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Mark Thompson on the BBC's future funding
Part 2, June 27th: The majority of the BBC's activities are funded by the licence fee - and a licence is a legal requirement for anyone in the UK with a television. As the media becomes increasingly multi-platform, The director general of the BBC, Mark Thompson, discusses the pressures on that funding model and how it might change. In this second section of an interview with the FT's US managing editor, Chrystia Freeland, he also defends the British newspaper culture in contrast with American approaches, he discusses a global thirst for international tv news pictures, and discusses the decline in US tv network coverage of that news.