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Yes. The recommendation is that new online news providers should be part of a consideration of news plurality in the UK. They do quite clearly provide alternative sources of news and debate. The interesting and difficult question is working out how important they actually are, because they do cover all sorts of different types of news provision. So, as we were discussing earlier, they range from blogs to full-blown news sites. They cover news providers who are focused on the UK and news providers who are focused on international news and debate.

So it's not going to be easy, but as the market changes, I think there is -- there should be an expectation that Ofcom looks at all of this and decides how best to bring them into the fold, so to speak.

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