Professor of Journalism, Director of the Centre for Journalism, Cardiff University
Richard Sambrook is Director of the Centre for Journalism and Professor at Cardiff University. He spent 30 years as a journalist in BBC News including ten years on the board of management as Director of Sport, Director of News and Director of Global News. He was also Global Vice Chairman of Edelman, where he was a consultant on media to numerous global organisations.
Apr 04, 2020 07:01 am UTC| Insights & Views
With misinformation about countering the global pandemic rife, the BBC has stood out as a guarantor of truth and accuracy, delivering on its traditional Reithian values of entertaining, informing, educating the nation...
The BBC faces a hostile government seeking to end the licence fee in favour of advertising. Meanwhile, political polarisation has undermined consensus about its role, it faces increased competition and technology is...