Day: March 2, 2010

UK NEWS: BBC PROPOSES 6 MUSIC AND ASIAN NETWORK AXE

Via Digital Spy BBC director general Mark Thompson has confirmed that BBC 6 Music and Asian Network are facing closure as part of a radical overhaul of the corporation. During a briefing today, Thompson also pledged to shut down youth brands BBC Switch and Blast!, claiming that Channel 4 should be leading the way with teenage audiences. Thompson told BBC employees that he wants the corporation to spend 25% less on its online operation by 2013, with the BBC website to be []