PRS for Music (PRSfM), which represents composers and publishers of music, has successfully defended an appeal by ITV to the High Court following a Copyright Tribunal decision in 2016. In 2014 ITV made a reference to the Copyright Tribunal for it to determine, amongst other things, the annual licence fee that ITV should pay to… Read more »
The Diamond diversity monitoring system (Diamond) has been live since 15th August 2016. From this date, programmes commissioned by the BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Sky are subject to Diamond, created to collect and monitor diversity information for the industry in order to better understand who appears on television and who is making television. The… Read more »
Under a new BBC Royal Charter, Ofcom will become the BBC’s first external regulator in April 2017. Ofcom will be responsible for regulating the content standards of the BBC’s television, radio and on-demand programmes, competition and performance.