Posted by: crisdiaz24 | May 10, 2016

WHAT IS THE FUTURE FOR THE BBC? – Video

WHAT IS THE FUTURE FOR THE BBC?

 

  1. It is said that BBC 3 will be moving online because what can be offered this way is _______________________ and more _______________________ than anything they had on TV.
  2. This is a traditional BBC policy: when forced by _____________________ to do something they don’t want to do, the company says it’s is the best thing they could possibly be doing.
  3. According to Steve Hewlett, online broadcasting is not the most _____________________ thing to do.
  4. However, _____________________ of the viewers think that it should be left as it is.
  5. If going online happens, a(n) _____________________ in viewership is to be expected among key audiences, such as
  • _____________________people,
  • minority _____________________ viewers,
  • women from _____________________ families.
  1. Steve Hewlett thinks that TV is still the _____________________ way that people access the information, though.
  2. There will still be a _________________________ cut in the content budget.
  3. The Guardian suggests that there is still a _____________________ shortfall [1]in the forecast budget of the BBC.
  4. The reason for this shortfall lies in the fact that people watching TV on iPlayer do not have to pay for _______________________.
  5. If you do not watch TV at the time it is being _____________________, if you only watch it on demand catch-up[2], _______________________ you do not have to pay for it.

[1] Shortfall: deficit.

[2] On demand catch-up: a system for watching TV programmes after they have been broadcast, using a computer, phone, etc. that is connected to the internet.

 

KEY

  1. BETTER – DISTINCTIVE
  2. CIRCUMSTANCES
  3. UNREASONABLE
  4. (ABOUT) 80%
  5. DECLINE – YOUNG – ETHNIC – LOWER INCOME
  6. PREDOMINANT
  7. 50%
  8. 150 MILLION POUND
  9. A LICENSEE / A LICENSE FEE
  10. BROADCAST – LEGALLY
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