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Naman Ramachandran / Variety:
UK Culture Secretary confirms the BBC TV license fee will be frozen at Â£159 for two years, but says the funding model will be reviewed before December 2027
Michael Schneider / Variety:
FX Research: a record 559 scripted original TV series were released in 2021, up 13% YoY, likely due to 2020 shows being delayed by COVID-19 production shutdowns
Marie Le Conte / VICE:
A look at Politics For All, a UK news Twitter account started by a teenager in August 2019 and that amassed nearly half a million followers before it was banned
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