Author: Tim Adler In London
Article MentionsAuthor, Tim Adler In London
Mentioned, David Puttnam
Mentioned, Columbia Pictures
Speaking in the House of Lords, the UK equivalent of the Senate, David Puttnam said that News Corp's bid to take control of BSkyB posed a threat to democracy. Here are excerpts from thespeech given by the one-time Columbia Pictures boss: My Lords... I had the honour of entering your Lordships House thirteen years ago tomorrow. Since that time there have been three or four really big issues with which Ive consistently tried to engage in part because they relate to experiences gained in my former life, but also because I believe they represent the type of issues upon which rests the future of the type of society most of us would wish to live in...My Lords, the purpose of this afternoon's debate is to draw attention to the possibility that we...(read more)
... Speaking in the House of Lords, the UK equivalent of the Senate, David Puttnam ...