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Telecommunications Infrastructure Bill completes passage through Parliament
Members discuss definition of leases and Electronic Communications Code
05 March 2021
Committee to question online platforms as part of their inquiry on the economics of music streaming
Online platforms YouTube, Twitch and SoundCloud to face questions from MPs
08 February 2021
Independent record sector questioned on impact of streaming
The Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee will hear from Beggars Group, Jazz Re:freshed and AIM.
29 January 2021
Body image: Committee to hear evidence from Caroline Dinenage and Nadine Dorries
Committee to hear evidence from Caroline Dinenage and Nadine Dorries on their inquiry into body image
26 January 2021
BBC spent over £1 million on fighting discrimination cases
Over £1 million have been spent on legal fees for tribunal claims brought by staff in equal pay and discrimination cases, the BBC has disclosed.
22 January 2021
Facebook, Google, Snapchat, TikTok and Twitter questioned on Online Harms
The Home Affairs Committee explores the use of social media by organised crime groups to facilitate illegal activity
19 January 2021
Facebook, Sky News and Reuters questioned on data transparency and accountability
The Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee examines how traditional and new media outlets use data to report on Covid-19
18 January 2021
MPs call in top record labels Sony, Warner and Universal in music streaming inquiry
Committee to question major record labels as part of inquiry into the economics of music streaming
14 January 2021
Committee questions Government’s preferred candidate for BBC Chair
The Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee holds a pre-appointment hearing with Richard Sharp
07 January 2021
MPs press BBC to reveal legal costs in countering claims of equal pay and race discrimination
Committee Chair Julian Knight said he is disappointed by a response from the BBC
18 December 2020
John Whittingdale faces questions on public service broadcasting’s future
MPs will question the Minister for Media and Data and former Secretary of State for DCMS in the final session of the inquiry into the future of public service broadcasting (PSB).
11 December 2020
Chair comments on Ofcom ruling re ITV competitions’ breach
Chair comments on Ofcom ruling re ITV competitions’ breach
08 December 2020
Body image inquiry to hear from Sport England, L’Oreal, Dove, Boohoo, ASA and TfL
The Women and Equalities Committee will take evidence from Dove, L’Oreal, Boohoo, Sport England, the Advertising Standards Authority and Transport for London.
01 December 2020
Fix “dysfunctional” online ads market, Lords Committee report says
Report on the future of journalism published.
27 November 2020
Committee to call in social media companies on COVID-19 vaccine misinformation
Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Sub-committee on Online Harms and Disinformation examines COVID-19 vaccine misinformation
23 November 2020
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