WS podcast sideffect, was Re: Grenfell Tower podcasts

Peter S Kirk peter.kirk at isauk.biz
Wed Mar 27 11:29:44 PDT 2019


On 26 Mar 2019 at 14:32, David Cantrell David Cantrell 
<david at cantrell.org.uk> wrote:

> Also note
> that while the government made the BBC fund the World Service recently,
> it has historically not been funded from the licence fee. Now that it
> *is* funded by the licence fee we should welcome adverts on it as a way
> of offsetting that effective reduction in the funding available to the
> BBC.

+1 it used to funded by Foreign & Commonwealth Office and less agenda 
biassed. Now it's often an extended "Womens Hour" "Global Warming" 
advertorial.





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