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Torin Douglas Torin Douglas | 09:15 UK time, Friday, 13 August 2010

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

ITV chief executive Adam Crozier has told Radio 4's Today that "a lot needs fixing" at the broadcaster. He's moving it into pay-TV but can't envisage viewers having to pay for its main channel ITV1 reports the BBC.

Sales of men's magazines continue to plunge, according to ABC sales figures. Zoo was down 28% year on year, Loaded 26% and Nuts 22% - though the decline slowed in the six months to June reports the Guardian.

The Press Gazette shows how the big magazine publishers fared in the latest ABC sales figures.

Brand Republic publishes the 100 biggest-selling magazines in the six months to June according to ABC.

According to the Guardian Hugh Laurie has been named as the highest-paid actor working in TV drama in the US, for his role as Dr Gregory House, in House. Piers Morgan is the third best-paid performer in reality television. The figures were compiled by TV Guide magazine.

More voices have joined the debate over the closure of the UK Film Council. Steven Spielberg's studio has written to the chancellor expressing concern says the Guardian.

But the screenwriter Julian Fellowes says the UK Film Council should be closed, even though his films Gosford Park and The Young Victoria are cited as two of its successes. He writes in the Daily Telegraph.

The BBC newspaper review reports that some papers are exercised about spending by the Department for Local Government and Communities under Labour. They were revealed by the new coalition secretary of state, Eric Pickles.

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