Voice of the Listener & Viewer

The Voice of the Listener & Viewer (VLV) is an independent, non-profit-making membership association, free from political, commercial and sectarian affiliations, working for quality and diversity in British broadcasting content. VLV represents the interests of listeners and viewers as citizens and consumers across the full range of broadcasting issues. VLV is concerned with the structures, regulation, funding and institutions that underpin the British broadcasting system and makes the case for public service broadcasting ensuring that the interests of viewers and listeners are kept in mind.

John Whittingdale in conversation with VLV members at Westminster

     

Secretary of State John Whittingdale met with almost 100 VLV members and industry colleagues at Westminster on 10 February and answered a wide range of questions.  Read more here

 

 

Public Service Broadcasting on a Precipice? 

VLV's Spring Conference - Tuesday 19 April 2016

Speakers includDavid Abraham, Chief Executive of Channel 4. 

A synopsis of the Autumn Conference 2015 can be read here

BBC Charter Review

VLV will keep you informed as the debate unfolds and will respond in detail to the Government's public consultation on BBC Charter Review. Click the tab above to read more.

Latest VLV submissions - updated 11 February 2016

BBC Trust: Tomorrow's BBC - creating an open, more distinctive BBC - read here

DCMS BBC Charter Review Green Paper response - read here

WHAT DOES VLV DO?

The Voice of the Listener & Viewer (VLV) enables the consumer voice to be heard by broadcasters and those concerned with broadcasting policy...

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VLV'S Aims

Voice of the Listener & Viewer's aims are to:

  • Safeguard the quality, diversity and editorial integrity of broadcast programmes
  • Promote wider choice of high quality programmes...
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Next Event

19 April 2016 10:15

Public Service Broadcasting on a Precipice?

The VLV Spring Conference - Public Service Broadcasting on a Precipice? - could not be…

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WHAT THEY SAY ABOUT VLV

The Voice of Listener & Viewer are passionate believers, as I am, in the importance of high quality broadcasting for the cultural and scientific future of this nation. At a time when traditional broadcasters like the BBC are under threat it is more important than ever that organisations like the VLV give voice to those who those who would otherwise not be heard

Michael Mosley

Michael Mosley

It (VLV) has emerged as the most important champion of television and radio consumers by consistently pressing for the retention and extension of high-quality public service broadcasting

Roy Greenslade

Roy Greenslade

The BBC's senior managers regard it (VLV) as the only organisation that speaks from the licence-payer's perspective while offering passionate support for public service broadcasting

Tim Luckhurst

Tim Luckhurst

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