Sir Martin Sorrell: BBC licence fee should ‘maybe change over time’ – The Guardian

The Guardian
“The BBC is a very fine institution but I have some sympathy with some things you hear,” he said, speaking at the a Broadcasting Press Guild breakfast on Wednesday. “Even us together, all of us, if we were paid £3.5bn up front on 1 January [each year

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Source:: Sir Martin Sorrell: BBC licence fee should ‘maybe change over time’ – The Guardian

WPP’s Martin Sorrell reconsiders strength of newspapers – Media Week (registration)

Media Week (registration)
His comments made at the Broadcasting Press Guild this week mark a major U-turn on a presentation he gave at an Enders Analysis event just a week earlier, when he had once again referred to Mary Meeker’s time spent versus media spend analysis that … 

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Source:: WPP’s Martin Sorrell reconsiders strength of newspapers – Media Week (registration)

Trust to meet Thoday & Mulville over BBC3 – Broadcast

Broadcast
Speaking at a Broadcasting Press Guild lunch earlier today, the indie managing directors revealed they have called a meeting of Pact members, scheduled for 26 March, as part of their campaign to prevent the channel being reinvented as an online-only …
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Source:: Trust to meet Thoday & Mulville over BBC3 – Broadcast

BBC3 being ‘dismantled’ before its TV closure, claim producers – The Guardian

The Guardian
“What they are trying to do is get this off the table quickly before they get into charter renewal,” Mulville told a Broadcasting Press Guild breakfast on Tuesday. “This should be put on ice until there is a new government in place and the BBC formally
BBC3 bidders Mulville and Thoday say they would be prepared to make no Radio Times
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Source:: BBC3 being ‘dismantled’ before its TV closure, claim producers – The Guardian

Biopic dramas top Broadcasting Press Guild Awards – Televisual

Televisual
‘Biopic’ dramas, based on the lives of real people, picked up more top prizes at the 41st Broadcasting Press Guild Awards, voted for by journalists who write about TV and radio. Hard on the heels of Eddie Redmayne’s Oscar and BAFTA success for his …

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Source:: Biopic dramas top Broadcasting Press Guild Awards – Televisual

Andrew Buchan: ‘The second Broadchurch was like doing that daunting second … – What’s On TV

Andrew Buchan: ‘The second Broadchurch was like doing that daunting second
What’s On TV
Speaking at the 41st Broadcasting Press Guild Television and Radio Awards, Andrew goes on to say locals in Dorset are very respectful when they’re filiming Broadchurch. “Sometimes we’ll go in somewhere and there’s silence, or Jodie (Whittaker) and I

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‘Benefits Street’ wins documentary award – The Independent

The Independent
However Benefits Street was named Best Documentary Series at the Broadcasting Press Guild (BPG) Awards, held in London on Friday, beating Channel 4’s 24 Hours in Police Custody and an ITV investigation into Broadmoor hospital. The award, voted for …
Lenny Henry takes Broadcasting Press Guild’s highest honourThe Guardian
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Broadcasting Press Guild awards: BBC’s W1A collides with Jeremy Clarkson – The Guardian (blog)

The Guardian (blog)
Paul Schlesinger, producer of the BBC’s W1A, revealed at Friday’s Broadcasting Press Guild awards that real life had imitated the sitcom again, because writer/director John Morton was busy in the edit suite “getting to grips – and I use that term

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Source:: Broadcasting Press Guild awards: BBC’s W1A collides with Jeremy Clarkson – The Guardian (blog)

Vice News picks up first BPG Award – CampaignLive

CampaignLive
Vice Media’s Vice News has won the Innovation in Broadcasting Award at the Broadcasting Press Guild Awards, while Channel 4 picked up two factual television gongs. Vice: wins the Innovation in Broadcasting Award at the Broadcasting Press Guild Awards.

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Source:: Vice News picks up first BPG Award – CampaignLive

Lenny Henry takes Broadcasting Press Guild’s highest honour – The Guardian

The Guardian
Lenny Henry takes Broadcasting Press Guild’s highest honour. Sheridan Smith, Toby Jones and Vice News also among winners of awards voted on by TV and radio journalists. Lenny Henry’s work on diversity has been recognised with an outstanding …
Benefit Street and Sheridan Smith’s Cilla win at Broadcasting Press Guild The Independent
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Source:: Lenny Henry takes Broadcasting Press Guild’s highest honour – The Guardian