ThreeThe Island

New Broadcasting House is omnipresent in BBC News broadcasts, from its exterior to its interior. Externally, we are shown the building situated in the centre of London and in the centre of the global information economy. Internally, we are brought into the building in a sequence of pre-recorded and live camera shots that frame the BBC television news in the context of this dramatic building. In this, the most highly visible example of how architecture can be brought into the service of a journalistic agenda, New Broadcasting House is demonstrated to the viewer as an active component in the construction ...

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