So the BBC has dismissed all the criticism of its ludicrous coverage of the Diamond Jubilee. What's new? The BBC, as its critics really ought to know by now, is Never Wrong. The babyish, ignorant, patronising tone of its broadcasting during the Jubilee celebrations was perfect for the occasion, according to the Corporation's official spokesman – and this was proven by the fact that its programming had been watched by more than 60 per cent of the total audience. Which is to say that nearly half of viewers went elsewhere – a quite remarkable failure rate for the national broadcaster which would once have been the unquestionable voice of the entire nation.
OK I may be Beeb bashing at the moment but they deserve it. The comments below this article, including one from me, say it all