Tagged licence fee

Where Are The Savings?

A freeze on the price of the television and radio licence fee has been announced by the BBC – a factor that could have consequences for various aspects of the network’s broad output. The BBC Trust has cited cited “the exceptional pressures that the current economic climate is placing on licence fee payers” as reasoning…

Doctor Who & the Licence Fee

It’s all go in Edinburgh this weekend as the International Television Festival pushes on, with big talks by BBC Director General Mark Thompson and an appearance by Doctor Who producer Steven Moffat. All focus – thanks to the Murdoch-backed media and a few pointless cases – is on the BBC licence fee, and whether it…

No Licence Fee, No Doctor Who

Right-wing think tank the Adam Smith Institute have said that the television licence fee should be scrapped – to be replaced by a “voluntary subscription service” that would provide revenue for popular BBC programming such as Doctor Who. It is yet another in a series of focussed attacks on the BBC from right-wing media and…

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