Whittingdale: Merging ITV and Channel 4 “an interesting possibility”
Minister in charge of the consultation on the future of Channel 4 was speaking to the DCMS Committee
Channel 4 could be privatised ‘as soon as next year’
Options are said to include an outright sale, a partial offloading of the government's stake or a mutual ownership model
Whittingdale: BBC licence fee will remain until everyone has access to high-speed broadband
Culture minister again raised the idea of turning the BBC into a subscription service
Whittingdale: Government is mulling sale of Channel 4
Minister says government is questioning whether there is a need for a second publicly-owned PSB.
John Whittingdale: Scrapping licence fee is “politically impossible”
Prime Minister reportedly favours "reform rather than revolution"
Clementi’s BBC restructure leaves “no hiding places”
Following a five-month consultation, a review into the running of the BBC has been made public. Following a five-month consultation period with the BBC...Business
BBC to fund provision of free television licences for over-75s
The UK government has reached an agreement with the BBC that it will take on the cost of providing free television licences for over-75s.Business