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Broadcasting White Paper published

The DCMS has published its Broadcasting White Paper promising “a new golden age of programming” with changes to regulations on SVoDs, sports rights, and the privatisation of Channel 4. One change is that C4 will be able to start producing … Continue reading

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The budget and the theatre – more detail

After a bit of time to digest the budget statement, there are a few things to chew over. Firstly, the backdrop is one of uncertainty. Productions are just not opening up due to pandemic-related uncertainty, and there seems to be … Continue reading

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UK radio to get ‘discoverability’ boost on smart speakers

Regulators have a number of tools at their fingertips. They can offer tax breaks linked to cultural tests. They can tell TV channels that a percentage of their content should be made within a particular jurisdiction. They can oblige distribution … Continue reading

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