“You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.”

Creative Access chief executive Josie Dobrin said the decision to scrap the charity’s funding was “a sad reflection of government priorities”.

“Obviously we’re very upset because we’re not entirely sure what the future holds for us,” Dobrin said.

A lot less living off the taxpayer, hopefully…

What did this ‘charity’ do, exactly?

…provides young black and ethnic minority people with paid training opportunities in creative and media companies, including the BBC and ITV…

Oh. Well, I think we can live without it. Can’t we?

“How can you create an advertising campaign, put on a play in a theatre, create news content, if the people that are creating all that content are from the same background? You need to be able to represent all your audiences. Over 40% of London and over 25% of all under-25 year olds are from a BME background. It’s not about putting people front of screen or front of stage, it’s about driving the creative economy.”

*shrugs* Yeah, we definitely can.

More than 70% of the young people Creative Access works with are eligible for free school meals or are first generation university students, Dobrin said.

All they need is to be given a platform where they can prove on a meritocratic basis that they’re good,” she said.

You might want to look that word up.

3 comments for ““You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.”

  1. Errol
    December 30, 2016 at 11:42 am

    It’s one of those Lefty words where what they mean is ‘unfair advantage’. Same as ‘progressive’ really means totalitarianist communism but they can’t say that, so they cheat and use ‘hurrah’ words to avoid scrutiny.

    • December 31, 2016 at 8:27 am

      I always assume a word used by a leftist is really the opposite of the usual meaning…

  2. mona
    December 31, 2016 at 11:44 am

    Dear Ms Dobrin, Get a job at Aldi or Tesco they are looking for creative shelf stackers, or write an Opera like that 11 year old child or better still emigrate.

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