Media and Academic Journals Mainstream print, broadcast, radio, and internet media entities such as the New York Times, CNN, ABC News, National Public Radio, Slate.com, Seattlepi.com, etc., as well as influential academic journals such as the Journal of the American Medical Association, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Foreign Policy, etc.
"The BBC is the largest broadcasting corporation in the world...It is a public service broadcaster, established by a Royal Charter and funded by the licence fee that is paid by UK households.
The BBC uses the income from the licence fee to provide services including 8 national TV channels plus regional programming, 10 national radio stations, 40 local radio stations and an extensive website, bbc.co.uk."
"About the BBC: What is the BBC?," www.bbc.co.uk (accessed Apr. 28, 2009)
"To enrich people's lives with programmes and services that inform, educate and entertain."
"About the BBC: BBC Mission," www.bbc.co.uk (accessed Apr. 28, 2009)
233 million (2008 Global News Division audience)
£5.0 billion ($7.3 billion USD) (2008 total income)