What Editorial Control Does Bill Gates Have Over The BBC
Sean Moran made this Freedom of Information request to British Broadcasting Corporation
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Dear British Broadcasting Corporation,
1. What editorial control does Bill Gates(and/or the Gates Foundation) have over the BBC (or one of their subsidiaries)?
2. How much money has Bill Gates (and/or the Gates Foundation) paid to the BBC (or one of their subsidiaries) in each of the last 20 years? Please provide figures yearly.
3. What is the official reason for Bill Gates's (and/or the Gates Foundation) payments to the BBC (or one of their subsidiaries)?
4. Do Bill Gates's (and/or the Gates Foundation) payments to the BBC (or one of their subsidiaries) give him any influence? If so please describe.
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