Thursday February 20, 2020

BBC journalists asked for money-making ideas

BBC news journalists have been requested to drum up money-making ideas for the corporation, according to a report in the London Independent.

25th June, 2012
BBC Global News reporters have been asked for money-making ideas

BBC news journalists have been requested to drum up money-making ideas for the corporation, according to a [report](http://www.independent.co.uk/news/media/tv-radio/shock-at-the-bbc-as-reporters-are-told-to-start-making-money-7879748.html) in the London Independent.

The newspaper reported on a leaked BBC email from Peter Horrocks, the director of BBC Global News, which says that reporters should “exploit new commercial opportunities [and] maximise the value we create with our journalism”. “With the income objective, let us know if...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader

Trial

€1

Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.

Annual

€200

€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.

Quarterly

€55

€42

90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Share this post

Related Stories

The best writing and and the biggest stories of 2019 from the Business Post

Richie Oakley | 1 month ago

Denis O’Brien is back in court, residents continue to fight the Council on halting site and a row surfaces in government over rent control proposals

Leanna Byrne | 4 years ago