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Content standards

Most people are aware of the watershed (external website). It is an example of the type of standards which conventional TV content has to meet before it hits our screens.

Those standards go far and wide making sure TV is something we can all trust.

Convergence means that we might have to rethink these sorts of standards in the future – or at least which content they apply to.

To see why, take a look at the two pages below on the challenges and solutions to the content standards framework which we looked at in our report.

The challenges

The challenges

Convergence means that we might have to rethink standards like the watershed in the future – or at least what content they apply to. Here’s why.

The solutions

The solutions

We have heard lots of ideas about how to rethink content standards in the future in the light of the challenges raised by convergence. Here are our suggestions.