Reasons Not To Top-Slice #37: The slippery slope

September 2, 2009

I’ve become intimately acquainted with how top-sliced systems work across the globe. Or rather, how they don’t.

Says the BBC’s Greg Sanderson in this article for Broadcast.

…everyone is better served by a broadcaster with their own desire to screen good PSB shows, than by a bureaucratic system which trusts in no-one, and therefore fails to reach the very people it was designed to serve.

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One Response to “Reasons Not To Top-Slice #37: The slippery slope”


  1. […] 4. The “grants for outcomes” model leads to poor quality TV made without any sense of pleasing audiences in order to tick public policy boxes. […]


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