Great article here about how the BBC vetted staff and thereby controlled the tone of its broadcast output. You have to admit that not much has changed.
It’s a lengthy article but well worth reading it shows how a few malevolently disposed people can control the direction and output of a National broadcaster – something sounds familiar!
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For decades the BBC denied job applicants were vetted by MI5 – but vetting continued at the corporation until the 1990s.