Right on cue - the brothers are manning the barricades.
Old Trot New Statesman, the NUJ's Jeremy Dear (presumably unrelated to A Darling) explains that it's all about " keeping the gravy train on the track defending quality journalism".
It'll be great to see all your favourite bien pensant BBC journos out on the streets with their placards living out the fantasies they've had ever since the miner's strike.
Probably not much chance of fisticuffs but it would be nice to see Paxman heave a brick at Mark Thompson's limo.
In a twenty years time an ancient Humphrys or Marr might br reminiscing about "the battle of Shepherd's Bush".
".......Ah remember when tha were TV studios all t'way from t'Bush to White City - and now nothin' but derelict transmitter masts as far as a man can see ........etc,etc"
Ah well - we can dream.