Last updated on: 3/6/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) Biography

Position:
None Found to the question "Should the Words “under God” Be in the US Pledge of Allegiance?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of 2003

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
   Media and Academic Journals
Mainstream print, broadcast, radio, and internet media entities such as the New York Times, CNN, ABC News, National Public Radio, Slate.com, Seattlepi.com, etc., as well as influential academic journals such as the Journal of the American Medical Association, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Foreign Policy, etc.
Description:

“The BBC is the largest broadcasting corporation in the world…

It is a public service broadcaster, established by a Royal Charter and funded by the licence fee that is paid by UK households.

The BBC uses the income from the licence fee to provide services including 8 national TV channels plus regional programming, 10 national radio stations, 40 local radio stations and an extensive website, bbc.co.uk.

BBC World Service broadcasts to the world on radio, on TV and online, providing news and information in 33 languages. It is funded by a government grant, not from the licence fee…”

“About the BBC,” BBC website (accessed Mar. 6, 2008)

Mission:

“To enrich people’s lives with programmes and services that inform, educate and entertain.”

“About the BBC,” BBC website (accessed Mar. 6, 2008)

Other:
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