This week the Culture, Media and Sport Committee held a evidence session on online safety. The Committee heard from: Simon Milner, Policy Director, UK and Ireland, Facebook Sinéad McSweeney, Director, Public Policy, Europe, the Middle...Show More Summary
The Culture, Media and Sport committee will analyze BBC funding, plans and the public broadcaster's Royal Charter, before the current one expires in December of 2016. read more
A British House of Commons Culture, Media and Sport Committee report has today "condemned" Google's failure to adequately respond to the issue of online piracy and its refusal to block "infringing" websites on the grounds they might also carry legal material. Show More Summary
Liberal Democrat MP Tim Farron is urging people to respond to an inquiry into nuisance telephone marketing calls. Parliament’s Culture, Media and Sport Committee is planning to hold an inquiry into Nuisance Telephone Calls and Text Messages. Unwanted marketing messages can be received by telephone or text message. Together with abandoned, including silent, telephone calls, [...]
A campaign to outlaw nuisance phone calls and texts supported by Liberal Democrat MP for Cambridge Julian Huppert has led to a Parliamentary investigation. The Culture, Media and Sport Committee is to launch an inquiry into the issue and is calling for written evidence from anyone who wishes to contribute. It comes after Julian Huppert [...]
Liberal Democrat MP for North Norfolk Norman Lamb is urging people to respond to an inquiry into nuisance telephone marketing calls. Parliament’s Culture, Media and Sport Committee is planning to hold an inquiry into Nuisance Telephone Calls and Text Messages. Unwanted marketing messages can be received by telephone or text message. Together with abandoned, including [...]
Liberal Democrat MP for Cardiff Central Jenny Willott, is encouraging her constituents to supply evidence to an inquiry into nuisance calls and text messages. The House of Commons Culture, Media and Sport Committee today announced it is launching an inquiry to investigate abandoned (or silent) telephone calls and unwanted marketing messages which can be received [...]
Liberal Democrat MP Mark Hunter has welcomed the Culture, Media and Sport Committee’s announcement that it will to hold an inquiry into Nuisance Telephone Calls and Text Messages. Unwanted marketing messages along with silent telephone calls have led to complaints from constituents across the country to their Members of Parliament and the Culture, Media and Sport [...]
The secret recording of Rupert Murdoch addressing Sun staffers at a meeting last March has incited Parliament’s Culture, Media and Sport Committee to extend an invitation to the News Corp chief. “We’re inviting him to return to giveShow More Summary
An initiative to force fans attending any sports event in Russia to bring ID with them has been killed off, with the head of the Russian parliament's sports committee saying the government will decide when the rule will be applied on a case-by-case basis.
Amidst all the pyrotechnics at Tuesday's hearing of the Culture, Media and Sport Committee with the BBC Director General, George Entwistle, one point went mostly unremarked: how much more focused and co-ordinated the committee was in...Show More Summary
And so the Savile stuff rumbles on with George Entwistle’s singularly unimpressive performance before the House of Commons Culture, Media and Sport Committee. It still seems to me that the… Continue reading The post The Beeb’s self-inflicted wound appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
If anyone thought the three people accused of misleading the Culture, Media and Sport Committee during their hacking inquiry would respond by saying "it's a fair cop, guv", they can think again. The Commons has just voted overwhelmingly to refer the case to its ethics watchdog, the Standards and Privileges Committee. Show More Summary
Rupert Murdoch’s No. 2 opened the company’s earnings call by firing back at Parliament’s Culture Media and Sport Committee which said last week that the CEO’s handling of the UK hacking scandal scandal made him “not a fit person to exercise...Show More Summary
I understand that the Commons is not going to be asked to vote on whether Rupert Murdoch is "a fit person" to run a major international corporation. However, the Commons Culture Media and Sport Committee hope that MPs will vote to censure...Show More Summary
The grand announcement of the Culture Media and Sport Committee's verdict on phone hacking has just dissolved into cross-party bickering. The committee had been looking into whether its earlier inquiry into phone hacking allegationsShow More Summary
Rarely has there been quite so damning a verdict from a House of Commons committee. The investigation into phone hacking at News International by the Culture, Media and Sport Committee has uncovered a systematic attempt to mislead Parliament. According to the report, Rupert Murdoch is "is not a fit person to exercise the stewardship of [...]
A group of British lawmakers has concluded that Rupert Murdoch is not fit to lead his own media empire: Parliament's Culture, Media, and Sport Committee released a report the AP calls "scathing," accusing Murdoch of misleading Parliament about the extent of the phone hacking scandal at his News of the...
Breaking News, Refresh For Latest… BREAKING: The UK’s Culture Media and Sport Committee is today publishing its report into the phone-hacking scandal that has rocked Rupert Murdoch’s press empire here. Labour Party MP Tom Watson just told a press conference in London that the committee has found Rupert Murdoch “not fit to run an international company like BSkyB.” More to come…
The embattled News Corp scion’s decision over his future as chairman of BSkyB is balancing on a “fine line,” The Daily Telegraph reports. Murdoch’s position will become tenuous if Parliament’s Culture, Media and Sport Committee censures...Show More Summary