Showing items tagged with 'bbc monitoring'
20 December 2016: The defence select committee has called for BBC Monitoring to be directly funded by government, following the corporation's decision to cut almost 100 jobs from the service.
30 October 2016: It was a mistake to end Government funding for BBC Monitoring and that change should be reversed, said a Foreign Affairs Committee report.
26 October 2016: An MPs' committee was told that BBC Monitoring is the "jewel in the crown" and must be properly funded in the "national interest”.
5 July 2016: £4m cuts will mean 98 jobs to go at BBC Monitoring which surveys the world’s broadcast and print media from 150 countries in 100 languages.
18 November 2015: Tony Hall said the BBC News budget is to be cut by £5 million and BBC’s online services face a £12m reduction.
6 July 2015: Chancellor's move to make the BBC pick up the up tab for free TV licences for over-75s is a "cheap shot".
1 July 2015: Facts and figures about the BBC for the Love it or Lose it campaign
26 February 2015: DCMS select committee says licence fee the best alternative at present, the BBC Trust should be scrapped and a new quango should scrutinise the corporation.
16 May 2012: Culture secretary, Jeremy Hunt, should come clean on the behind-closed-doors deal which led to 20 per cent cuts to the BBC, Michelle Stanistreet, NUJ general secretary, said.
7 December 2011: Mark Thompson and BBC management have been accused of damaging the future of the corporation by agreeing to the licence fee deal.