth a read if you’re interested in the dumbing down of tv.
The full speech is HERE (yes, I know it is 45 pages, but they’re double spaced and you do claim to care about the dumbing down of the media!)
The Guardian even have a clip of it up on Youtube!
His reaction to Newsnight including weather forecasts is just legendary
And, just for old times sake, the Michael Howard question 🙂