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The BBC at 100: what can history tell us about its future?

Media historian David Hendy explores what the corporation’s history can tell us about its future

Published: August 23, 2022 at 11:38 am
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In the final instalment of our series marking the BBC’s centenary, David Hendy explores what the corporation’s history can tell us about its future. He spoke to Matt Elton about the challenges that the corporation has faced in the 21st century – and what looking back at its past can tell us about its future.

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David Hendy is the author of The BBC: A People’s History (Profile Books, 2022).

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Matt EltonDeputy Editor, BBC History Magazine

Matt Elton is BBC History Magazine’s Deputy Editor. He has worked at the magazine since 2012 and has more than a decade’s experience working across a range of history brands.

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