August 11, 2017

As part of our series on the news industry’s focus on the new, the controversial, the negative and the political – rather than the important, the consensual, the positive, and the cultural, technological and religious – we spoke to the veteran British journalist Jonathan Dimbleby about how journalism has changed during his time at the centre of British current affairs.

We’ll publish his observations in a series of video clips – beginning with his thoughts on how competition between 24/7 news platforms distracts us from what matters…

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