Dear British Broadcasting Corporation,
BBC advertises its total global audience annually to imply improvement and as a kind of showoff against its global rivals. But it is not possible to assess either, unless there is some info about the population data BBC uses to convert survey results to millions. Otherwise, there's no use in announcing global audience numbers. For instance, US Broadcasting Board of Governors is clear it uses data from Population Reference Bureau (PRB) to calculate American media global audience in millions. Because survey results are technically in percents, I'm asking to know based on what population data BBC provides its global reach in millions.
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