The Week: People News - Hooper to chair IFNC panel

campaignlive.co.uk, Friday, 15 January 2010 12:00AM

The former Ofcom deputy chairman Richard Hooper has been appointed to chair the selection panel for the independently funded news consortiums which are to be trialled in three regional areas as a possible replacement for ITV regional news.

The IFNC pilots are to be funded by the excess from the BBC licence fee which was originally set aside for digital switchover. The IFNCs, which were included in the digital economy bill published in November, will be piloted in Wales, Scotland, and the Tyne-Tees and Borders region.

This article was first published on campaignlive.co.uk

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