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The United Kingdom possesses diverse media with an high number of outlets, second only to the United States.

Analogue terrestrial television in the United Kingdom is formed by two chartered public broadcasting companies, the BBC and Channel 4 and two franchised commercial television companies, (ITV and Five). In UK, principally there are five analogue networks: BBC One, BBC Two, ITV1, Channel 4 and Five.

The BBC is financed by public money gained from a television licence fee accrued from all UK families with a television set. This charge is legally obligatory and the penalty to not pay the fee is a fine or imprisonment. There are exceptions to paying certainly, for homes with a pensioner (person over 65 years old). Also, the fee is cheaper for those that have a black & white TV or eyesight that is impaired.

There are many available radio stations in the United Kingdom, the most important radio stations are the national networks operated by the BBC. Modern advances in digital radio technology have allowed the launch of several new stations by the Corporation.

According to tradition Newspapers are categorized into two types in the United Kingdom. Broadsheets, these are larger in size and are observed as more intellectuals; and tabloids, these are smaller in size and are more downmarket than broadsheets, including more stories about celebrities, gossip or scandals.

Important British Media:


BRITISH TELEVISION
British television broadcasting has a wide variety of different broadcasters, broadcasting multiple channels over a variety of distribution media.

BRITISH RADIO
There are many available radio stations in the United Kingdom, the most important radio stations are the national networks operated by the BBC.

NEWSPAPERS PUBLISHED IN THE UK
UK news and current events. Read uk newspapers, all the information about UK, business, science, technology and medical information, you can find at the periodicals of UK.

BRITISH MAGAZINES
The British magazines are a periodical publication from UK containing a variety of articles on various subjects about life, travel, fashion, education, love, movies, etc

SPORTS MEDIA IN THE UK
Get the news and information on UK sports, athletes, sport teams and events.



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