British Broadcasting Corporation "BBC" was accused of excessive advertising the new album, the Irish group U2 "No Line on the Horizon", which is assigned to the release of 2 March . This publication writes The Daily Telegraph. Critics argue that by running on TV and radio stations "BBC" advertising plate and show involving U2, musicians earned around one million pounds sterling.
Over the next few days the program, guests will be members U2, will be broadcast on TV channels BBC 1 and BBC 2, as well as on radio stations Radio 1, Radio 2 and Radio 4. In addition, critics of the campaign "BBC" in support of U2, did not like the fact that on the official website of the British corporation is information about ticket sales for the next concert, as well as links to the website.
However, the existence of a financial contract between the BBC and U2 speech is not. As the British politician Nigel Evans, "this campaign is more expensive money." Representatives of "BBC" explained his decision to support U2, saying that one of the biggest challenges facing the media structure - to respond to the events of show business.
"U2 - One of the most popular rock bands in the world, and we believe that we should pay attention to the album of the band. Before the premiere of any well-known creative people, we must say that our audience. But we are particularly sensitive to the selection the topics that will highlight ", - the company.
Nevertheless, the policy of "BBC" in respect of U2 sparked a backlash among some viewers television corporation. New albums come every day, but we have some reason to be interested in only one of them, "- notes looker in his message to the company's website.