James Heath

BBC wars with ITV over pubcaster role

UK pubcaster the BBC has slammed commercial rival ITV, rebuking a number of claims made over the running and structure of the organisation. Debate of the future of the BBC is raging as concerns over its budget, public service remit and relationship with government are highlighted ahead of charter renewal next year. ITV CEO Adam Crozier […]

BBC under pressure over staff levels, cost-cuts

A UK culture ministry official has said that the BBC is not implementing cost savings at the same rate as other private and public sector enterprises, and added the government thinks the public broadcaster should play a part in reducing the UK deficit. Speaking at the Westminster Media Forum Future of the BBC event in […]