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BBC Studios proposals need further scrutiny - Trust

Thursday 18 February 2016 | 10:32 CET | News
The BBC Trust says that BBC plans to turn in-house TV production into a commercial venture as BBC Studios would bring potential benefits to audiences but require significant further scrutiny. The Trust says that based on the evidence currently available, creating BBC Studios and opening up BBC production to more competition would best serve the interests of audiences compared with the alternatives, and that the Government should support BBC Studios in forthcoming White Paper on the BBC's Charter. However, the Trust insists that it or a future regulator would still need to conduct a

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