The BBC plans to take the bulk of its television
programme production out of its public service division to create a separate
commercial body, BBC Studios, which would be a wholly owned subsidiary of the
After the Paris attacks many people are saying how horrible the media is
for belittling tragedies outside of Europe and the US, but mainstream media
did cover attacks on *insert country here*. You just weren’t reading it.
After the Paris attacks there is a desperate desire on the part of major news organizations to create and drive the narrative of terror attacks, when what they should be doing is questioning and interrogating narratives.
The editor of BBC World
Service News until earlier this year argues that the funding of the World
Service through the licence fee strengthens the corporation's hand in negotiations
about a new charter.