Submissions

IBT’s lobbying exists to sustain and grow coverage of the developing world. This is key to building public interest which is the starting point for engagement and action.

For more than 30 years we have used our experience and research to represent our members’ interests at key moments, including BBC Charter and Channel 4 licence renewal, public service debates and scheduling negotiations.

As financial pressure and consumer choice grows, it has never been more important to keep up the pressure and fit the sector for the challenges ahead.

 

 

To Ofcom on the regulation of the BBC for impartiality and accuracy January 2017

Download Full Submission   Executive Summary   IBT’s primary interest is in Purpose 1 of the BBC in the Charter, to provide duly accurate and impartial news and information, which includes factual programmes and Purpose 5 to provide impartial, accurate and fair news for audiences around the world.[1]   We limit our response to this […]

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TO THE HOUSE OF LORDS COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE ON THE SUSTAINABILTY OF CHANNEL4 APRIL 2016

For the past 34 years Channel 4 has played an important role in delivering such content which takes us beyond news headlines and engages us with the lives of people in other countries.

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To the Puttnam Inquiry on the future of public service television – January 2016

Download Submission Reflecting a Changing World: The value of television which engages us with the wider world   Submission to “A Future for Public Service Television: Content and Platforms in a Digital World” By the International Broadcasting Trust.   Introduction A critical aspect of a functioning democracy is for citizens to be well informed in […]

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To The Department for Culture, Media and Sport ON THE BBC CHARTER GREEN PAPER OCTOBER 2015

It is IBT’s view that the BBC needs to remain of a scale to be able to effectively deliver its mission.

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to the Culture Media and Sport Select Committee on BBC Charter Review September 2015

It is IBT’s view that the BBC needs to remain of a scale to be able to effectively deliver its mission.

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