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A group of peers has launched a stinging attack on the newspaper industry, accusing owners and editors of hypocrisy on the way they conduct their work. The House of Lords’ communications committee says the role of parliament when it comes to the newspaper industry is “less clear” than it is in relation to the BBC… Read more »

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Britain’s 2012 switchover from analogue to digital television has hit licence fee payers in the wallet, a new report says. The report, by the public accounts committee, criticised the government for the way in which it funds the public awareness campaign. It passed responsibility for public awareness to the BBC, setting aside £803 million of… Read more »