Putting the Black in Britain back on the BBC

Barling, Kurt ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2233-2044 (2022) Putting the Black in Britain back on the BBC. Critical Studies in Television, 17 (2) . pp. 154-169. ISSN 1749-6020 [Article] (doi:10.1177/17496020211067745)

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One area where, along with other UK broadcasters, the BBC has been seen to consistently fail to make headway is in its inadequate representation of minority groups within British society. This study fills a gap in the literature understanding black programming on the BBC. It assesses this programming through a qualitative analysis of the views of 94% of those who produced the current affairs programme Black Britain. It reviews some of the material that Black Britain put on air in this assessment, what impact the programme had on broadcasting diversity and why lessons learned were seemingly lost.

Item Type: Article
Research Areas: A. > School of Media and Performing Arts > Media
Item ID: 34976
Notes on copyright: © The Author(s) 2022. This article is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) which permits any use, reproduction and distribution of the work without further permission provided the original work is attributed as specified on the SAGE and Open Access page (https://us.sagepub.com/en-us/nam/open-access-at-sage).
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Depositing User: Kurt Barling
Date Deposited: 19 Apr 2022 15:07
Last Modified: 22 Feb 2023 10:53
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/34976

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