BBC Savile abuse review ‘due in May’ Save Our BBC says: “Over recent decades the BBC has been amongst the first to criticise other organisations where abuses have taken place. Sadly, it now finds itself the centre of arguably the worst case on record. We hope this salutary lesson will lead to: internal safeguarding measures […]
3rd February 15 New BBC Trust Chair says she faces huge challenges, is independent and has core role to represent licence fee payers Rona Fairhead, new Chair of the BBC Trust, spoke for the first time in public to the Royal Television Society (RTS) on 3 February 2015 at the British Museum. [Full text of […]
26th February 2015 SAVE ALL OUR BBC! Peter Blackman, Strategic Director, Save Our BBC says: “We the audience of BBC programmes and users of BBC services want them all to survive and thrive. The BBC came first. It is the market maker not an intervention. Commercial broadcasters are very welcome. The BBC must continue to […]
24th Jn 15 Analysis by BBC’s own Media Correspondent, David Silito “The language was stark. A moment of ‘high risk’, the BBC in danger of being ‘diminished’ and ‘stuck in an analogue cul-de-sac’, unable to adapt to the rapid changes in digital media. Tony Hall’s speech expressed the fears within the corporation about what may […]
26th February 2015 WE MUST PRESERVE OUR BBC! “John Whittingdale MP OBE Chair of the Culture, Media & Sport Select Committee, introduced his Committee’s Report on the Future of the BBC today. We agree with him that debate about the role of the BBC is vital. Yes there have been huge changes in the media […]
Lets get Digital The BBC has launched a new exciting UK-wide initiative to inspire a new generation to get creative with coding, programming and digital technology. Make it Digital will help build the nation’s digital skills through an ambitious range of new programmes, partnerships and projects, including a major partnership to develop and give a […]
BBC Launches a further 20 national DAB transmitters The BBC launched a further 20 national DAB transmitters bringing the total number of transmitters to 299 and covering more than 95 percent of the UK population as part of our digital radio network expansion plan.
BBC Trust publishes NAO Report: BBC Exceeds targets A report by the National Audit Office confirms that the BBC has exceeded its efficiency target up to the end of 2013-14, achieving overall savings of £374m. By 2016/17 the BBC will save over £1.5 billion every year thanks to savings programmes run since 2007/8. Of this, […]