All Regulation articles – Page 19

  • Tom Watson
    News

    Tom Watson named shadow culture secretary

    2016-10-10T13:11:00Z

    Deputy Labour leader Tom Watson has been appointed shadow culture secretary as part of Jeremy Corbyn’s shadow cabinet reshuffle.

  • Ofcom
    News

    Ofcom: offensive language worse on radio

    2016-09-30T10:08:00Z

    Offensive language on radio is considered to be more problematic than television for the first time, according to an Ofcom study.

  • Matt Hancock
    News

    Hancock: TV must spread beyond London

    2016-09-28T13:20:00Z

    In his first address to the television industry, culture minister Matt Hancock has said that he supports public service broadcasters moving to the regions – an indication he supports a Channel 4 move to Birmingham.

  • Albury
    Comment

    Ofcom needs to take diversity lead

    2016-09-26T12:07:00Z

    Regulator should publish annual report on the industry’s efforts to become more inclusive, says Simon Albury

  • Ken MacQuarrie
    News

    Ken MacQuarrie named BBC regional chief

    2016-09-23T09:38:00Z

    Long-serving director of BBC Scotland Ken MacQuarrie has been appointed as the corporation’s new director of nations and regions.

  • Holby City
    News

    Holby City tops BBC tender line-up

    2016-09-20T11:48:00Z

    The BBC has kicked off the biggest change to commissioning in a decade after revealing Holby City, A Question of Sport and Songs of Praise are to be put out to tender to the independent sector.

  • David Puttnam
    Comment

    Charter plans stifle BBC's independence

    2016-09-19T12:41:00Z

    Government influence and market pressures have neutered the BBC’s draft charter, argue David Puttnam and Des Freedman

  • EastEnders
    News

    BBC Studios consultation kicks off

    2016-09-16T13:05:00Z

    The Trust has launched a public consultation into the BBC’s plans to transform its in-house production arm into a commercial subsidiary.

  • Karen Bradley
    News

    BBC to come under NAO's microscope

    2016-09-15T13:06:00Z

    BBC Studios and BBC Worldwide will need to demonstrate value for money to licence fee payers after the National Audit Office (NAO) was awarded oversight of all BBC activities.

  • Graham Norton
    News

    BBC to disclose presenter salaries over £150,000

    2016-09-15T11:37:00Z

    The BBC will be forced to publish salaries for talent paid more than £150,000 under the terms of its new royal charter, a draft of which is being published later this morning.

  • Bannan
    News

    BBC Alba seeks 'parity' with S4C

    2016-09-12T12:20:00Z

    BBC Alba and its supporters have called for “greater parity” between the Gaelic broadcaster and its Welsh counterpart S4C as part of charter renewal. 

  • karren_bradley
    News

    Report: BBC to concede talent pay to secure board independence

    2016-09-12T10:17:00Z

    Culture secretary Karen Bradley is reported to have struck a deal with the BBC which will force the corporation to publish talent salaries well below the £450,000 threshold already agreed.

  • Matt Hancock
    News

    Matt Hancock backs 'success, access and synthesis'

    2016-09-09T12:39:00Z

    Minster for digital and culture Matt Hancock has flagged “success, access and synthesis” as the three cornerstone principles of his strategy for the creative industries.

  • Strictly
    News

    Trust prepares final BBCS consultation

    2016-09-06T09:37:00Z

    The BBC Trust is preparing to kick off an eight-week consultation into the commercialisation of BBC Studios later this month after the production unit submitted its formal application.

  • BBC
    News

    BBC pressure group demands audience forum

    2016-09-05T12:44:00Z

    Campaign group Save Our BBC has called for the creation of a licence fee payers’ forum as the government prepares to publish the BBC’s draft charter.

  • Gerry Morrissey
    News

    Bectu to merge with Prospect

    2016-08-31T09:33:00Z

    Broadcasting union Bectu is to merge with professionals union Prospect on 1 January after 83% of members were in favour of a tie-up.

  • Seetha Kumar
    News

    Creative Skillset launches apprenticeship scheme

    2016-08-24T10:14:00Z

    Creative Skillset is to embrace the government’s forthcoming apprenticeship levy by establishing a training agency for the TV industry.

  • Question Time
    News

    BBC to begin tendering next month

    2016-08-23T10:39:00Z

    The BBC is to begin tendering out the production of high-profile shows next month as it confirms the end of the in-house production guarantee.

  • BBC News
    News

    BBC must improve statistics reporting

    2016-08-10T12:27:00Z

    The BBC has pledged to improve its reporting of statistics after an “unflinching” year-long review found inconsistencies in reaching the standard expected by audiences.

  • BBC Scotland
    News

    MPs back Scottish Six news show

    2016-08-02T10:31:00Z

    The Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee has called for the BBC to press ahead with plans for a Scottish Six O’clock news programme.