Revitalise the foreign language services
by Constanze Stelzenmüller
What I want and value from the BBC is news and current affairs—the best there can be, with a network of correspondents spanning the world. UK politicians and policymakers ought to realize that the Beeb and its stellar reputation are a huge asset in Great Britain’s soft power globally. So if I had my druthers, the Beeb would be bringing back the foreign language services in full force. Never have they been more needed than today.
Constanze Stelzenmüller (@) is the inaugural Robert Bosch senior fellow with the Center on the United States and Europe at Brookings.
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