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Call for Evidence

Sustainability of local journalism

Terms of Reference:

The DCMS Committee is inviting written evidence here by 6pm on Thursday 31 March 2022 addressing the following areas:

  • How are public service broadcasters, particularly the BBC, supporting or disrupting local journalism?
  • What has been the impact of the 2019 Cairncross review on local journalism, and what more needs to be done?
  • How can the Government support local news outlets to develop sustainable business models?
  • What role does social media play in local journalism?
  • How are partisan and hyper-partisan news outlets disrupting local news production?

This call for written evidence has now closed.

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