This paper identifies a number of key themes raised by audiences in Northern Ireland in relation to BBC Network News and Current Affairs, that the Audience Council wishes the BBC Trust to consider in its review of these services.The BBC Audience Council has engaged closely with different sections of the audience in Northern Ireland to understand the range of views about BBC Network News and Current Affairs. Overall, BBC News and Current Affairs is highly appreciated by many sections of the audience in Northern Ireland and is at the heart of the BBC’s public role. Audiences have high expectations of BBC News and this paper identifies a number of areas where it could do even more to serve its audiences.
|Number of pages||10|
|Publication status||E-pub ahead of print - 1 Dec 2013|
- BBC Network News and Current Affairs
- BBC Audience Council
- BBC Trust
Hanna, D., Hicks, E., Hill, R., Jackson, H., Johnston, B., Langan, A., Law, S., McCaughan, N., McGinley, A., McMenemy, P., Mullan, P., Shine, J., Todd, B., & Varma, M. (2013). BBC Audience Council Northern Ireland Advice to the BBC Trust Service Review of BBC Network News and Current Affairs. BBC. http://downloads.bbc.co.uk/bbctrust/assets/files/pdf/acni/networknewsca_2013_submission.pdf