Saturday, October 9, 2004


Former BBC boss blames women for ‘dumb’ programming

`Alasdair Milne, who ran the BBC as director general from 1982 to 1987, told the daily: “It just seems to me that the television service has largely been run by women for the last four to five years and they don’t seem to have done a great job of work.”

“There was no innovation; constant make overs and far too many cookery and gardening programs. Dumb, dumb, dumb,” he said.’

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