Public Accounts Committee

BBC faces ‘significant risks’ due to changing audience behaviour

The BBC faces “significant risks” to future performance due to changing audience behaviour, according to a House of Commons select committee. The Public Accounts Committee report flagged risks relating to people spending less time watching TV channels and DVDs, and spending more time watching subscription VOD services from commercial competitors like Netflix and Amazon. The […]

BBC must overhaul project management after ‘complete failure’ of DMI

The BBC needs to overhaul its approach to future major projects in order to safeguard licence fee payers’ money, following the “complete failure” of its Digital Media Initiative (DMI), according to MP Margaret Hodge.  The Chair of the Committee of Public Accounts attacked the BBC yesterday for being “far too complacent” about the risks involved […]