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Public service broadcasting committee hears further evidence

 

A select committee’s heard Manx Radio should have more governors and be further away from the Treasury when it comes to budgets.

 

Today, the secretary-general of the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association, Sally-Ann Wilson, gave evidence to a three-strong committee about public service broadcasting.

 

She praised Manx Radio as the voice of the Island, and said the station plays a role in promoting the culture of the Isle of Man.

 

But she said receiving funding direct from Treasury can cast a shadow over editorial independence:

 

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