BRITTONS are being asked to join the BBC boycotts in order to “disrupt” this broadcaster, and ensure that it stops using viewers for granted.Households all over the country are being asked to refrain from making use of services of the corporation. services of the company between the months of Christmas and New Years to protest their quality content available. Campaigners argue that the licence fee model has meant for too long, the broadcaster is able to depend on money, regardless of what it airs.
They think that a decline in viewership figures during the Christmas season would signal to corporate managers that Britons are not to get taken for granted.Rebecca Ryan Director of the campaign of Pressure group Defund the BBC spoke to Express.co.uk: “It would be extremely disruptive to the BBC If there were an unintentional “circuit break” for the BBC during the Christmas season. “Given that they don’t even appreciate the individuals who pay for them to create original content currently this would be extremely efficient.”
The BBC was the target of a storm of criticism earlier in the month after it was discovered that its schedule on Christmas Day was identical to 2020. Shows such as Strictly Come Dancing and Mrs Brown’s Boys and Call the Midwife will all be on air today and may be shown the same schedule as they did last year.
While the content will all be new, over the rest of the festive period the BBC is showing a large number of repeats.Between December 18 and December 31, nearly a third of all programmes on BBC One are repeats.Three-quarters of BBC Two’s lineup are shows which have been aired before. Ms Ryan said: “People should switch to on-demand services for Christmas. “They can do the job of causing significant disruption.