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Torin Douglas Torin Douglas | 11:02 UK time, Monday, 14 February 2011

I'm the BBC's media correspondent and this is my brief selection of what's going on.

The King's Speech ruled at the Baftas last night, winning seven awards included best film and best actor for Colin Firth. The BBC reports the film also won outstanding British film, best original screenplay, supporting acting honours for Helena Bonham Carter and Geoffrey Rush, and best score. The Telegraph says the low-budget British film has taken the world by storm.

The Independent says that for one-time stutterer David Seidler, the screenwriter of The King's Speech, it was the night he finally found his voice. His royal drama, telling the story of how King George VI overcame his stammer, picked up an extraordinary seven Baftas last night.

The Guardian reports the iPlayer's arrival on iPad and smartphones has seen a boom in mobile use of the service, according to the latest BBC figures.

The BBC has been accused of lowering its standards to enable it to put more people from ethnic minority backgrounds on air. The Telegraph reports the comment came from Samir Shah, an Indian-born former head of current affairs and former member of the BBC's executive board, in the wake of a BBC Trust report which said too many of Radio 4's listeners were white, middle class and elderly.

Mr Shah told the Sunday Times "It is done with the best of intentions - but for someone like me, from an ethnic minority, my heart sinks. It is just embarrassing."

But the Telegraph reports the former controller of Radio 4 Mark Damazer urged BBC executives to make the station more representative of Britain's population, and expressed regret at not achieving a greater level of diversity while he was there. He said the Today programme and The Archers should have more voices from black and ethnic backgrounds.

Ofcom, the media regulator, today unveils its on-screen warning signal designed to alert viewers to the presence of product placement in television programmes. The Independent says the monochrome double P logo will be seen from 28 February, following the Government's decision to permit advertisers to pay broadcasters for the inclusion of branded goods and services in their programmes.

The BBC's newspaper review says as David Cameron prepares to relaunch his Big Society initiative, the papers explain how they see the concept. For the Daily Mirror, it is an ideological smokescreen to obscure the wilful destruction of public services.

Links in full

BBC | King's Speech reigns over Bafta awards
Telegraph | Baftas 2011: The King's Speech sweeps the board at the Baftas
Independent | King's Speech rules the Baftas with historic seven awards
Guardian | The iPlayer's future is mobile, says BBC
Telegraph | BBC accused of lowering standards 'to encourage more ethnic minorities'
Sunday Times | Radio 4 'lowers standards for racial reasons'
Telegraph | Archers and Today should have more ethnic voices, says former Radio 4 controller
Independent | P is for product placement as TV shows sell out to advertisers
BBC | Newspaper Review

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