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David Cameron Tells BBC To Make More British Comedies And Dramas

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK

David Cameron has fired a shot across the bow of the BBC demanding the Corporation produce more home-grown dramas and comedies to justify its continui...

A War on the Young? The Closure of BBC Three

Des Freedman | Posted 06.05.2014 | UK
Des Freedman

The BBC's decision to close its sole youth-focused TV channel, BBC Three, is both depressing and divisive. Depressing because it represents yet another attack on a generation that is already facing the sharp end of austerity policies with high youth unemployment, welfare cuts, the prospect of huge debts for those who choose to go to university and the lack of affordable housing which will now prevent millions of young people from leaving the family home.

Savile Tragedy Is Being Exploited To Attack the Very Idea of Having a BBC

Adam McGibbon | Posted 30.12.2012 | UK Politics
Adam McGibbon

The BBC's predictable enemies are beginning to use the scandal to attack the very idea of a publically-funded, non-commercial broadcaster.

BBC Racks Up £280m Redundancy Bill

PA | Posted 17.04.2012 | UK

The BBC has spent almost £277 million on redundancy payments to nearly 6,000 staff in the past seven years. An average of £46,200 was paid to sta...

BBC 'Poised To Cut 2,000 Jobs'

PA | Posted 05.12.2011 | UK

The BBC is set to cut up to 2,000 jobs as part of changes aimed at making savings of around 20%, sources have said. The corporation w...

Spending Watchdog To Have Full Access To BBC Departments

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 15.11.2011 | UK Politics

Spending watchdog the National Audit Office (NAO) will have full access to investigate the BBC under new rules published today by Culture Secretary Je...