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BBC Social Media Guidelines After Gary Lineker Row Still Present Issues

The BBC has today revealed new guidelines, following the row over social media posts by Gary Lineker back in March. Essentially, it boils down to freelance presenters outside of news, particularly those on flagship shows, being allowed to express their views on various topics. However, they must not attack politicians personally or question their character.

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Additional Conversations: BBC And Other PSBs to Launch Freely

On Monday, the UK’s Britain’s Public Service Broadcasts – the BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5 – announced that they are combining for a new service called Freely. It will be delivered over the Internet and be built into the next generation of smart TVs. The development was the subject of the latest ‘Additional

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Over 14 Million Watch Lionesses in World Cup Final, Mostly on BBC [Updated]

The BBC has announced that there had been 25.7 million streams of the Women’s World Cup across its digital platforms, with 21.2 million tuning into its television coverage during the tournament. This culminated in a peak audience of 12 million on BBC One for the final, in which the Lionesses were defeated by Spain, along

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BBC Presenter Crisis Means Beeb is Having to Talk About Itself. Again.

The BBC News website is, once again, full of stories about the corporation itself. A presenter has been suspended over allegations, published in the Sun, that he paid a 17-year-old for sexually explicit images. There was a meeting between the corporation and the police today, with the Met now involved. The suspended star’s name is

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