February 16, 2004
Good afternoon. This is the objective and strictly impartial BBC World Service, operating on behalf of the anti-war crowd.....
Posted by Jon Henke
Perhaps not for long.
The British Government is considering a plan to break up the British Broadcasting Corporation, according to a report in the Sunday Times newspaper.
I've a better idea: stop funding them. They can make it - or not - on their own.
The report says the Government may remove the BBC's independent status in the wake of a bitter row with the state-funded broadcaster over the Iraq war.