The Commons Media Select Committee report into the BBC has added further impetus to a rebalancing of the BBC’s relationship with local media – whether papers, websites, tweeters etc.  Although they don’t mention the independent hyperlocal web explicitly the Committee says: ’30. The BBC must not expect to receive others’ news content without providing something in return. We are attracted by the idea of exchanges of content and information, where the BBC local websites link to the source of local material they have used, and in return the BBC allows…

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Original source – Talk About Local

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