Westminster Media Forum – The future for public service broadcasting

Industry Events  |  11 December 2020

This conference will consider the future for UK public service broadcasting – looking at Ofcom’s PSB review, market dynamics, and priorities for policy and regulation.

The discussion is bringing stakeholders together with key policy officials who are due to attend from DCMSOfcom; the Cabinet OfficeDIT and HMRC.

The agenda:

  • Policy priorities for addressing the key challenges facing public service broadcasting
  • Latest thinking on defining public service broadcasting, its place in the wider media market, and its contribution to people’s lives and a society changed by the pandemic
  • The long-term outlook for the media sector, and assessing what support might be required in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Attracting and retaining young and diverse audiences offered ever-widening choices – innovation, discoverability, and ensuring continued relevance

Policy officials attending:

Our forums are known for attractilong strong interest from policymakers and stakeholders. Places have been reserved by parliamentary pass-holders from the APPG for Children’s Media and the Arts; the House of Commons Library; and the House of Lords, and officials from DCMSOfcom; the Cabinet Office; the Department of International Trade and HMRC.

Kate O’Connor, Executive Chair, Animation UK Council, will be among the speakers for this online event.

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