Blogs

9th January 2019

Former VLV Trustee Patrick McIntosh looks at the possible consequences the growth of TV, radio and online platforms will have on the future of public service broadcasting.
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14th September 2018

Professor Bob Usherwood is a VLV Trustee and former Professor of Librarianship at the University of Sheffield. Here he argues why the BBC is distinctive in that it doesn’t show adverts and he raises the risks inherent in the increased commercialisation
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12th September 2018

Dr Maria Michalis is a VLV Trustee and Reader in Communication Policy, University of Westminster. Here she writes about policy developments in European public service broadcasting.
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10th September 2018

As subscriptions to TV streaming services overtake those to traditional pay TV in the UK, VLV's Sophie Chalk asks is public service broadcasting at the crossroads?
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15th May 2018

Professor Bob Usherwood is a VLV Trustee and former Professor of Librarianship at the University of Sheffield. Here he looks at the use of the term "Fake News" and how it's the duty of every VLV member to warn of its danger.
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14th May 2018

Phil Harding is a journalist and broadcaster, former editor of the Radio 4 Today programme and Controller of Editorial Policy at the BBC. Here he looks at the crucial but changing role broadcast media in the UK plays in delivering global news.
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