Still a few days left on the iplayer to hear some sense on this subject from sociologist Stuart Hall. Click here to hear his conversation with fellow sociology professor Laurie Taylor.

Also some thoughts are up at the Guardian website from Charlie Brooker in his inimitable way on the outburst of the “Midsomer Murders” producer who claimed that the show was such a success as there were only white faces in the show. The Operation Black Vote blog offers another perspective: