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Oxbridge bias at the BBC?

By David Herman  

The most “viewed” story on the Guardian’s media website at the moment is: how Oxbridge biased is the BBC? The answer, according to the Guardian is: Not at all. Over the past 2 years 364 out of 7,401 successful applicants to the BBC have been Oxbridge graduates. That is a mere 5%. So much for that.

However, this isn’t quite the full story. If we look at director generals of the BBC since the war, 7 out of 11…

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