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Final EU Kids Online project report released

by Alexandra Chernyavskaya
Last week at the Safer Internet Forum (SIF) in Brussels, Belgium, Professor Sonia Livingstone launched the final report of the EU Kids Online project, a four year project to survey young people’s internet use. The report outlines key findings from an extensive body of research carried out by the European Commission funded […]

By |November 11th, 2014|0 Comments|

Updates on UK press regulation

by Sana Ali

This week has seen significant developments in the area of press regulation in the UK, with the Press Recognition Panel created as a legal body under the Royal Charter, and IMPRESS announcing its first chair. While IPSO, the self-regulatory body set up by elements of the industry has made clear it will […]

By |November 7th, 2014|0 Comments|

Consultation launched to tackle UK mobile ‘not-spots’

by Candace Gawler

The Department for Culture, Media & Sport has launched a consultation to address the poor mobile network coverage and ‘partial not–spots’ across the UK. Culture Secretary Sajid Javid said that it “can’t be right that in a fifth of the UK, people cannot use their phones to make a call. The government […]

By |November 6th, 2014|0 Comments|
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    Lords Inquiry into women in news hears final evidence session

Lords Inquiry into women in news hears final evidence session

by Stacie Walsh

On Tuesday 4 November the third and final evidence session for the House of Lords’ “Inquiry into Women in news and current affairs broadcasting” was held at Westminster Palace. Evidence was given by Miriam O’Reilly, former BBC news presenter and producer best known for her work on Countryfile, Cathy Newman, Channel 4 […]

By |November 6th, 2014|0 Comments|
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    Ofcom invites comments on how best to measure media plurality

Ofcom invites comments on how best to measure media plurality

by Kathryn Rockwell

Ofcom has invited comments on how best to measure media plurality, following a consultation by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS). The DCMS Secretary of State requested for Ofcom to lead the development of a measurement framework by determining a set of indicators, and deciding upon an appropriate metric. This […]

By |November 3rd, 2014|0 Comments|
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    Commons select committee questions the value of the BBC Trust

Commons select committee questions the value of the BBC Trust

by Ayden Fabien Férdeline

The House of Commons Culture, Media and Sport Committee on Tuesday questioned the BBC Trust over how well it is representing the interests of license-fee payers. The Trust was established in 2007 to provide oversight over the public broadcaster and is mandated to perform this role in the public interest.

John Leech, […]

By |October 22nd, 2014|0 Comments|