Read this: Public Service Broadcasting: Annual Report 2009 | Ofcom
Summary: Published 210709 Introduction Ofcom has a duty to assess the designated public service broadcasters, taken together, in terms of their delivery of the public service purposes set out in the 2003 Communications Act. The report is intended to provide an up-to-date evidence base of the current delivery of public service content in the UK and gives a factual account of broadcast hours, viewing figures and audience opinions of the channels over the last five years. These included a re-balancing of public service obligations across the sector on one hand, securing the economic future of strong institutions which have public purposes at their heart the BBC and Channel 4 on the other, freeing up commercial networks while retaining modest public service commitments consistent with the commercial value of the licences. - ofcom.org.ukwww.ofcom.org.ukPublic Service Broadcasting: Annual Repo…
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