Daniel Hind

Daniel Hind’s books include The Threat to Reason and The Return of the Public.

Short Cuts: The BBC

Daniel Hind, 16 June 2016

The​ BBC’s Royal Charter is up for renewal. On 12 May the government published a White Paper, A BBC for the Future: A Broadcaster of Distinction, setting out its proposals. A draft of the new charter will be published and debated in Parliament and the final version will come into effect at the beginning of next year.

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