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 halved in scale. Continue Reading….
And click here to read ‘Industry figures step up BBC 6 Music Campaign’.
Categories: UK News
Are they going to reduce the tv licence, then?
There’s talk of them abolishing it but I don’t ever see that happening in my lifetime.