STRATEGIC GUIDES published on 16 Jun 2021

Top slicing the public service media licence fee? A false economy for democratic society

This new paper shows why proposals on top slicing the public service media (PSM) licence fee to provide third party organisations with a dedicated share of PSM public funding threaten to undermine the integrity of PSM as a single institution, acting as a false economy with respect to public money and the goal of a democratic and pluralistic society.