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BBC to launch a chart show for news

The BBC has announced plans to air the ‘Live 5 Hitlist’, a weekly chart show for news that will use data from social media to rank the week’s most popular stories in a Top 40 fashion. It aims to give the public a voice, but will the show reflect what Brits really want to hear?

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