Wed, 23/09/2009 - 07:06
A Commons select committee has branded BBC Worldwide's purchase of Lonely Planet "the most egregious example" of the company's expansion beyond its existing remit, suggesting that BBC Trust, which oversaw the move, acted irresponsibly in condoning it.
The report published today by the Commons' Culture, Media and...
Tue, 07/04/2009 - 09:06
A Select Committee looking into the BBC’s commercial operations said today it is "highly critical" of its controversial purchase of travel publisher Lonely Planet.
The committee of MPs said the broadcaster had been "less than forthcoming" about the Lonely Planet deal and called for the BBC to "rein in...