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Torin Douglas Torin Douglas | 11:00 UK time, Thursday, 17 June 2010

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

The BBC reports that the writer of Doctor Who Stephen Moffatt has hit back at claims by Stephen Fry that British TV has become "infantilised" and resembles, as reported by the Daily Mail, chicken nuggets. Fry made his comments after giving the annual Bafta lecture.

The Guardian reports that the BBC won't be part of the government's public-sector pay inquiry to be conducted by Will Hutton. This is because it has an independent revenue stream - like Royal Mail, also excluded.

ITV's former World Cup pundit Robbie Earle may be interviewed by South African police, says the Mirror after tickets allocated to him were used for an "ambush marketing" stunt by blonde women in orange dresses. ITV dropped him after the incident, reports the Daily Mail.

The BBC's paper review includes what the Independent calls a "presidential spanking" for BP and George Osborne's shake-up of City regulation.

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