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BBC World Service Funded by Licence Fee

What are the implications of changes to the way BBC World Service is funded? Peter Horrocks, director Global News takes questions from listeners about the changes.

As funding for the World Service switches from the UK government to the BBC’s licence fee payers, Peter Horrocks, director Global News takes questions from listeners about the implications of the changes. He speaks to a listener in America about the way that a limited amount of advertising will be taken on some World Service services, outside of the UK. And he responds to UK listener’s concerns about the presentational style of Newsday which she feels is sending a mixed message about quality of the World Service.

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9 minutes

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Mon 31 Mar 2014 02:50GMT

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  • Sat 29 Mar 2014 23:50GMT
  • Mon 31 Mar 2014 02:50GMT

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