BBC’s reputation survives Hutton

The BBC has overwhelmingly retained its reputation for quality despite the fallout from the Hutton Report, according to a survey carried out exclusively for PRWeek by

Ninety per cent of respondents felt the quality of BBC news content was ‘good to excellent’ while 60 per cent said they trusted the BBC.

However, a majority said the licence fee should be scrapped.

A spokesman said: ‘It seems the public still respects the ethos of the BBC as a public service broadcaster, but they are prepared to see changes in the way it is funded.’

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