Reinventing public service media

Influential people at media regulator Ofcom think that public service media is in danger. They think that in a few years if we do nothing there’ll be a huge hole in public service provision. People will start to miss out, some social groups will suffer more than others and public service goals will go unmet.… Continue reading Reinventing public service media

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Have we had a good week then?

I went down to Ofcom yesterday to speak to a small ‘stakeholder conference’ about what they’re calling a ‘PSP’ (Public Service Publisher). I’ll write a proper entry about the PSP later but, in the meantime, there are some pics from the session here. I showed the pics to my wife and she said the whole… Continue reading Have we had a good week then?

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Watching Ofcomwatch

If you’ve been watching Ofcomwatch for a while you’ll have seen it grow from a sort of scrappy… er… scrapbook on the new regulator to something really quite slick and useful. If you’re watching Ofcom you’ll need these guys – there are probably only a handful of people who understand the regulator’s‘s Byzantine org chart… Continue reading Watching Ofcomwatch

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Your tax dollar in action…

I’ve been meaning to blog this for ages but I just haven’t been able to form the words in my head. Why? Anyway, I’ve been helping a sort of loose consortium, led by legendary geek hate figure David Docherty (don’t worry, he didn’t do it), who used to be fabulously important at the BBC and… Continue reading Your tax dollar in action…

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