Paul Carr had a great piece in Monday’s Guardian about the sanctity of the BBC – it’s value is in producing things no one else would. He makes the analogy with the wool department in John Lewis – the huge range of materials. Who buys this stuff? Who could possibly want it? I have spent many an hour in John Lewis’ haberdashery. I know what he means: it’s sheer wonderment.
The BBC is gearing up to providing some food around its content pages. Telling its users how they are using the site; what they are consuming. I think it’s great. More!