REVIEW: Greg Dyke warns Britain's ad industry

Greg Dyke, the BBC's director-general, has warned Britain's ad industry to abandon all hope of getting the corporation to accept advertising. "The chance of the BBC being funded by advertising in the years ahead is nil,

he told an Advertising Association lunch this week. "There was a time in the late 80s when your campaign had a chance. Its time has gone. The dog is well and truly dead and it is time to bury it.

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