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News Groups Call For Curbs On BBC Online News Service

UK national and regional newspaper publishers have called for the BBC’s digital news operation to be curbed to allow commercial players to flourish at home and abroad. The NMA, which represents most major newspaper publishers, is calling on the government to implement 10 changes to the BBC’s objectives and governance. These include “specific controls” around the scope of BBC news online, partnerships with news brands instead of replicating content or launching competing services, and improved transparency.

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