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House of Lords Committee seeks evidence for PSB inquiry

Friday 15 March 2019 | 10:48 CET | News

The House of Lords Communications Committee in the UK has called for evidence for its new investigation into the future of public service broadcasting (PSB) in the face of the continued growth of video-on-demand (VoD) services. Interested parties can submit written evidence by Friday 26 April. 

The Committee's inquiry will examine how serious the threat to PSB is, whether it is worth saving, and what form PSB could take in the future. It is asking for contributions on issues such as how PSBs can fund original UK production in the face of falling ad revenues; are the obligations currently placed on PSBs appropriate; should on-demand services be further regulated; does public service broadcasting do enough to reflect and serve UK demographics; and have PSBs responded adequately to market changes. 

 



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