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    News - BBC confirms service cuts, 6 Music and Asian Network face the axe

    The BBC has revealed plans to slash its radio, television and online services as part of a strategic review billed as the biggest shake-up in the corporation's 88-year history.
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    Re: News - BBC confirms service cuts, 6 Music and Asian Network face the axe

    I blody hope 6music doesn't go, its one of my favourite stations!
    Not around too often!

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    Re: News - BBC confirms service cuts, 6 Music and Asian Network face the axe

    So the BBC wants to cut channels in order to focus on quality and public service rather than ratings and obvious commercial overlap. So they cut quality (6) and public service radio (asian net). However they keep BBC3 and Radio 1 that have obvious commercial overlap.

    They will also cut Top Gear magazine, that whilst it isn't niche does bring in money for public service broadcasting.

    The words sound great: more quality, less tat, refocusing on public service, savings toward the previous
    Reallity: hacking out quality, keeping obvious overlap, removing money generating enterprises that help pay for programming

    They aren't doing this for us, they are doing this for Murdock!

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    Re: News - BBC confirms service cuts, 6 Music and Asian Network face the axe

    What they should be doing is cutting back on all the high paid executives who continue to leech our TV license fee's, rather than its services.

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    Re: News - BBC confirms service cuts, 6 Music and Asian Network face the axe

    Quote Originally Posted by zoomee View Post
    What they should be doing is cutting back on all the high paid executives who continue to leech our TV license fee's, rather than its services.
    +1 on that.

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    Re: News - BBC confirms service cuts, 6 Music and Asian Network face the axe

    and cut back on the appalling, over-priced crap series they seem to be commissioning.......Robin Hood and Merlin spring to mind....
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    Re: News - BBC confirms service cuts, 6 Music and Asian Network face the axe

    Scrap Radio 1 - problem solved, who else gets annoyyed listening to Fern cotton talk utter **** about Tweeting & Facebook & Haircuts etc etc really annoys me

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    Re: News - BBC confirms service cuts, 6 Music and Asian Network face the axe

    Quote Originally Posted by Breezey View Post
    Scrap Radio 1 - problem solved, who else gets annoyyed listening to Fern cotton talk utter **** about Tweeting & Facebook & Haircuts etc etc really annoys me
    Then change stations. It's easy!

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    Re: News - BBC confirms service cuts, 6 Music and Asian Network face the axe

    Quote Originally Posted by abaxas View Post
    Then change stations. It's easy!
    I have

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    Re: News - BBC confirms service cuts, 6 Music and Asian Network face the axe

    Quote Originally Posted by Breezey View Post
    Scrap Radio 1 - problem solved, who else gets annoyyed listening to Fern cotton talk utter **** about Tweeting & Facebook & Haircuts etc etc really annoys me
    Chris Moyles the annoying rubbishrubbishrubbishrubbish is one of the highest paid people in the bbc, what a ****ing joke...
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