The UK’s broadcasting regulator Ofcom sent out a stark warning this week that the country’s traditional public service broadcasters need a radical shakeup to laws and regulations in order to survive in an online world. On the basis that the existing rules and regulations are outdated and stem from the early […]Read More
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Former DG draws on experience of overseeing New York Times’ transformation. Mark Thompson has urged broadcasters to invest in their digital players and criticised the government’s PSB review for “feeling like a stuck record”. Drawing on his experience as chief executive of the New York Times (NYT), the former DG […]Read More
Bringing the country together has always been part of the responsibility of the BBC, director general Tony Hall writes. In among all the tragedies of recent weeks, so many stories of kindness, resilience and hope have emerged. The millions of people volunteering to look out for their neighbours and help […]Read More
British broadcaster the BBC has historically had its ups and downs, but it’s hard to remember a time when it has been at battle with the government to quite the extent it is today. Even if the government does, as now ex-culture secretary Nicky Morgan said, want to have some […]Read More
At a time when the UK is facing an unprecedented crisis, the role of the BBC as a public service broadcaster which helps keep the country informed, educated and entertained, has never been more important. The film from BBC Creative, which is launched today, demonstrates that even though we are […]Read More
The BBC has said the television licence fee could ultimately be replaced by a monthly levy on broadband connections, in response to the UK government’s proposals to decriminalise non-payment of the licence fee. The public broadcaster said it strongly supported keeping the current court-enforced television licence fee system in place […]Read More