Monday 14 September 2009

'Keeping BBC online news free is non-negotiable'

BBC director general Mark Thompson, in an interview with Jane Martinson in MediaGuardian today, says he is determined to keep online news free, describing it as "utterly non-negotiable".
"I would rather the BBC was abolished than we started encrypting news to stop people seeing it," he says. "The absolute first building block keystone of the BBC is delivering impartial, unbiased news."

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