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In what year was the BBC launched?
Founded in 1922, Launched in 1927 following experimental broadcasts.
What is the BBC's main source of funding?
As of April 2010 this costs �145.50 for the average household.
How many BBC national radio channels were there by 1964?
In 1964 the BBC split and renamed their radio channels in response to the popularity of pirate radio.
In what year was ITV created which was to become major competition for the BBC?
Although the BBC maintained its monopoly on radio stations until the 1970s.
What's the name of the BBC's teletext service?
Created in 1974.
In 2004 what inquiry raised concerns about the BBC's journalistic standards and its impartiality?
Senior management members were forced to resign including the Director General, Greg Dyke.
At present, the British government only fund one area of the BBC, what is this?
Unlike the other departments of the BBC, BBC World Service is funded by The Foreign Office.
The BBC runs under The Royal Charter, first established in 1927. How often is this Charter reviewed?
The 2007 Charter specifies that the mission of the Corporation is to 'inform, educate and entertain'.
Since 2007 the BBC has been run by the BBC Trust, who appoints the 14 members of the Trust?
Appointed by the Monarch on the advice of government ministers.
Who is the current Director-General of the BBC?
A former chief executive of Channel 4, Mark Thompson has held this role since 2004.
What is the annual operating budget of the BBC to the nearest billion?
Largest budget of any UK broadcaster.
Where is the official headquarters of the BBC?
It is home to three of the ten BBC national radio networks (Radio 3, Radio 4 and Radio 7).
In July 2007 what online broadcasting device was created allowing users to listen/watch live TV and watch archived programmes?
The BBC have stated that the iPlayer cost ?6 million to develop up to 8 April 2008.
What is the BBC's most popular magazine?
Founded in 1923.
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