Monday 20 November 2017

Ian O'Doherty: Okay -- sign me up!

I remember being invited to appear on a panel for a debate about whether the Irish media was "hideously white".

That particular phrase was originally coined by former BBC Director General Greg Dyke.

Dyke, you may remember, complained that the staff at the BBC were overwhelmingly white, despite the fact that the corporation had a higher than average number of ethnic employees due to its policy of positive discrimination -- in itself an inherently racist construct.

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