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UK govt sets out reforms to overhaul the BBC

Thursday 12 May 2016 | 13:11 CET | News
The UK Government has announced plans to reform the BBC, including establishing an 11-year Charter to separate it from the political cycle and provide long-term stability and independence. The BCC's current Royal Charter expires at end-2016. The Government has outlined a new framework for the BBC to allow it to focus on high quality, distinctive content which informs, educates and entertains while also serving all audiences. The key reforms include a new mission statement for the corporation and a new unitary board with 12-14 members. The licence fee level will be increased in line with

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: BBC / Ofcom
Countries: United Kingdom
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