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In a style typically associated with the BBC.
The presenter spoke perfect BBC English.
British Broadcasting Corporation
The British Broadcasting Corporation is the public-service broadcaster of the United Kingdom, headquartered at Broadcasting House in London. It is the world's oldest national broadcasting organisation and the second largest broadcaster in the world by number of employees, with over 20,000 staff in total, of which 16,672 are in public sector broadcasting. The BBC is established under a Royal Charter and operates under its Agreement with the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport. Its work is funded principally by an annual television licence fee which is charged to all British households, companies, and organisations using any type of equipment to receive or record live television broadcasts. The fee is set by the British Government, agreed by Parliament, and used to fund the BBC's extensive radio, TV, and online services covering the nations and regions of the UK. From 1 April 2014 it also funds the BBC World Service, launched in 1932, which provides comprehensive TV, radio, and online services in Arabic, and Persian, and broadcasts in 28 languages.
British National Corpus
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In the UK we expect to talk to the BBC and other broadcasters as to whether they are interested in taking up some of the rights.
We need distinctive and different voices but they cannot come at any price. Common to all at the BBC have to be standards of decency and respect.
You wouldn't want the BBC to completely crowd out national newspapers, and if you look at the BBC website, it's a good product but it's becoming a bit imperial in its ambitions.
There's no question that the BBC will have less funding after the end of next year. My suspicion is it (the licence fee) will be frozen again, which means in effect a reduction.
I have been in discussions with the BBC regarding my involvement with SPOTY after hearing what I believe to be very outdated and derogatory comments from a fellow SPOTY nominee.
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