It’s the nature of some problems that we might not always be emotionally conditioned to recognise solutions.

Take, for instance, the BBC’s Panorama programme from Thursday night. Following an inquiry by former supreme court judge John Dyson, the episode acknowledged the systemic failure of the BBC to take seriously the business of its journalism around Martin Bashir’s infamous interview with the Princess of Wales in 1995. This was a chance for the BBC to admit that it had failed to live up to “high standards of integrity and transparency”, not just around the interview but the investigation into its own failure led by former director-general, Tony Hall.