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BBC and News Corp

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  • The BBC stands for British Broadcasting Company
  • It is a public service broadcaster
  • This means it is partly funded by the public and government
  • It also means it doesn't make profit
  • It is £145 per year for the public to use it, this is the TV licence fee.
  • The BBC operates on a number of platforms: Broadcasting: BBC One, BBC Two, BBC News, BBC Parliment. Radio:  BBC Radio 1, BBC radio 2 etc.
  • The BBC is controlled through the Royal Charter. This is a set of rules issued by the government which says what the BBC can and can't do.
  • Within the

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