In the OMG category, from YouGovLabs:
As traditional print journalism continues to lose readers and revenue to the free internet news stream, journalist David Leigh has proposed a way to save UK newspapers.
Leigh has pitched the idea of a £2-a-month broadband levy, along the lines of the BBC TV licence fee, which he says could drive more than £500 million into the industry every year.
This £2-a-month levy, says Leigh, could be collected by ‘a freestanding agency, on the lines of the BBC licence fee’, and redistributed to news providers depending on how many UK readers they have.
In This Week’s Labs Debate, tell us would you support or oppose this idea, as a way of securing the financial future of UK news online?
Arkell v Pressdram.