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BBC Challenged to “Take More Risks”

July 12, 2016

LONDON: While the BBC's annual report was generally upbeat, it did include a warning that viewers had identified a “performance gap” between the type of innovative programs that audiences are expecting and what is actually being delivered.

BBC Announces VR Push

June 10, 2016

LONDON: BBC has unveiled plans for its move into the virtual reality space, posting several in-the-works projects to the experimental-ideas platform BBC Taster.

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New Vision for BBC Outlined by Culture Secretary

May 12, 2016

LONDON: The unfreezing of the license fee, an emphasis on “distinctive” content and a more open commissioning process are among the key measures set out in a white paper on the future of the BBC published by John Whittingdale, the U.K.’s Secretary of State for Culture, Media & Sport.

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Funding Confirmed for S4C

February 17, 2016

CARDIFF: Welsh-language broadcaster S4C will receive £74.5 million ($106.4 million) in funding from the BBC in 2017-18.

Tony Hall

November 10, 2014

This interview originally appeared in the MIPCOM 2014 issue of World Screen. Established by a Royal Charter in 1922, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) declared from the start that its mission was: “to enrich people’s lives with programs and services that inform, educate and entertain.” Through the decades, just as …