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PERC Paper 7: Public-Commercial Hybridity at BBC News Online

The BBC is generally seen as a publicly funded broadcaster, independent of advertising and kept fairly autonomous from government. However, as Kate Wright’s paper here shows, large cuts have encouraged the corporation to seek additional advertising from its international-facing online version. Over a relatively short period this has meant changes to editorial parameters and to […]

by Kate Wright


PERC Paper 6 – The Treasury View of Higher Education by Andrew McGettigan

Today we publish a new PERC Paper, ‘The Treasury View of HE: Variable Human Capital Investment’, by Andrew McGettigan. In this paper, McGettigan, author of The Great University Gamble, explores the economic and financial logic through which the UK Treasury has justified transformations in the funding and financing of higher education in the UK. Download […]

by Andrew McGettigan