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BBC Funding, Services Need Review, U.K. Culture Secretary Says

Vanita Kohli-Khandekar: The big British mistake

Why is the British government so keen on looking a gift horse in the mouth? Last week John Whittingdale, UK's secretary of state for culture, media and sport, released a green paper inviting consultations on everything to do with the BBC - its ... Business Standard India, 1 week ago
Hospitality is new culture in Nigeria Ogunwusi, 1 week ago
International Business Times UK

Will BBC overhaul mean axe for Radios 1 and 2?

John Whittingdale says that his BBC green paper will consider a subscription model for the corporation in the long term as it is revealed the future of Radio 1 and 2 are under review. John Whittingdale said the current licence fee is "regressive" ...
 Channel 41 week ago BBC licence fee could be replaced with a subscription  ITV.com1 week ago BBC could face a 'subscription service' future says Culture Secretary John Whittingdale  International Business Times UK1 week ago Subscription 'An Option For BBC In Long-Term'  Yahoo! Finance UK and Ireland1 week ago

Culture Secretary 'understands' why Sun story upset palace

John Whittingdale, the culture secretary, has said The Sun's decision to publish images of the Queen as a child performing a Nazi salute was an "editorial judgement" the paper was entitled to make, but that he understands why the Palace is upset.
 ITV.com1 week ago Statement to Parliament: Culture Secretary statement on the BBC Charter Review  Government UK1 week ago Statement on BBC Charter review: 16 July 2015  Foreign week ago Culture secretary confirms manifesto IP pledge  CueEntertainment1 week ago
Huffington Post UK

BBC Radio 1 And 2 Already In Firing Line As John Whittingdale Launches Consultation On Corporation's Future

Two of the BBC's most popular radio stations have already been singled out, it was revealed on Thursday, as Culture Secretary John Whittingdale fired the starting gun on sweeping cuts set to hit the Corporation. In a wide-ranging consultation to ...
 Huffington Post UK1 week ago Government launches BBC consultation  BBC1 week ago BBC Shakeup Just Put Radios 1 And 2 Firmly In The Firing Line  Huffington Post UK1 week ago

BBC may charge viewers for 'premium' content

John Whittingdale, the Culture Secretary, announces the biggest overhaul of the licence fee for a decade * John Whittingdale, the Culture Secretary, is unveiling his Green paper on the future of the licence fee * He says that the licence fee could ...
 MSN UK1 week ago Tories are trying to diminish us, claims BBC boss Lord Hall  Capital Bay2 weeks ago MAX HASTINGS: Decent TV shows? No, the BBC prefers splurging your cash on a bloated army of jobsworths  Social Dashboard1 month ago BBC licence fee hits the poorest hardest, says Culture Secretary John Whittingdale  NigerianHerald.com1 month ago

Biggest BBC shakeup in a decade as Tories put corporation under review

Culture secretary John Whittingdale has announced a fundamental review of the size of the BBC, what it does and the way it is funded and questioned whether the corporation should continue to strive to be all things to all people. Unveiling the ...
 MSN UK1 week ago Key points from the BBC review: Subscriptions could be a long-term model, iPlayer should be closed  American Press Institute1 week ago LONDON, 16th July 2015 (WAM) — Britain's newly-elected Conservative government suggested the BBC could become ...  Federation of Arab News Agencies1 week ago U.K. Government Launches Review of BBC  Demanjo1 week ago
Irish Independent

BBC warning as John Whittingdale unveils Government paper on future service

A consultation paper on the future of the BBC published by the Government would pave the way to "a much diminished, less popular" service, the broadcaster has warned. Culture Secretary John Whittingdale said that the upcoming review of the BBC's ...
 Yahoo! UK and Ireland1 week ago BBC's future to be examined in a green paper this summer  ACQ Magazine1 month ago BBC warns of its bleak future  Morning Star Online1 week ago Why Auntie ‎Matters  Huffington Post UK1 week ago
International Business Times UK

BBC Charter review: Culture secretary appoints media experts to advisory panel

Culture Secretary John Whittingdale announced that the government will launch an investigation into the BBC on Thursday (16 June), advised by industry experts. Former CEO of Channel 5, Dawn Airey, former MD of Classic FM, Darren Henley, and former ...
 International Business Times UK2 weeks ago Ex-BBC chief attacks minister's 'murky' bid to reform the broadcaster  MSN UK2 weeks ago 'A matter for real concern'  BBC2 weeks ago Airey, Highfield, Mahon join BBC review panel  Television Business International2 weeks ago

BBC values are vital to cohesion

THE new Culture Secretary, John Whittingdale, has wasted no time in appointing a panel to review the BBC's future. The review is needed. Conventional broadcasting faces transformation, possibly a slow collapse in favour of online viewing and ...
 ChurchTimes1 week ago DCMS appoints advisory group for BBC Charter Review  TVBE Europe2 weeks ago UK expert panel to review BBC charter  Tasmania Mercury2 weeks ago Expert panel for BBC charter review  BBC2 weeks ago

Summer budget 2015: BBC will fund £650m licence fee for over 75s says John Whittingdale

The BBC will have to fund free TV licence fees for people over the age of 75 in a bid to save the government £650m ($1,015m) per year, the culture secretary has confirmed. John Whittingdale, speaking in the House of Commons, told MPs the reform ...
 International Business Times UK3 weeks ago BBC To Fund Free TV Licences For Over-75s  Yahoo! UK and Ireland3 weeks ago BBC to bear cost of licences for over 75s, and could charge for iPlayer  EuroWeeklyNews3 weeks ago BBC to take on cost of free TV licence fees  PoliticsHome3 weeks ago
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