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  2015 and 2016 are the most crucial years in the history of the BBC. It faces charter and licence fee renewal at the same time. What will happen? The BBC enemies are gathering at the gates. UKIP wants the licence fee reduced to £50, the Conservatives are naturally hostile to the BBC, Labour is lukewarm at…

  If you work the field of media law, you might be interested in this upcoming event presented by IBC Legal.   Protecting the Media 2015   24 September 2015, Millennium Gloucester Hotel, London, UK   Website     |     Latest agenda     |     Speaker line-up     15% discount VIP Code: FKW82577MSE   Protecting the Media 2015 will…

Whose Investigatory Power Is It Anyway?  Security, Source Protection and Surveillance   The government intends to “modernise” the law on communications data with a new Investigatory Powers bill. But will it get the balance right? What are the dangers for journalism and freedom of expression?   David Anderson QC’s long-awaited review of surveillance law recommends…

A debate on Press Freedom is to be held on Monday 13 July, supported by the Media Society, the London Press Club, the Society of Editors, Women in Journalism and YouGov.   Guardian columnist and Media Show presenter Steve Hewlett will chair the panel of Keir Starmer, the former director of public prosecutions and CPS head turned Labour MP; Trevor Kavanagh, the longtime political editor of The Sun who…

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