August 17, 2017   < 1

Why is it nearly always a politician who is interviewed in the 8.07am slot on BBC Radio 4’s flagship current affairs programme, Today? Within UnHerd’s alternative schedule for a Today programme that addressed our concerns about the non-ideological but intrinsic biases in current affairs we suggested alternative candidates to be interviewed;

From UnHerd’s alternative schedule for Radio 4’s Today programme

In the fifth clip from our extended interview with Jonathan Dimbleby he expressed a similar wish for more people from universities, cultural institutions and commerce to take part in programmes like his own Any Questions? panel.

Click here for all of the clips from our Dimbleby interview.

Tim Montgomerie was most recently a columnist and comment editor for The Times of London. Before that journalistic turn he was steeped in centre right politics, founding the Conservative Christian Fellowship, then the Centre for Social Justice and, just over ten years ago,