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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 []

UK NEWS: BBC TO CUT STATIONS AND WEBSITES?

  Via BBC News The BBC is refusing to comment on reports it plans to close two radio stations and scale back its web presence to make £600m in savings. BBC Asian Network and 6 Music will be closed under the proposals, according to a report in The Times. Continue Reading…. The BBC refuse to comment on reports. …Well I guess the reports are true then!