Session 2006-07, 22 February 2007
Second oral evidence session:
Public service media content
The Culture, Media and Sport Committee announced on 26 October 2006 an inquiry into Public service media content. The Committee are particularly interested in the following:
The prospects for maintaining plurality in public service broadcasting in the digital age
The practicality of continuing to impose public service obligations on commercial broadcasters
The viability of existing funding models for ITV, Channel Four and Five
The case for public funding of broadcasters in addition to the BBC
The future of key areas of public service media content such as news provision and children's programming
The value of the Public Service Publisher concept as advanced by Ofcom
The case for provision of public service material on new media.
The Committee will hold its second oral evidence session at the House of Commons in Committee Room 8, Main Building on Tuesday 27 February at 10.30am.
The witnesses will be as follows: