The Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport has told the Commons that no further undertakings have been received from 21st Century Fox in connection with its proposed takeover of Sky.
Britain’s culture ministry, the DCMS, is to be restyled as the department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.
Culture Secretary Karen Bradley says she is minded to refer 21st Century Fox’s £11.7 billion takeover of Sky to the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) amid concern over media plurality.
The Secretary State for Culture says she is “minded to intervene” in the £11.7 billion Twenty-First Century Fox takeover of Sky.
The UK government is acting to ensure top sporting events remain on free-to-air TV, despite the growth in online viewing.
Culture Secretary Karen Bradley has given details of the BBC’s charter renewal, which is being flagged as delivering transparency for licence fee payers.
The DTG has called on the BBC to champion innovation and open standards in digital and wireless communication technology.
The BBC Trust model of governance is now bust, according to the shadow culture minister Chris Bryant.
Recently appointed Ofcom chief Sharon White is to tell the Government Culture, Media and Sport Committee of her priorities for the regulator.
The chairman of the BBC Trust has criticised the process under which the BBC will now fund the free TV Licence given to the over 75s through to the end of this Parliament.