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John Tusa: BBC arts coverage is bizarre

Beckett, Charlie (2008) John Tusa: BBC arts coverage is bizarre. POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (04 Mar 2008). Blog.

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Abstract

Sir John Tusa gave a virtuoso performance in his Polis dialogue on the state of arts journalism. In conversation with Rosie Millard and an audience of media and culture folk at the London College of Communication he trumpeted various blasts at news coverage of the arts which struck a chord with many who also fear that cultural journalism is currently rather flat (that’s enough musical metaphors – ed). This is a man that both journos and arty types should listen to. He was a founding presenter of Newsnight, boss of the BBC World Service and the chief of the Barbican centre, turning it in to one of Europe’s leading arts venues.

Item Type: Website (Blog)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/polis/
Additional Information: © 2008 The Author(s)
Subjects: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
N Fine Arts > NX Arts in general
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
Sets: Departments > Media and Communications
Research centres and groups > POLIS
Date Deposited: 24 May 2017 08:13
Last Modified: 24 May 2017 08:13
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/78543

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