BBC Bitesize promotion will 'kill start-ups and destroy jobs'

BBC Bitesize promotion will 'kill start-ups and destroy jobs'

Educational publishers have raised concerns over the BBC’s revision platform Bitesize, after the organisation launched a free app with cross-promotion on BBC TV and Radio. According to one educational company, the BBC will “kill British start ups” and contribute towards job losses if it continues to push the Bitesize app.

The BBC is currently under intense pressure to curb services paid for by the licence-fee payers that directly compete with commercial providers. A White Paper on the BBC released by the government on Monday (16th May), argued that the BBC should have "distinctive content"...

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