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BBC Local Reporting Plan Deemed A 'Sticking Plaster' By Press Gazette

The BBC’s commitment to fund 150 local democracy reporters is a little like using a sticking plaster to fix a severed limb. The deal worked out between the News Media Association and the BBC means GBP8m a year out of the corporation’s GBP3.7bn licence fee income will be used to fund these reporters who will be embedded in local newsrooms – but have to file to all media.

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