The licence fee, stupid!: The BBC's charter renewal

Winston, Brian (1994) The licence fee, stupid!: The BBC's charter renewal. Media Information Australia (74). pp. 99-105. ISSN 0312-9616

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The circumstances behind the agreements the BBC entered into with several commercial entities to effectively exploit the 'BBC' brand nationally and internationally are analysed. It is suggested that possible doubts over the BBC's Charter renewal, which would ensure its license fee from the government, have led to the peripheral privatisation of the BBC in order to reduce its reliance on the license fee.

Keywords:Media, Television, BBC
Subjects:P Mass Communications and Documentation > P300 Media studies
Divisions:College of Arts > Lincoln School of Film & Media > Lincoln School of Film & Media (Media)
ID Code:12171
Deposited On:23 May 2014 07:40

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